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‘The People V. O.J. Simpson’ Grabs TCA Awards Spotlight

Complete Coverage: TCA Summer 2016

FX’s limited series The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was the big winner at Saturday’s TCA Awards.

The series won three honors to lead all television shows, including Program of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries, and Specials and the Individual Achievement in Drama award given to Sarah Paulson for her portrayal of prosecutor Marcia Clark.

Related: 'Americans,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Downton' on Emmy Short List for Best Drama

FX’s The Americans repeated as the winner in the Outstanding Achievement in Drama category, while ABC’s black-ish received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy and USA's Mr. Robot won the best new program award.  

CBS’ 1970s comedy The Mary Tyler Moore Show was honored with the TCA’s Heritage Award, and legendary actress Lily Tomlin was presented with a Career Achievement Award.

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R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.