Congratulations to our User Brandon Skidmore for an outstanding top score of 78.77% when predicting the 2017 Emmy Awards nominations on Thursday. He is actually tied with tommyogorman99 at that score but has a better point score of 22,771 by using the 500 super bets wisely. Both of those Users are just ahead of a trio with 78.08% accuracy — Aleksandar Jojic, Lolek, and Doug Jamieson.
Over 3,000 people worldwide predicted these nominees in 24 categories for the 69th annual ceremony slated for September 17 on CBS. Our top scorer only missed 28 times out of all the available slots. Some of his longer shot predictions that made it were Anthony Hopkins for “Westworld” (Best Drama Actor), Jane Fonda for “Grace and Frankie” (Best Comedy Actress), Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg (Best Reality Host), Denis O’Hare and Brian Tyree Henry for “This Is Us” (Best Drama Guest Actor), Becky Ann Baker for “Girls” (Best Comedy Guest Actress), and Alexander Skarsgard for “Big Little Lies” (Best Movie/Mini Supporting Actor).
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.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For Gold Derby’s Editors, all seven of us are bunched together closely. Marcus Dixon, Daniel Montgomery, and Paul Sheehan are in first place with 74.66% correct. Matt Noble is next with 73.97%, and then Tom O’Neil and myself at 73.29%, followed by Rob Licuria with 72.60%. See Editors’ leaderboard.