Directors Guild Awards 2019: Joyce Eng, Tariq Khan, Perri Nemiroff, Susan Wloszczyna top all Experts predicting winners


Congratulations to our Experts Joyce Eng (Gold Derby), Tariq Khan (Fox TV), Perri Nemiroff (Collider) and Susan Wloszczyna (Gold Derby) for the best score of 42.86% when predicting the 2019 Directors Guild Awards winners on Saturday. They are the four top Experts of the 16 journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year. See Experts’ scores.

Over 1,400 people worldwide predicted these three film and four TV winners in a total of seven categories chosen by DGA voters. The ceremony was held in Hollywood and was hosted by Aisha Tyler. The film winners were “Roma” (feature film), “Eighth Grade” (first-time director) and “Three Identical Strangers” (documentary). The comedy champs were “Barry” (comedy series), “Escape at Dannemora” (limited series), “Saturday Night Live” (variety) and “Succession” (drama series).

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 the other 12 Experts making picks, eight of them are tied with 28.57%: Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior), Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life), Susan King (Gold Derby), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), Wilson Morales (BlackFilm), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Anne Thompson (Indieweire) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). Following them with a four-way tie at 14.29% are Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Erik Davis (Fandango), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) and Adnan Virk (ESPN).

PREDICT the Oscar winners now; change them until February 24

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 2019 Oscar predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before winners are announced on February 24.

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