Emmys 2017: Debra Birnbaum, Chris Harnick, Paul Sheehan, Peter Travers top all Experts predicting winners

Congratulations to our Experts Debra Birnbaum (Variety), Chris Harnick (E!), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) for an outstanding score of 85.19% when predicting the 2017 Emmy Awards winners on Sunday. Each of these four people got 23 out of 27 categories correct. Taking part in the 2017 contest were 22 Experts, top journalists who cover the television and entertainment industry throughout the year.

Over 2,700 people worldwide predicted these Emmys champs in 27 categories for the ceremony hosted by Stephen Colbert on CBS and held in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater. The rest of the Experts are listed in our full report below.

SEE Emmy Winners List: Who Won The 2017 Emmy Awards

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 the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the remainder of our Experts, the next spot is a three-way tie between at Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Adnan Virk (ESPN), and Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times) at 84.48%. Another three-way tie follows for Nikki Novak (Fandango), Anne Thompson (Indiewire), and Ken Tucker (Yahoo) at 77.78%. Lynn Elber (Associated Press) is next with 74.07% and then Matt Roush (TV Guide) with 70.37%.

The next three Experts are Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life), Robert Rorke (New York Post), and Jarett Wieselman (Buzzfeed) with 66.67% right. The following space is held by Eric Deggans (NPR) and Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo) with 62.96%. Pete Hammond (Deadline) then has 59.26%, Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) with 55.56%, Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly) with 51.85%, and a tie between Michael Ausiello (TV Line) and Kerr Lordygan (Rotten Tomatoes) with 44.44%. See Experts’ leaderboard.

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