The verdict is in: The Emmys love The People v. O.J. Simpson! The show won so many Emmys, taking nine in total, including laurels for Outstanding Limited Series and acting wins for Sarah Paulson (who thanked a tearful Marcia Clark during her acceptance speech), Courtney B. Vance, and Sterling K. Brown. The FX limited series was a critical hit, coming into the ceremonies with 22 nominations (second only to Game of Thrones) and four wins already under its belt from the Creative Arts Emmys. Here are the categories the show won in:
Outstanding Limited Series
Outstanding Actress for a Limited Series or a Movie
Outstanding Actor for a Limited Series of a Movie
Courtney B. Vance
Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Limited Series or a Movie
Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or a Movie
D.V. DeVincentis, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia"
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie
C. Chi-Yoon Chung, "Race Card"
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie
Douglas Andham, Joe Earle, Judah Getz, John Bauman, "From the Ashes of Tragedy"
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or a Movie
Chris Clark, Natalie Driscoll, Shay Sanford-Fong, Katrina Chevalier
Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series or a Movie
Jeanne McCarthy, Nicole Abellera Hallman, Courtney Bright, Nicole Daniels