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[06/13/17 - 05:29 PM]
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" Is Now Scheduled as the Second Installment of FX's "American Crime Story" Franchise
"Katrina: American Crime Story," which was originally scheduled as the second installment of the "American Crime Story franchise," now becomes the third installment of the limited series.

[05/17/17 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 17
Updates include: CBS to keep "Ransom" under consideration for a second season; Bobby Moynihan to exit "Saturday Night Live"; and Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in FX's "Katrina: American Crime Story."

[04/07/17 - 10:04 AM]
Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D'Amico, Gianni Versace's Longtime Partner, in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin later this month and air in 2018.

[03/20/17 - 10:02 AM]
Penelope Cruz Cast as Donatella Versace in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin in April and air in 2018.

[03/10/17 - 02:04 PM]
"FEUD: Bette and Joan" Delivers FX's Most-Watched New Program Premiere Since "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
FX further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 5.

[02/23/17 - 12:00 PM]
Matthew Broderick Cast in "Katrina: American Crime Story"
Broderick will portray Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown, who was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina.

[02/15/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 15
Updates include: "The Big Bang Theory" nears two-season renewal by CBS; Amazon gives second season to "Goliath"; and Mike Vogel to lead "For God & Country" at NBC.

[02/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Annette Bening Cast in "Katrina: American Crime Story"
Bening, who has also been nominated for an Emmy(R) Award and four Academy Awards, will portray Kathleen Blanco, the Governor of Louisiana during and after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

[02/01/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: Kenneth Choi to star in NBC comedy pilot; Ernie Hudson cast as dad to "Angie Tribeca" at TBS; and Dean Georgaris among latest to land pilot order at ABC.

[01/29/17 - 07:28 PM]
Outstanding Film and Television Performances Honored at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Stranger Things" and "Orange Is the New Black" were honored as the best ensembles in drama and comedy, respectively.

[01/18/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 18
Updates include: Holland Taylor joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes"; Tony Plana to visit NBC's "Superstore"; and Hamish Linklater is bound for "Fargo" at FX.

[01/12/17 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 12
Updates include: FX pushes "American Crime Story" return to 2018; Jennifer Beals to recur on Amazon's "The Last Tycoon"; and Hunter Parrish lands arc on ABC's "Quantico."

[11/17/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 17
Updates include: Courtney B. Vance to star in ABC's "Libby & Malcolm"; Holly Hunter first to board Alan Ball's new HBO drama; and Russell Hornsby cast in Netflix's "Seven Seconds."

[10/18/16 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 18
Updates include: FX gives third season order to "American Crime Story"; Morena Baccarin signs onto Showtime's "Mating"; and Lyriq Bent cast in "She's Gotta Have It" at Netflix.

[10/13/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 13
Updates include: Michael Seitzman, Brett Mahoney set "The Rainmaker" at CBS; Andrew Cochran brings "War of the Worlds" to MTV; and Delroy Lindo is the latest bound for "The Good Wife" spin-off.

[09/26/16 - 09:51 AM]
FX Productions Lands Exclusive Overall TV Production Deal With Emmy(R) Award Winning Writer and Producer D.V. DeVincentis
DeVincentis won two Emmy awards on "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (producer and writer).

[09/22/16 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winning Producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson Sign New Exclusive Overall TV Production Deal with FX Productions
Jacobson, Simpson and Color Force will draw on relationships with writer-producers and pursue literary properties for all TV services and platforms.

[09/18/16 - 09:09 PM]
FX Networks Receives Basic Cable Record 18 Emmy(R) Awards
"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.

[07/25/16 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution Announce First Global Agreement
The first season of the "American Crime Story" franchise will be available globally on Netflix, excluding Canada, in 2017 with all seasons made available after their respective broadcast windows.

[07/14/16 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Receives Basic Cable Record 56 Emmy Award Nominations
This historic achievement was led by "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" and "Fargo," which with 22 and 18 nominations respectively received the second and third highest total number of nominations of any series.

[06/17/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 17
Updates include: A&E passes on drama pilot "The Infamous"; Showtime books trio for "Masters of Sex"; and Sarah Paulson to return for season two of FX's "American Crime Story."

[06/01/16 - 11:37 AM]
FX to Air "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Marathon on Saturday, June 11
Now viewers will be able to watch it again in its entirety with very limited commercial interruption.

[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/05/16 - 11:13 AM]
FX Orders New Ryan Murphy Limited Series "Feud"
Today FX has placed an order for Murphy's latest anthology franchise, an eight-episode series that will explore the bouts and blows of epic conflicts.

