Epix’s two freshman series “Berlin Station” and “Graves” are currently being viewed by members of the TV academy for Emmy consideration. The premium network has sent out their FYC Emmy mailer to the entire membership of 20,000 that contains the complete first seasons of drama “Berlin Station” and comedy “Graves,” as well as three other programs (see below). A link is also provided for Emmy voters to watch all original Epix programming at their online screening room.
In “Berlin Station,” Richard Armitage stars as CIA officer Daniel Miller, a former analyst at Langley headquarters in the United States who must now go undercover as a field agent after he’s tasked with finding a leak in Berlin, Germany. Oscar nominee Richard Jenkins (“The Visitor”) also stars as Cold War vet Steven Frost, who’s now the CIA Chief of the Berlin Station.
The 10-episode first season of “Berlin Station” is included on four separate DVDs. The episode titles are: #101 “Station to Station,” #102 “Lights Don’t Run on Loyalty,” #103 “Riverrun Dry,” #104 “By Way of Deception,” #105 “Unter Druck,” #106 “Just Decisions,” #107 “Proof of Life,” #108 “False Negative,” #109 “Thomas Shaw” and #110 “Oratorio Berlin.”
“Graves” stars Nick Nolte in his Golden Globe-nominated role as an ex-President of the United States who shocks the world when he admits to all of the mistakes he made while in office. Two-time Emmy champ Sela Ward (“Sisters” and “Once and Again”) takes on the role of the strong-willed ex-First Lady. Watch our exclusive interview with Nolte.
All 10 half-hours from the first season of “Graves” are included on two discs: #101 “Evil Good and Good Evil,” #102 “You Started Everything,” #103 “Nothing Can Come from Nothing,” #104 “That Dare Not Speak,” #105 “Lions in Winter,” #106 “A Tincture of Madness,” #107 “The Careless Giant,” #108 “TV Is the Shepard,” #109 “Through a Glass Gravely” and #110 “Not Giants But Windmills.”
Also included in Epix’s FYC mailer are the following programs: “American Divided,” a docu-series from producers Norman Lear, Shonda Rhimes and Common; “Serena,” a documentary special about four-time Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams; and “What Happened … Ms. Sykes?” a stand-up variety special starring Wanda Sykes.
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