All about the Emmy Awards

September 19, 2016 12:08 PM

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Let’s start with the curious case of “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX's dramatization of the so-called trial of the century. Yes, it won five awards, but as Steven Zeitchik writes, those were somewhat beside the point, given how Hollywood has helped give a new perspective on the issues surrounding the case. Sarah Paulson, who played Marcia Clark, used her acceptance speech to thank and apologize to the former prosecutor.

Paulson had brought Clark along as her guest, and afterward the two went to the winners circle for the customary statuette engraving. “The women laughed and giggled as they watched the process,” Gerrick Kennedy and Yvonne Villarreal report, “then Paulson showed some onlookers the secret of her statu...

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