‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Is Triple Winner at TCA Awards
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson was the big winner at the Television Critics Association Awards on Saturday night, after landing the coveted Program of the Year honor. The TV adaptation of disgraced sportsman O.J. Simpson’s murder trial beat out The Americans, Fargo, Game of Thrones, and Mr. Robot to take home the top prize at the California ceremony, which celebrates excellence in television.
It also landed the title for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials, and actress Sarah Paulson was awarded the Individual Achievement in Drama accolade for her portrayal of prosecutor Marcia Clark in the drama. It was a good night for spy drama The Americans, which picked up the Outstanding Achievement in Drama title for the second consecutive year, and Black-ish, which scored Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom was presented with the Individual Achievement in Comedy honor, hacker series Mr. Robot won Outstanding New Program, and Netflix documentary Making A Murderer claimed Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming. Meanwhile, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee earned the Outstanding Achievement in News and Information title, and Lily Tomlin was recognized with the Career Achievement Award.