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Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2017

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sarah Paulson
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Courtney B. Vance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sterling K. Brown
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
John Travolta

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Darren Criss
For playing "Andrew Cunanan".
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Tom Rob Smith
For episode "House by the Lake"
Outstanding Limited Series
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Penélope Cruz
For playing "Donatella Versace".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Judith Light
For playing "Marilyn Miglin".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Edgar Ramírez
For playing "Gianni Versace".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Ricky Martin
For playing "Antonio D'Amico".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Finn Wittrock
For playing "Jeffrey Trail".
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Ryan Murphy
For episode "The Man Who Would Be Vogue"

Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Courtney B. Vance
For playing: "Johnnie Cochran".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Sarah Paulson
For playing: "Marcia Clark".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Sterling K. Brown
For playing: "Christopher Darden".
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
D.V. DeVincentis
For episode: "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia".
Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
Jeanne McCarthy (casting director)
Nicole Abellera (casting director)
Courtney Bright (casting director)
Nicole Daniels (casting director)
FX Network
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or a Movie
Chris Clark (department head hairstylist)
Natalie Driscoll (key hairstylist)
Shay Sanford-Fong (hairstylist)
Katrina Chevalier (additional hairstylist)
FX Network
Outstanding Limited Series
Ryan Murphy (executive producer)
Nina Jacobson (executive producer)
Brad Simpson (executive producer)
Brad Falchuk (executive producer)
Scott Alexander (executive producer)
Larry Karaszewski (executive producer)
D.V. DeVincentis (co-executive producer)
Anthony Hemingway (co-executive producer)
Alexis Martin Woodall (producer)
John Travolta (producer)
Chip Vucelich (produced by)
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie
Chi Yoon Chung (editor)
FX Network
For episode: "The Race Card".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie
Doug Andham (re-recording mixer)
Joe Earle (re-recording mixer)
Judah Getz (re-recording mixer)
John Bauman (production sound mixer)
FX Network
For episode: "From the Ashes of Tragedy".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Cuba Gooding Jr.
For playing: "O.J. Simpson".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
John Travolta
For playing: "Robert Shapiro".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
David Schwimmer
For playing: "Robert Kardashian".
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Ryan Murphy
For episode: "From the Ashes of Tragedy".
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
John Singleton
For episode: "The Race Card".
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Anthony Hemingway
For episode: "Manna from Heaven".
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Scott Alexander
Larry Karaszewski
For episode: "From the Ashes of Tragedy".
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Joe Robert Cole
For episode: "The Race Card".
Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic)
Eryn Krueger Mekash (department head makeup artist)
Zoe Hay (department head makeup artist)
Heather Plott (assistant department head makeup artist)
Deborah Humphries (makeup artist)
Luis García (makeup artist)
Becky Cotton (makeup artist)
FX Network
Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie
Nelson Cragg
For episode "From the Ashes of Tragedy"
Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie
Hala Bahmet (costume designer)
Marina Ray (assistant costume designer)
Elinor Bardach (costume supervisor)
Episode "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia"
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie
Adam Penn (editor)
FX Network
For episode: "From the Ashes of Tragedy".
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie
Stewart Schill (editor)
FX Network
For episode: "The Verdict".

BAFTA Awards 2017

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best International
Ryan Murphy
Nina Jacobson
Brad Simpson
Fox 21 Television Studios

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017

Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Sarah Paulson
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Courtney B. Vance

AFI Awards, USA 2017

Winner
AFI Award
TV Program of the Year

THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY witnesses the trial of the century as a searing ... More

THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY witnesses the trial of the century as a searing insight into our cultural obsession with celebrity schadenfreude. With an outcome already widely watched around the world, Ryan Murphy serves up surprises amidst the spectacle of this gripping legal theater - aided and abetted by a murderers' row of all-star talent, including Sterling K. Brown, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Sarah Paulson, John Travolta and Courtney B. Vance. The verdict is in: this show is a killer.


American Cinema Editors, USA 2017

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television
Adam Penn
Stewart Schill
Chi Yoon Chung

Art Directors Guild 2017

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Television Movie or Limited Series
Jeffrey Mossa (production designer)
Scott Cobb (art director)
Betty Krul (set designer)
Lori West (graphic designer)
Amber Haley (set decorator)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2016

Nominee
ACCA TV
Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Sarah Paulson
FX Network
For "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

BET Awards 2016

Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Courtney B. Vance

Black Reel Awards 2017

Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series
Chip Vucelich
Alexis Martin Woodall
John Travolta
Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series
Courtney B. Vance
Outstanding Director, TV Movie or Limited Series
John Singleton
Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series
Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding Screenplay/Writing, TV Movie or Limited Series
Joe Robert Cole
Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Outstanding Director, TV Movie or Limited Series
Anthony Hemingway
Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series
Keesha Sharp
Outstanding Screenplay/Writing, TV Movie or Limited Series
Joe Robert Cole

