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Emmys 2016: ‘People v. O.J. Simpson’ Wins Emmy For Best Limited Series

Fx’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson capped a strong Emmys performance in the Limited Series category by winning Best Limited Series Sunday night.

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The freshman series bested ABC’s American Crime, FX’s Fargo, AMC’s The Night Manager and History’s Roots in winning the award.

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The show’s win follows victories by People V. O.J. Simpson's Courtney B. Vance for Best Actor in a Limited Series or movie, and Sterling K. Brown and Sarah Paulson for best actor and actress in supporting roles for limited series or movie.  

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