Congratulations to our User Magic 8 Ball for scoring a very impressive 77.73% when predicting the 2017 Golden Globe TV nominations on Monday. Out of 11 categories, she only missed 13 of the nominee slots. She also had a great point total of 10,379 by using the 500 and 200 point bets wisely. Very close to the top score with 76.36% is AnDres Gtz and then a tie at 76.06% for Kevin Klawitter and Tim Simms.
Over 1,300 people worldwide predicted these nominees in the drama, comedy, and movie/limited series categories. Our top scorer had several terrific picks, including Keri Russell (“The Americans”) for Best TV Drama Actress, “The Dresser” for Best Movie/Limited Series, Riley Keough (“The Girlfriend Experience”) for Best Movie/Limited Series Actress, and John Lithgow (“The Crown”) for Best TV Supporting Actor.
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For our nine Experts predicting TV nominees, Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) finishes on top with 72.12% correct. Just behind him are Joyce Eng (Gold Derby) with 71.97% and Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo) with 70.91%. Eric Deggans (NPR) and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com) are next at 68.64% and then Robert Rorke (New York Post) and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) with 66.36%. The last two in this group are Tariq Khan (Fox News) at 62.73% and Tim Gray (Variety) at 60.00%.
Among Gold Derby’s Editors, I have the best score with 77.73% correct. Daniel Montgomery is next with 67.88% and Paul Sheehan at 66.36%. Marcus Dixon, follows with 65.91% and then both Rob Licuria and Matt Noble have 55.00% right.
Make your Golden Globes Awards picks now and tell industry insiders which TV series and performers you have out front to win on January 8. You can keep changing them until just before show time. Be sure to make your predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s winners). Read our contest rules.