An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.
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Season 3 Premiere


Tuesday, September 7

Story of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Beanie Feldstein will star as Monica Lewinsky, with Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp and Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones. The season ...


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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The hunt for spree-killer Andrew Cunanan comes to a frantic end.


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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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2021   2018   2016  
Won 16 Primetime Emmys. Another 81 wins & 120 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Sarah Paulson ...  Marcia Clark / ... 18 episodes, 2016-2021
Annaleigh Ashford ...  Paula Jones / ... 13 episodes, 2018-2021
Sterling K. Brown ...  Christopher Darden 10 episodes, 2016
Kenneth Choi ...  Judge Lance Ito 10 episodes, 2016
Christian Clemenson ...  Bill Hodgman 10 episodes, 2016
Cuba Gooding Jr. ...  O.J. Simpson 10 episodes, 2016
Bruce Greenwood ...  Gil Garcetti 10 episodes, 2016
Nathan Lane ...  F. Lee Bailey 10 episodes, 2016
David Schwimmer ...  Robert Kardashian 10 episodes, 2016
John Travolta ...  Robert Shapiro 10 episodes, 2016
Courtney B. Vance ...  Johnnie Cochran 10 episodes, 2016
Darren Criss ...  Andrew Cunanan 9 episodes, 2018
Dale Godboldo ...  Carl E. Douglas 9 episodes, 2016
Ariel D. King ...  Arnelle Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Tye White ...  Jason Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Angel Parker ...  Shawn Chapman 8 episodes, 2016
Edie Falco ...  Hilary Clinton 8 episodes, 2021
Beanie Feldstein ...  Monica Lewinsky 8 episodes, 2021
Clive Owen ...  William Jefferson Clinton 8 episodes, 2021
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A drama series that examines infamous historical American crimes. In Season 1, "The People vs OJ Simpson", we follow the OJ Simpson murder trial of 1994-95. Season 2, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace", covers the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace in 1997. Written by grantss

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

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Susan Beaubian, who plays juror Armanda Cooley in season one of the series, previously starred in The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) as Mrs. Nordberg, the wife of Detective Nordberg, who was played by O.J. Simpson. See more »

Goofs

On the show, the judge at the preliminary hearing was played by a man. In reality the judge was a woman, Kathleen Kennedy Powell. See more »

Connections

Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.1 (2016) See more »

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Fantastic Casting--exception: OJ!
8 February 2016 | by lch100See all my reviews

This series is riveting, well directed, fast-paced and informative. The casting is marvelous with one little exception: OJ Simpson!! Cuba Gooding is a fantastic actor, but he completely fails to portray OJ Simpsons incredible charm and charisma that actually enabled him to sliver through years of abusive behavior and the cold-blooded double murder. Gooding is reactive and unsophisticated, while the cocksure Simpson is just missing. This is an incredible failure of casting where the remaining characters are spot on and compelling. Why not Dwayne Johnson or someone with the physical charisma and cool? Travolta deserves great kudos for taking this on, but one has to wonder why he allowed the utter miscasting of the major role. At any rate, this is a worthwhile series to watch and it surely is award-rich.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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