SAG Awards TV predictions: Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) tops all Experts with best score

SAG Awards TV predictions Experts Idris Elba Queen Latifah Viola Davis

Congratulations to Gold Derby’s very own founder Tom O’Neil for having the top score of 78% predicting the 2016 SAG Awards TV winners on Saturday. In fact, the only two categories he missed were Jon Hamm (“Mad Men“) as Best Drama Actor and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep“) for Best Comedy Actress.

Actual winners in the nine categories were “Downton Abbey,” Kevin Spacey, and Viola Davis (drama), “Orange is the New Black,” Jeffrey Tambor, and Uzo Aduba (comedy), Idris Elba and Queen Latifah (movie/mini), and “Game of Thrones” (stunts).

Related: Complete list of 2016 SAG Awards winners and nominees

O’Neil is followed in second place by Tariq Khan (Fox News) with 67%. We then have a three-way tie at 56% with Pete Hammond (Deadline), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes) and Susan Wloszczyna ( follow at 45%. Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post) is in the final spot with 34% correct.

You can see how your score compares to theirs in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. Or you can find your score by clicking on “My Award Scores,” which appears in the gold menu bar when you’re signed in to your account.

See the separate rankings of our Experts, Editors and Users in our special leaderboards that feature top scores per group.

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Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)

Tariq Khan (Fox News)

Pete Hammond (Deadline)
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)
Peter Travers (Rolling Stone)

Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes)
Susan Wloszczyna (

Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post)


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