Gold Derby user Rich Landry did so well at predicting last year’s Golden Globes TV nominations — 17th place out of more than 1,500 predictors — that he’s now featured in a league along with the other Top 24 Users to forecast this year’s noms. Can YOU take him down this year? Below, see this reader’s current Golden Globes picks and then be sure to make your own predictions.
“For television drama, I am predicting ‘The Crown,'” reveals Landry. “This show was so amazing. It screamed award show love and the performances were amazing. I predict it will get many nominations. None of the shows nominated last year I think have enough buzz right now to win or even be nominated again. I think ‘The Crown’ will do great at the Emmy Awards next year and I think the Globes will want to reward it first. ‘Game of Thrones’ was never really embraced by the Globes. ‘Westworld’ I am still not sold on. ‘Stranger Things,’ while I loved, I have really forgotten about. ‘Mr. Robot’ won last year and I personally stopped watching. ‘This is Us’ is also in my predictions. The Globes do nominate network shows and this show behind ‘The Crown’ is my second favorite new series of the season.”
“For television comedy, I am predicting ‘Atlanta,” Landry adds. “Creator/star Donald Glover seems to be on the verge of a big year with both ‘Spider-Man’ and the Han Solo movie coming out so I think they will want to reward him and his show as they did with Lena Dunham (“Girls”). Plus, ‘Atlanta’ was a success for FX. ‘Insecure’ and ‘Divorce’ do not seem to scream best series awards to me. ‘Transparent’ has already won, and the Globes want nothing to do with ‘Veep’ which I think should win for the outstanding fifth season.”
As for his comedy acting picks, Jamieson thinks Glover (“Atlanta”) will win Best TV Comedy Actor and that Issa Rae (“Insecure”) will take home the Globe for Best TV Comedy Actress.
Make your Golden Globes TV Awards picks now and tell industry insiders which shows and performers you have out front to win on January 8. You can keep changing them until just before nominations are announced on December 12 at 5 am PT/8 am ET. But it is important to register your initial predictions now to let Hollywood know who has the inside track for these kudos. Be sure to make your predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s nominees). Read our contest rules.