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FX NETWORKS RECEIVES BASIC CABLE RECORD 18 EMMY® AWARDS

 

THE PEOPLE v. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY "A Jury In Jail" Episode 108 (Airs Tuesday, March 22, 10:00 pm/ep) -- Pictured: (l-r) David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson. CR: Prashant Gupta/FX
THE PEOPLE v. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY Pictured: (l-r) David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson. CR: Prashant Gupta/FX

Combined 6 Primetime and 12 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Tops the Previous Basic Cable High of 8, And the Awards Totals of All Broadcast Networks, Basic Cable Networks and Streaming Services  

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Receives 9 Emmy Awards Including Outstanding Limited Series and Actor Emmys For Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance and Sterling K. Brown 

Baskets’ Louie Anderson Wins for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

LOS ANGELES, September 18, 2016 – FX Networks has received a basic cable record 18 Emmy® Awards, led by 9 Emmy Awards for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. The 6 Emmy Awards received by FX at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards, along with the 12 Creative Arts Emmy Awards already presented, topping the previous basic cable record of 8 (FX and Comedy Central 2015, FX 2014, AMC 2008) and the awards totals of all broadcast networks, cable networks and streaming services.

“This is a historic night for FX Networks, one we share with an unbelievably talented group of artists who join us in pushing the limits on what television can achieve,” said John Landgraf, CEO FX Networks and FX Productions. “We thank the Television Academy and its members for this honor and congratulate all of our winners, as well as the nominees, our producing partners, all of the casts and crews, and everyone at FX and FX Productions. Fourteen years ago, The Shield won cable’s first primetime Emmy, setting in motion an era of excellence in scripted cable programming across the industry. FX has built on that legacy by teaming with exceptional creators with uncompromising vision and we join them in celebrating the achievements of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Fargo, American Horror Story: Hotel, The Americans, Baskets and Archer.”

Highlights: 

The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Wins 9 Emmy Awards, Including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Sarah Paulson), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Courtney B. Vance), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Sterling K. Brown), and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Movie (D.V. DeVincentis)

Baskets’ Louie Anderson Wins His First Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Comedy Series

FULL LIST OF FX NETWORKS EMMY AWARD WINNERS

(PRIMETIME AND CREATIVE ARTS) 

THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY

Outstanding Limited Series

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, D.V. DeVincentis, Alexis Martin, John Travolta, Chip Vucelich 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark 

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran 

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden 

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • Marcia, Marcia, Marcia • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

D.V. DeVincentis, Written by 

Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Jeanne McCarthy, CSA, Casting Director

Nicole Abellera Hallman, CSA, Casting Director

Courtney Bright, CSA, Casting Director

Nicole Daniels, CSA, Casting Director 

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Chris Clark, Department Head Hairstylist

Natalie Driscoll, Key Hairstylist

Shay Sanford-Fong, Hairstylist

Katrina Chevelalier, Additional Hairstylist 

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • The Race Card • FX Networks • Fox 21Television Studios, FX Productions

  1. Chi-Yoon Chung, Editor 

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • From The Ashes Of Tragedy • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Doug Andham, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Joe Earle, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

John Bauman, C.A.S., Production Mixer

Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction Or Reality Series

Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • FX Networks, More Media

Ryan Murphy, Producer

Ned Martel, Producer

Stephanie Gibbons, Producer

Sally Daws, Producer

Sue Keeton, Producer

Kenna McCabe, Producer

FARGO

Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Series Or Movie

Fargo • Waiting For Dutch • FX Networks • MGM Television, FX Productions

Dana Gonzales, Director of Photography 

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

Fargo • The Castle • FX Networks • MGM Television, FX Productions

Kurt N. Forshager, Co-Supervising Sound Editor

Joe Bracciale, Co-Supervising Sound Editor

Robert Bertola, Sound Effects Editor

Paul Shikata, Sound Effects Editor

Mark Bensi, Music Editor

John Elliot, Foley Artist

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

Outstanding Makeup For A Limited Series Or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

American Horror Story: Hotel • FX Networks • 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions

Eryn Krueger Mekash, Department Head Makeup Artist

Kim Ayers, Assistant Department Head Makeup Artist

Michael Mekash, Assistant Department Head Makeup Artist

Silvina Knight, Makeup Artist

James MacKinnon, Makeup Artist

Sarah Tanno, Makeup Artist 

Outstanding Costumes For A Contemporary Series, Limited Series Or Movie

American Horror Story: Hotel • Chutes And Ladders • FX Networks • 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions

Lou Eyrich, Costume Designer

Helen Huang, Assistant Costume Designer

Marisa Aboitiz, Costume Supervisor 

THE AMERICANS

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

The Americans • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions

Margo Martindale as Claudia

ARCHER

Outstanding Animated Program

Archer • The Figgis Agency • FX Networks • FX Studios

Adam Reed, Executive Producer / Writer

Matt Thompson, Executive Producer

Casey Willis, Co-Executive Producer

Bryan Fordney, Producer / Animation Director

Neal Holman, Producer

Eric Sims, Producer

Jeff Fastner, Producer

Chad Hurd, Producer 

Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Multiplatform Storytelling

Archer: Scavenger Hunt

Mark Paterson, Transmedia Director

Tim Farrell, Transmedia Lead

Bryan Fordney, Technical Director

BASKETS

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Baskets • FX Networks • FX Productions

Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets 

ABOUT FX NETWORKS

FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 92 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain and the upcoming Taboo and Legion; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and the upcoming Trust and Feud; acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Archer, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. In 2016, FX received a basic cable record 56 Emmy® Award nominations, and won a basic cable record 18 Emmy Awards. FX’s roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and Mike & Molly. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 79 million homes.  Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, You’re the Worst and Man Seeking Woman. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history, the late night animated block Animation Domination, and acquired hit series such as In Living Color, Mad About You and Parks and Recreation. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 55 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming.

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