Congratulations to five of our Experts — Erik Davis (Fandango), Tariq Khan (Fox News), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), and Anne Thompson (Indiewire) — for excellent 87.50% prediction scores picking winners for Saturday’s 2017 Directors Guild Awards. They were best among the 12 Experts, journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year.
Over 1,000 people worldwide predicted these winners for three DGA film and five television categories. The film champs were “La La Land” (film), “Lion” (first-time feature), and “O.J.: Made in America” (documentary). The television winners were “Veep (comedy), “Game of Thrones” (drama), “The Night Of” (movie/mini), “Saturday Night Live” (variety series), and “Tony Awards” (variety special).
After the five Experts on top, we have a three-way tie at 75.00% correct between Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone), and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com). Next up are Jack Mathews (Gold Derby) and Brian Truitt (USA Today) at 62.50%. Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior) predicted seven categories for 85.71% correct. Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) chose seven categories for 71.43% right. See Experts’ leaderboard.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”
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