Emmys 2019: Pete Hammond (Deadline) tops all Experts predicting winners

Congratulations to our Expert Pete Hammond (Deadline) for a terrific score of 81.48% when predicting the 2019 Emmy Awards winners on Sunday. He is best among 31 Experts, journalists who cover television throughout the year. See Experts’ scores.

Almost 3,800 people worldwide predicted these Emmys champs in 27 categories for the ceremony in downtown Los Angeles. You can see a full list of winners for these comedy, drama, reality, variety and movie/limited categories. Hammond got 20 out of 27 categories correct, including tough ones like “Fleabag” (Comedy Directing), Jodie Comer for “Killing Eve” (Drama Actress), Billy Porter for “Pose” (Drama Actor) and Julia Garner for “Ozark” (Drama Supporting Actress).

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.”

For our other 30 Experts predicting, the second spot at 70.37% is held by Jen Chaney (Vulture) and Nikki Novak (Fandango). Joyce Eng (Gold Derby) is next at 66.67%. Following her is a three-way tie at 62.96% for Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Jazz Tangcay (Awards Daily) and Kaitlin Thomas (TV Guide). A four-way tie is next at 59.26% for Michael Ausiello (TV Line), Debbie Day (Rotten Tomatoes), Anne Thompson (Indiewire) and Susan Wloszczyna (Gold Derby).

A five-way tie follows at 51.85% for Eric Deggans (NPR), Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo), Kelly Lawler (USA Today), Wilson Morales (BlackFilm) and Robert Rorke (New York Post). Up next is a three-way tie at 48.15% for Christopher Rosen (TV Guide), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). Another tie at 44.44% is next for Lynn Elber (Associated Press), Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life), Ed Martin (Media Village), Matt Roush (TV Guide) and Michael Schneider (Variety). A two-way tie at 40.74% follows for Ben Travers (Indiewire) and Ken Tucker (Yahoo). The final ones are Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly) at 29.63%, Mary Murphy at 25.93% and Matt Webb Mitovich (TV Line), who only predicted 19 categories for 52.63%.

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