The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

First season of American Crime Story

The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story is the first season of the FX true crime anthology television series American Crime Story. The season, which debuted on February 2, 2016, is about the O. J. Simpson murder case and is based on Jeffrey Toobin's book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson (1997).[1]

The season received critical acclaim, with praise for most of the performances, directing and writing.

For the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, the season received 22 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, in 13 categories, winning nine, more than any other show, including Outstanding Limited Series.[2] It also won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Miniseries or Television Film and Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for Sarah Paulson.

Main cast



  1. "FX Orders American Crime Story From American Horror Story Creator". October 7, 2014.
  2. "68th Emmy Awards Nominations | Television Academy" (PDF). Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. July 14, 2016. Retrieved July 27, 2016.