Starz’s 2018 Emmy FYC mailer highlights ‘Outlander,’ ‘Counterpart’ & ‘Howards End’

The Emmy mailer from Starz that went out to all 23,000 Emmy voters this spring includes 40 episodes from nine programs, each on a separate DVD. They are encased in a white hardcover book that has pictures, pull quotes from critics and lists of program and acting category submissions. Only the spreads for “Counterpart” and “Howards End” specifically ask voters to consider them additionally in the Best Writing and Directing races. The boxed set also includes a heavy golden card that has codes printed on it to access the Starz online FYC screening room and the Starz app free this summer.

The only Starz program in contention that has received Emmy nominations previously is “Outlander,” for Best Period/Fantasy Costumes and Best Period Production Design for its second season and Best Series Music for its first season. It did not contend last year as it took an extended hiatus. Starz reaped nominations last year for the final season of “Black Sails,” as well as the debut season of “American Gods,” which is now on an extended hiatus.

Disc 1: “Counterpart” (drama starring J.K. Simmons and Olivia Williams)
4 episodes: “The Crossing” (#1·01), “Both Sides Now” (#1·04), “Love the Lie” (#1·08), “No Man’s Land” (#1·10)

Disc 2: “Power” (drama starring Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren and Naturi Naughton)
4 episodes: “Don’t Thank Me” (#4·05), “New Man” (#4·06), “It’s Done” (#4·08), “You Can’t Fix This” (#4·10)

Disc 3: “Outlander” (drama starring Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan)
4 episodes: “The Battle Joined” (#3·01), “All Debts Paid” (#3·03), “A. Malcolm” (#3·06), “Eye of the Storm” (#3·13)

Disc 4: “Vida” (comedy starring Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada)
First 2 episodes

Disc 5: “Sweetbitter” (comedy starring Ella Purnell)
2 episodes: “Salt” (#1·01), “Now Your Tongue is Coded” (#1·02)

Disc 6: “Survivor’s Remorse” (comedy starring RonReaco Lee and Jessie T. Usher)
8 episodes: “Fallout” (#4·01), “Repercussions” (#4·02), “Closure” (#4·03), “Feel Free to Comment” (#4·04), “The Gala” (#4·05), “Optics” (4·07), “Family Ties” (#4·09), “Answers and Questions” (#4·10)

Disc 7: “Ash vs Evil Dead” (comedy starring Bruce Campbell)
6 episodes: “Family” (#3·01), “Apparently Dead” (#3·03), “Baby Proof” (#3·05), “Twist and Shout” (#3·07), “Judgment Day” (#3·09), “The Mettle of Man” (#3·10)

Disc 8: “The Girlfriend Experience” (limited series starring Anna Friel, Louisa Krause and Carmen Ejogo)
6 episodes from season 2: “Erica & Anna: Leverage,” “Erica & Anna: Family,” “Erica & Anna: Free Fall,” “Bria: Admitting,” “Bria: Negotiation,” “Bria: Moral Inventory”

Disc 9: “Howards End” (limited series starring Hayley Atwell and Matthew Mcfayden)
All 4 episodes

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