BMI Film & TV Awards 2016

Winner
BMI Cable Award
Top Television Series Underscore
Mac Quayle

Casting Society of America, USA 2017

Winner
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Television Movie or Miniseries
Jeanne McCarthy
Nicole Abellera
Courtney Bright
Nicole Daniels
Cara Chute Rosenbaum (associate)
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2017

Winner
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Movies and Mini-Series
John Bauman (production mixer)
Joe Earle (re-recording mixer)
Doug Andham (re-recording mixer)
Judah Getz (adr mixer)
John Guentner (foley mixer)

Critics Choice Television Awards 2016

Winner
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Courtney B. Vance
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Sarah Paulson
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Sterling K. Brown
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Cuba Gooding Jr.
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
John Travolta
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"

Critics Choice Television Awards 2015

Winner
Critics' Choice TV Award
Most Exciting New Series

Directors Guild of America, USA 2017

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Ryan Murphy
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
John Singleton

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2017

Nominee
Edgar
Best Episode in a TV Series
Scott Alexander (writer)
Larry Karaszewski (writer)
FX Network
For episode "From the Ashes of Tragedy"

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2017

Winner
Dorian Award
TV Drama of the Year
TV Performance of the Year - Actress
Sarah Paulson
Nominee
Dorian Award
TV Performance of the Year - Actor
Sterling K. Brown
TV Performance of the Year - Actor
Courtney B. Vance

Gold Derby Awards 2016

Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Miniseries
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Ensemble of the Year
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor
Courtney B. Vance
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress
Sarah Paulson
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actor
Sterling K. Brown
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

Golden Trailer Awards 2017

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Documentary/Reality TV Series Poster
FX Network
Ignition Print

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2017

Winner
GMS Award
Best Music Supervision in a Television Limited Series or Movie
P.J. Bloom

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2017

Winner
Artisan
Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling - Television Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Chris Clark
Natalie Driscoll
Best Period and/or Character Makeup - Television Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Eryn Krueger Mekash
Zoe Hay
Heather Plott

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2016

Winner
IGN Award
Best TV Actor
Courtney B. Vance (actor)
Best New TV Series
Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Series
Best TV Actress
Sarah Paulson (actor)
Best TV Episode
For episode "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia"

Image Awards 2017

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
John Singleton
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Courtney B. Vance
Outstanding Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Joe Robert Cole
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Sterling K. Brown

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2018

Nominee
MTV Movie + TV Award
Best Performance in a Show
Darren Criss

Online Film & Television Association 2016

Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Limited Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Courtney B. Vance
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Sarah Paulson
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Sterling K. Brown
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Limited Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Limited Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Music in a Non-Series
Mac Quayle
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Cuba Gooding Jr.
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
David Schwimmer
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
John Travolta
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Editing in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Cinematography in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Production Design in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Costume Design in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Makeup/Hairstyling in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".
Best Sound in a Non-Series
For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".

PGA Awards 2017

Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
Scott Alexander
Larry Karaszewski
Ryan Murphy
Brad Falchuk
Nina Jacobson
Brad Simpson
D.V. DeVincentis
Anthony Hemingway
Alexis Martin Woodall
John Travolta
Chip Vucelich
Season 1

Publicists Guild of America 2017

Nominee
Maxwell Weinberg Award
Television
Fox 21 Television Studios

Satellite Awards 2016

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Sarah Paulson
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Courtney B. Vance
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Cuba Gooding Jr.
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

Society of Camera Operators 2017

Winner
Camera Operator of the Year Award
Television
Andrew Mitchell

Television Critics Association Awards 2016

Winner
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Drama
Sarah Paulson
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Program of the Year
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Nominee
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Drama
Courtney B. Vance
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"

USC Scripter Award 2017

Winner
USC Scripter Award
Television
Scott Alexander (screenwriter)
Larry Karaszewski (screenwriter)
Jeffrey Toobin (author)

For the episode "American Crime Story: Manna from Heaven (2016)," based on the nonfiction book "The... More

For the episode "American Crime Story: Manna from Heaven (2016)," based on the nonfiction book "The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson", by Jeffrey Toobin. Tied with David Farr and John le Carré for The Night Manager (2016).


World Soundtrack Awards 2016

Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Television Composer of the Year
Mac Quayle
For American Horror Story and Mr. Robot

Writers Guild of America, USA 2017

Winner
WGA Award (TV)
Long Form - Adaptation
Scott Alexander
Joe Robert Cole
D.V. DeVincentis
Maya Forbes
Larry Karaszewski
Wallace Wolodarsky
Jeffrey Toobin

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