Sat. Aug 8th, 2020

The People v O.J. Tops TCA Wins with Three; Plus Rachel Bloom and Samantha Bee

2016 TCA Winners: The People v O.J. Simpson, Samantha Bee, Rachel Bloom, The Americans
2016 TCA Winners: The People v O.J. Simpson, Samantha Bee, Rachel Bloom, The Americans

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The FX limited series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story was chosen as the Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association tonight where it also picked up wins in the Miniseries category and for Sarah Paulson in Individual Achievement in Drama.

FX also scored the Outstanding Achievement in Drama for The Americans, that show’s second consecutive win. USA’s freshman series Mr. Robot grabbed Outstanding New Program.

In Comedy, black-ish won the series category and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Rachel Bloom won the Individual award.  won the News and Information award and The Mary Tyler Moore Show won the Heritage Award.

The results were determined from votes cast by the TCA’s membership, comprised of more than 220 professional TV critics and journalists from the United States and Canada.

The complete list of winners from the 2016 TCA awards:

Program of the Year
The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Black-ish

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
The Americans

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding New Program
Mr. Robot

Individual Achievement in Comedy
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Individual Achievement in Drama
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming
Making a Murderer

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Heritage Award
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Career Achievement Award
Lily Tomlin

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