Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil tops all Experts predicting the 2014 Emmy nominees

Gold Derby’s head honcho Tom O’Neil bested 13 other Experts in predicting this year’s Emmy nominations. He scored an impressive 76% accuracy across 23 categories.

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Among O’Neil’s terrific picks, he correctly forecast bids for a slew of featured performers — Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story: Coven“), Joe Mantello and Alfred Molina (“The Normal Heart“), Kate Mulgrew (“Orange is the New Black“) and Joanne Froggatt (“Downton Abbey“) — as well as Best Miniseries nomination for “Bonnie and Clyde.”

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Tied for second with 74% correct were Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post), Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times), and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby).

At 73% were Mike Cidoni (Associated Press) and Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter

With 72% accuracy were Lynn Elber (Associated Press), Matt Roush (TV Guide), and Joyce Eng (TV Guide). 

Steve Pond (The Wrap) had 70% followed by Ken Tucker at 69% and Robert Bianco (USA Today) with 68% correct.

Lynette Rice (People) and Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood) completed 20 out of 23 categories and scored 66% and 65% respectively.

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While the Experts had an average score of 72%, our Editors were at 75% while the Users came in at 59%.

The easiest races to predict were Movie/Mini Actor (86%), Variety Series (86%), Reality-Compeitition Series (85%), Comedy Series (79%), and Drama Series (79%). The toughest were Drama Guest Actor (48%) and Comedy Guest Actor (49%).

Click here to see the leaderboards revealing how everybody scored.

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