Congratulations to our User shakespeare3025 for an excellent score of 87.50% when predicting the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards winners in TV categories on Thursday. He is actually tied with Colin Dlugosch with that percentage, but our top scorer has a better point score of 5,818 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 1,000 people worldwide predicted these critics’ winners in 16 television categories. The awards ceremony was held in Santa Monica, California, and was hosted by Olivia Munn on CW. Our top scorer got 14 categories correct, with the only misses for Best Comedy Actor (choosing Aziz Ansari from “Master of None” over Ted Danson from “The Good Place”) and Best Comedy Supporting Actor (picking Tituss Burgess from “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” over Walton Goggins from “Vice Principals”).
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For the three Experts predicting the event, Joyce Eng (Gold Derby) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) are tied in the top spot with 75.00%. Adnan Virk is next with 68.75%. See Experts’ leaderboard.
For the six Gold Derby Editors, Daniel Montgomery and Paul Sheehan are tied for first with 81.25% correct. We then have a three-way tie between Marcus Dixon, Joyce Eng, and myself with 75.00% right. Rob Licuria is next with 50%. See Editors’ leaderboard.
Be sure to check out how our experts rank Oscar contenders in this and the other top races. Use the drop-down menus at the top of each page to see the other categories. Then take a look at the most up-to-date odds before you make make your Oscar nomination predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominees are announced on January 23.