[04/12/16 - 11:15 AM]
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Ends Its Epic Run as Cable's Most-Watched New Show of 2016
FX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/08/16 - 03:42 PM]
More Honorees and Tributes Added to TV Land Icon Awards
FX's hit series "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" will be honored with the Instant Icon Award, with Oscar(R) winner Cuba Gooding Jr. accepting on behalf of the series' stars, creators and producers.

[04/06/16 - 10:11 AM]
FX to Air "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Marathon on Saturday
The universally acclaimed, 10-part limited series concluded this past Tuesday (April 5) with the airing of the final episode.

[03/08/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: A&E gives early renewal to "60 Days In"; Goran Visnjic to chase "Time" for NBC; and Anna Torv cast in "Mind Hunter" at Netflix.

[03/04/16 - 04:05 PM]
FX to Air Commercial-Free Marathon of "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Featuring the First Five Episodes on Saturday Night
The special programming block featuring the first half of the 10-part limited series will begin at 10 PM on FX and run without any commercial interruptions through the conclusion of Episode 5 at 2:10 AM.

[02/16/16 - 02:41 PM]
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Is TV's #1-Rated Show in Delivery of Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 Tuesday for the Second Consecutive Week (L+3)
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/08/16 - 10:48 AM]
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Delivers Most-Watched Series Premiere in FX History
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[01/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: "Being Mary Jane" lands fourth season at BET; "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch lands a new animated project at FOX; and Elizabeth Strout's "The Burgess Boys" eyed as a mini-series at HBO.

[12/17/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" - The Cast
Meet the all-star cast of the trial of the century, beginning Tuesday, February 2 on FX.

[11/12/15 - 10:01 AM]
FX Networks Sets Winter Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
Highlights include the return of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" on Wednesday, January 6 and "The Americans" in March.

[10/22/15 - 09:54 AM]
Video: New Promos for "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" - Premiering This February on FX
Get your first look at John Travolta as Robert Shapiro.

[10/16/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Adam Milch brings "Summer People" to FOX; Nick Weiss sets "Hot Sauce" at CBS; and Meredith Averill to explore "Centralia" at NBC.

[10/15/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: FOX's "Grandfathered," "The Grinder" get six additional scripts; Issa Rae's "Insecure" heading to series at HBO; and two MTV comedy pilots lock in casts.

[10/08/15 - 04:54 PM]
Video: "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" - On Bundy Drive...
Check out the latest tease for the new series, due in February.

[09/18/15 - 09:50 AM]
Video: First Promo for "American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson"
John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sarah Paulson star in the project, premiering in February.

[09/04/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 4
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "King of the Nerds"; R.J. Cyler first to be cast in Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here"; and Anabelle Acosta upped to series regular on ABC's "Quantico."

[07/24/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 24
Updates include: Showtime cancels "HAPPYish" after one season; Colin Salmon to recur on "Limitless" at CBS; and Faran Tahir joins the cast of ABC's "American Crime."

[07/13/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 13
Updates include: Bravo gives "Vanderpump Rules" a fourth season; Michelle Dockery to lead "Good Behavior" for TNT; and Anna Camp, Genevieve Angelson to lead Amazon's "The Good Girls Revolt."

[06/29/15 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 29
Updates include: Syfy renews "Bitten" for a third season; Billy Magnussen to lead "Snowfall" at FX; and NeNe Leakes to depart Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

[06/09/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 9
Updates include: Michelle Monaghan cast in Hulu's "The Way"; Josh Safran to spearhead "Fame" revival at Lifetime; and NBC extends three cast options on drama pilot "Unveiled."

[05/29/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 29
Updates include: FOX slates "Empire" return for Wednesday, September 23; Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Hudson among latest cast in HBO's "Confirmation"; and animated "Animals" gets two season order from HBO.

[05/26/15 - 12:02 PM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Critics' Choice Television Awards Most Exciting New Series Honorees and Presenters
The honorees were chosen by BTJA members from pilots, early episodes and trailers from series premiering after May 1.

[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/20/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 20
Updates include: AMC to set up writers' rooms for three potential dramas; Skeet Ulrich to visit A&E's "Unforgettable"; and Gbenga Akinnagbe bound for FX's "American Crime Story."

[05/20/15 - 01:54 PM]
Bruce Greenwood Joins Cast of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He's set as Gil Garcetti, the Los Angeles County District Attorney who prosecuted O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

[05/18/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 18
Updates include: Jude Law to star in "The Young Pope" for HBO; NBC's "Heartbreaker," ABC's "Wicked City" to recast roles; and T.R. Knight joins the cast of Hulu's "11/22/63."

[05/14/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 14
Updates include: Amazon greenlights latest wave of drama pilots; Portia de Rossi upped to series regular on ABC's "Scandal"; and Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton to return to "American Crime" in new roles.

