Crime Stories chronicles some of the most intriguing crimes in history. This investigative series takes the viewers behind the scenes, revealing what occurred, introducing the people involved, unveiling techniques used in solving the crime, exposing the emotion experience by those affected, and the final resolution of the case. Police officers, family and friends of the victim, defense lawyer, and prosecutors. They all share their differing points of view regarding the crime and its consequences. Their firsthand accounts, coupled with dramatic re-enactments, news footage, clippings and photographs paint a comprehensive picture of the grim truth. While the media brings us the headlines, Crime Stories fills in the details with never before seen footage, personal accounts and shocking revelations previously unknown to the general public. Crime Stories deliver a stunning look from the other side of the police line and from behind he closed doors of those involved.
Runtime: 60 minutes
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American Crime Story is an American true crime anthology television series developed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, who are executive producers with Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Ryan Murphy, and Brad Simpson. Similar to American Horror Story, also from Murphy and Falchuk, each season is presented as a self-contained miniseries, following separate unrelated true events. Series creators Alexander and Karaszewski did not return after the first season. The first season, subtitled The People v. O. J. Simpson, presents the murder trial of O. J. Simpson, based on Jeffrey Toobin's book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson. The second season, subtitled The Assassination of Gianni Versace, explores the murder of designer Gianni Versace by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, based on Maureen Orth's book Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in U. S. History. The series is broadcast on the cable television channel FX in the United States. It premiered on February 2, 2016. A third season, based on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, is in development.
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The first season of American Crime Story has received critical acclaim. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the season an approval rating of 97%, based on 74 reviews, with an average rating of 8.7/10. The site's critical consensus reads, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story brings top-shelf writing, directing, and acting to bear on a still-topical story while shedding further light on the facts – and provoking passionate responses along the way.” On Metacritic, the season has a score of 90 out of 100, based on 45 critics, indicating “universal acclaim”. The second season of American Crime Story received positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the season an approval rating of 85%, based on 61 reviews, with an average rating of 7.07/10. The site's critical consensus reads, “The Assassination of Versace starts with a bang and unfurls slowly, moving backward through an intricate (and occasionally convoluted) murder mystery anchored by a career-defining performance from Darren Criss.” On Metacritic, the season has a score of 74 out of 100, based on 34 critics, indicating “Generally favorable reviews”.
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