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Why 'O.J.: Made in America' might be the first television show to win an Oscar

Why 'O.J.: Made in America' might be the first television show to win an Oscar

"O.J.: Made in America" makes its debut theatrically with hopes of an Oscar nomination, but it's also built for TV ... as well as your laptop or smart phone. (Jonathan Bartlett / For The Times)

Is ESPN’s 7 ½-hour documentary “O.J.: Made in America” a movie or TV? It premieres Friday in theaters for filmgoers who want to experience all 464 minutes in one sitting. On June 11, the first of five episodes debuts on ABC. Will it win an Emmy? An Oscar? Both? With the once-clear lines between movies and TV getting ever-fuzzier, we asked TV critic MARY McNAMARA and 

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