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Glenn Whipp (LA Times) is our top expert predicting Emmy nominations

By Gold Derby News Desk
Jul 18 2013 13:52 pm
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15 experts predicted 22 top races at the Primetime Emmy Awards, and Glenn Whipp (LA Times) proved the savviest pundit, scoring 75%. He correctedly predicted all nominees for Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Reality-Competition Series, and Best Variety Series. He was also one of the few to foresee the surprise nomination for Adam Driver ("Girls").

Following close behind him were Matt Roush (TV Guide Magazine), Lynn Elber (Associated Press), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), and Steve Pond (The Wrap) with 72%.

Gold Derby's own Paul Sheehan scored 71%, while Debra Birnbaum (TV Guide Magazine) and Ken Tucker both predicted 70% of nominees.

Pete Hammond (Deadline) was 69% accurate. John Kubicek (Buddy TV) and Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil followed with 68%, while Mike Cidoni (Associated Press) and Daniel Manu (TV Without Pity) came in at 67%.

Robert Bianco (USA Today) correctly predicted 64%, and Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly) got 58% right.

75% Correct
Glenn Whipp (LA Times)

72% Correct
Lynn Elber (Associated Press)
Steve Pond (The Wrap)
Matt Roush (TV Guide Magazine)
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)

71% Correct
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)

70% Correct
Debra Birnbaum (TV Guide Magazine)
Ken Tucker

69% Correct
Pete Hammond (Deadline)

68% Correct
Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby)

67% Correct
Mike Cidoni (Associated Press)
Daniel Manu (TV Without Pity)

64% Correct
Robert Bianco (USA Today)

58% Correct
Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly)

 

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