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").
Gold Derby's own Paul Sheehan scored 71%, while Debra Birnbaum (TV Guide Magazine) and Ken Tucker both predicted 70% of nominees.
Glenn Whipp (LA Times)
Lynn Elber (Associated Press)
Steve Pond (The Wrap)
Matt Roush (TV Guide Magazine)
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)
Debra Birnbaum (TV Guide Magazine)
Pete Hammond (Deadline)
Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby)
Mike Cidoni (Associated Press)
Daniel Manu (TV Without Pity)
Robert Bianco (USA Today)
Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly)
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Read more about entry and rules here. Make your initial Oscar predictions now. Change them later as often as you wish up until Oscar Day. Below, meet our past winners of recent award prediction contests.
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.