[05/13/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 13
Updates include: CBS passes on "The Half of It," may reshoot "Doubt"; Peter MacNicol to depart "CSI: Cyber" come season two; and Vanessa Williams to drop by USA's "Royal Pains."

[05/11/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 11
Updates include: Chris Rock, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz to visit FOX's "Empire"; Stephanie Mills cast in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"; and Selma Blair, Billy Magnussen board FX's "American Crime Story."

[04/30/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 30
Updates include: HBO orders comedy "Brothers in Atlanta" to series; Kenneth Choi, Jordana Brewster latest cast in FX's "American Crime Story"; and WGN America revives A&E's "Blood, Sweat & Tears."

[04/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins cast in AMC's "Preacher"; John Ridley to pen Marvel project for ABC; and Sterling K. Brown to play Christopher Darden in FX's "American Crime Story."

[03/23/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 23
Updates include: TBS passes on its comedy pilot "Quality Time"; Connie Britton cast as Faye Resnick in FX's "American Crime Story"; and directors are confirmed for the remaining broadcast pilots.

[02/05/15 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 5
Updates include: Courtney B. Vance to play Johnnie Cochran in FX's "American Crime Story"; Chris Klein among trio cast in NBC's "How We Live"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to depart FOX's "New Girl."

[01/07/15 - 10:36 AM]
John Travolta Takes Starring Role in FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Travolta will portray Robert Shapiro, a key member of O.J. Simpson's "Dream Team" during the sensational murder trial.

[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
David Schwimmer Cast as Attorney Robert Kardashian in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He'll join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.

[12/09/14 - 03:33 PM]
Cuba Gooding Jr. Cast as O.J. Simpson, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
The first installment is based on the book "The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson" by Jeffrey Toobin.

[10/07/14 - 10:11 AM]
FX Orders Companion to Hit Anthology Miniseries American Horror Story "American Crime Story"
The first installment, "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson," is based on the book "The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson" by Jeffrey Toobin.

[05/13/13 - 05:02 PM]
FOX 2013-2014 Primetime Series Programming Guide
New additions include "Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey," "Short-Com Comedy Hour" and event series "Billy the Kid."

[03/20/13 - 12:45 PM]
"Shogun" and "The Run of His Life: The People V. O.J. Simpson" (working title) Added to Roster of FOX Tentpole Event Series in Development
Said duo joins the previously announced "Wayward Pines" and "Blood Brothers."







AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
Returns in Early 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/2/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's third) on 10/18/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, June 2017) The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story will now be the second installment of FX's award-winning American Crime Story limited series franchise. Production of 'Versace: ACS' began in April and it is tentatively slated to debut in early 2018. Katrina: American Crime Story, which was originally scheduled as the second installment of the American Crime Story franchise, now becomes the third installment of the limited series. Production of 'Katrina: ACS' is now slated to begin in early 2018. Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk and Tom Rob Smith are Executive Producers of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. It is written by Tom Rob Smith, and Ryan Murphy directed the premiere episode of the series, which stars Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, Penelope Cruz and Ricky Martin. The series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions. FX's first installment of ACS, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, received 22 Emmy Award nominations and it won nine Emmys. It also won the Golden Globe, BAFTA, AFI, PGA, WGA and TCA awards and it was the most critically acclaimed program of 2016.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Angel Parker as Shawn Chapman
· Billy Magnussen as Kato Kaelin
· Bruce Greenwood as Gil Garcetti
· Cheryl Ladd as Linell Shapiro
· Connie Britton as Faye Resnick
· Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran
· Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson
· David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian
· Evan Handler as Alan Dershowitz
· Jake Koeppl as Ron Goldman
· John Travolta as Robert Shapiro
· Jordana Brewster as Denise Brown
· Joseph Siravo as Fred Goldman
· Keesha Sharp as Dale Cochran
· Kenneth Choi as Lance Ito
· Leonard Roberts as Dennis Schatzman
· Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Al "A.C." Cowlings
· Nathan Lane as F. Lee Bailey
· Rob Morrow as Barry Scheck
· Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark
· Selma Blair as Kris Jenner
· Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden
· Steven Pasquale as Mark Fuhrman
· Tye White as Jason Simpson
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Gbenga Akinnagbe as Dennis Schatzman (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brad Falchuk as EP
· Brad Simpson as EP
· Dante Di Loreto as EP
· Jeffrey Toobin as BOOK
· Larry Karaszewski as CRTR/EP
· Nina Jacobson as EP
· Ryan Murphy as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Scott Alexander as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21
· FX Productions
· Ryan Murphy Productions