Congratulations to our User Emiliewab for an outstanding score of 80.77% when predicting the 2018 Emmy Awards winners on Monday night. She is just ahead of two people — Patrick Gittings and Derek — with 76.92% correct and has a great point score total of 8,681 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 2,900 people worldwide predicted these champs in 26 categories. The awards ceremony was held in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater and was hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost. Our top scorer got 18 of the categories correct, including tough ones like Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) for Best Drama Supporting Actor, Merritt Wever (“Godless”) for Best Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress, and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” for Best Movie/Limited Series Directing.
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.”
Among our nine Editors, Susan Wloszzyna is best with 61.54%. Rob Licuria is next with 56.69% and then a large group of Marcus Dixon, Matt Noble, Paul Sheehan and myself with 53.85%. Joyce Eng, Matt Noble and Tom O’Neil have 50.00%. See Editors’ leaderboard.
And now on to another big awards show for your predictions! Be sure to check out how our experts rank this year’s Oscar contenders. Then take a look at the most up-to-date combined odds before you make your own Oscar predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominations are announced on January 22.