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American Crime Story 

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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.
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Top Rated TV #183 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 57 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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...  Dr. Anna Pou / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2018
...  O.J. Simpson 11 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Johnnie Cochran 11 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Christopher Darden 10 episodes, 2016
...  Judge Lance Ito 10 episodes, 2016
...  Bill Hodgman 10 episodes, 2016
...  Gil Garcetti 10 episodes, 2016
...  F. Lee Bailey 10 episodes, 2016
...  Robert Kardashian 10 episodes, 2016
...  Robert Shapiro 10 episodes, 2016
...  Andrew Cunanan 9 episodes, 2018
...  Carl E. Douglas 9 episodes, 2016
...  Arnelle Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
...  Jason Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD's history with the city's African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt. Written by FX Networks

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The trial isn't the whole story. This is.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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2 February 2016 (USA)  »

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Katrina: American Crime Story  »

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The stars of season two, Edgar Ramírez and Penélope Cruz, previously starred alongside each other in The Counselor (2013) and Love Child. See more »

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In re-enacted freeway scenes, numbered exit signs can be seen. California didn't begin to number freeway exits until 2002, after the events depicted. See more »

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FX is getting really good at making TV shows
4 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is just excellent.

First rate productions are the best way to attract a first rate cast. Excellent writing of course, brilliant dialogue as well as character design. Another reviewer said that it was better than the real thing - it is. I remember absolutely hating Marcia Clarke and here she is very well played and not overly done. She is very watchable - in real life I had to turn her off very often.

The actors Kenneth Choi and Mr. Courteny B Vance have roles of a lifetime and they are running with them. The intricacies of Judge Ito and the boundless energy and passion of Johnnie Cochran are captivating and very well casted.

Particularly informative is interactions between the lawyers on both sides. It is well paced and focused, it flows cleanly from one scene to another. I wish more programming could flow from FX.


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