Over 1,200 Gold Derby readers predicted the winners in 30 races at the Emmy Awards. In total, our Users logged almost 19,000 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click on Emmy Awards 2012.
One User, Andrew Eng, scored 64% while Vinicius Pereira got 60% and both Jonathan Leonard and snuggle 4 (who was our top Oscar prognosticator) came in at 57%. And Alex, Andrew Rabin, efficiency and Fauzan all scored 54%.
Daniel Manu (Television Without Pity) went 45% for his 18 picks and John Kubicek (Buddy TV) got 34% of those categories correct. Ken Tucker (EW) was also at 38% but he predicted 24 races while Jill Serjeant (Reuters) scored 39% for her 13 forecasts.
Elena Howe (Los Angeles Times) nailed 36% of her 28 predictions and Maria Elena Fernandez (Newsweek/Daily Beast) was at 32% for her 19 choices. Rick Porter (Zap 2 It) predicted 21 races and scored 29%
Gold Derby's own Tom O'Neil and Paul Sheehan both predicted all 30 races and scored 30% and 40% respectively.
Among our Editors who predicted 30 categories, Chris Beachum scored 50%, Marcus Dixon got 44%, both Daniel Montgomery and Rob Licuria had 40% and both Matt Noble and David Schnelwar were at 37%. Andrew Pickett got 36% of his 28 picks right while Darrin Dortch got 33% of that same number correct.
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Oscar Nominations: New York state resident Tim Kressner (gufa54) won $1,000 for reaping the highest percentage (78%) when predicting Academy Award noms. Watch our video chat with him here and learn his strategy for making picks. See the leaderboard here. See Kressner's predix here.
Golden Globes (Film): Mario Gomez, a med studen in Mexico, won our contest with the highest percentage of correct picks (86%) and highest point score (2,693). See our video chat with him here. Two other contestants also scored 86%: lulo1989 and eastwest. Tom O'Neil reaped best Experts' score. David Schnelwar had top score among our Editors. See the leaderboard here to see if you made the top tier.
Critics Choice Nominations: Bryce H scored an impressive 83% when sizing up 20 categories. That was one percentage point ahead of our smartest Editor, Daniel Montgomery. Our top Expert was also one of our Editors, Paul Sheehan, who reaped 74%. To see how you performed, check out our leaderboard plus the score section of your account page.
Golden Globe (Film) Nominations: Jonathan was our top User, reaping a staggering 86% when forecasting the lineup of 10 categories. That put him six percentage points ahead of our best Expert -- Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood) -- and eight ahead of our leading Editor, Daniel Montogomery. Did you made the cut on the leaderboard score breakdown?
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award Winners: Christian aced all rivals, scoring 82%. That was almost 20 percentage points ahead of our top Expert (Edward Douglas of ComingSoon ) and Editor (Matt Noble), both of whom earned scores of 64%. Christian foresaw that surprise screenplay win for "Before Midnight." See leaderboard.