Chris Beachum is Managing Editor for Gold Derby. He began closely following the Emmys and Oscars at age 8 by keeping journals of all the winners, nominees and presenters (long before an internet). He has hosted over 1,000 interviews and assisted many Emmy winners in choosing their episode submissions, including winners Ty Burrell, Allison Janney, Cynthia Nixon, Jim Parsons and more. He builds predictions center events, scheduling all interviews, creating panels and events plus keeping a close relationship with all studios and networks.
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March 21, 2019 at 2:51 pm #1202824861
After ballots are released in June.March 17, 2019 at 6:15 pm #1202819865
We’re not adding in any more categories until after nominations and probably not making any more changes on the contenders or number of slots. Everything is correct and complete as far as we know.March 16, 2019 at 9:38 am #1202818562
Catherine the Great is on the official Academy calendar for an FYC event in May. HBO has not updated us or given a debut date, but they have also not contacted us to remove it from the predictions center. The FYC event being scheduled is a sign that it will be eligible for 2019 but it could also still be tentative while they decide.March 15, 2019 at 9:12 pm #1202818135
Arquette is supporting for The Act and lead for Escape.March 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm #1202818103
After meeting with Amazon today, we are adding these to the predictions center…
Comedy — Catastrophe (Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan in lead)
Drama — Goliath (Billy Bob Thornton in lead)
Drama — Hanna (Esme Creed-Mills in lead; Joel Kinnaman, Mireille Enos in supporting)
Limited — Good Omens (Michael Sheen, David Tennant in lead; Jon Hamm, Michael McKean, Miranda Richardson in supporting)
Limited — The Widow (Kate Beckinsale in lead; Charles Dance in supporting)
Movie — The Romanoffs: End of the Line (Kathryn Hahn in lead)
Movie — The Romanoffs: House of Special Purpose (Christina Hendricks in lead)
also Emma Thompson is now in supporting for King Lear
All other Amazon shows and placements should be accurate from when the predictions center launched.March 12, 2019 at 8:46 am #1202813707
Hugh Laurie is likely to be removed soon. They are counting his minutes to see if he qualifies, but it is unlikely.March 11, 2019 at 4:21 pm #1202812856
TBS is entering “Miracle Workers” as a limited series (Daniel Radcliffe is lead; Steve Buscemi is supporting).
Amazon has “Vanity Fair” as a limited series (Olivia Cooke is lead; Michael Palin is supporting?) and “Ordeal by Innocence” as a limited series (Bill Nighy is lead; Matthew Goode is supporting).
Showtime is switching Paul Dano to supporting for “Escape at Dannemora.” Bonnie Hunt is not eligible to be entered.March 9, 2019 at 10:09 pm #1202810825
More additions to the predictions center…
THE HOT ZONE (limited)
Actress – Julianna Margulies
Supp Actor – Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace
THE SPANISH PRINCESS (limited)
Actress – Charlotte Hope
Actress – Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle
Actor – Ramy YoussefMarch 1, 2019 at 6:26 pm #1202800876
A few changes or additions are in the works for today…
“The Sinner” moving to drama (Pullman is lead; Coon and Letts are supporting).
“Umbrella Academy” for drama (Page for lead; Blige for supporting).
Michael Sheen added for “The Good Fight” supporting.
“After Life” for comedy (Gervais for lead; Wilton for supporting).
“Shrill” for comedy (Bryant for lead).
“Native Son” for movie (Sanders for lead; Robinson, Lathan, Layne, Qualley for supporting).
“When They See Us” for limited (all for supporting at this stage — Farmiga, Huffman, Nash; Adepo, Jackson, Leguizamo, Underwood, Williams)February 27, 2019 at 6:14 pm #1202798165
We have heard back from several networks/studios. Additional shows and performers have been added plus a few have changed genres or lead/supporting categories.
I will be meeting with many of them in person over the next few weeks and hope to have even more details. Remember that the predictions center will change weekly all the way until mid-July, so keep checking it out and making updates.February 26, 2019 at 6:08 pm #1202796487
And she won’t be next year either, but Donen will be. They had already locked the package before the weekend when he died.February 24, 2019 at 5:17 pm #1202788737
Where are you now, Gabriel? You’ve been against Regina for weeks and now you will disappear into the winds with nothing to say.February 24, 2019 at 3:50 pm #1202788405
People will be discussing this category for the rest of today and possibly days ahead. That’s why it continues on and on.February 24, 2019 at 3:44 pm #1202788388
What is the final guess on a host? Is Whoopi Goldberg secretly hosting this ceremony or she is just presenting? If just presenting, don’t we think she will be the first person on stage after Queen performs (since she is a past host)?