Writers Guild Awards 2018: Group of 7 Experts correctly predicts 80% of WGA winners

Congratulations to a group of seven Experts for a terrific score of 80% when predicting the 2018 Writers Guild Awards winners on Sunday. For these journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year, the tie was between Erik Davis (Fandango), Edward Douglas, Joyce Eng (Gold Derby), Pete Hammond (Deadline), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Anne Thompson (Indiewire) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone).

Over 1,300 people worldwide predicted these WGA winners in three film and seven television categories. The awards ceremony was held on February 11 in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and in Beverly Hills (hosted by Patton Oswalt). Those three film awards were won by Jordan Peele for “Get Out” (original screenplay), James Ivory for “Call Me By Your Name” (adapted screenplay”) and “Jane” (documentary screenplay).

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 four Experts making predictions, there is a three-way tie with 70% following the leaders: Tariq Khan (Fox News), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com). Thelma Adams (Gold Derby) is next with 60%. See Experts’ leaderboard.

PREDICT the Oscar winners now; change them until March 4

Be sure to make your Oscar predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how their films and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before winners are announced on March 4. And join in the fierce debate over the 2018 Oscars taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our movie forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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