Ray Donovan: Season 1 (2013)

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Critic Consensus: Ray Donovan moves quickly between genres and tones, with Liev Schrieber and Jon Voight's performances making the whiplash worth it.

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Air date: Jun 30, 2013
2
Air date: Jul 7, 2013
3
Air date: Jul 14, 2013
4
Air date: Jul 21, 2013
5
Air date: Jul 28, 2013
6
Air date: Aug 4, 2013
7
Air date: Aug 11, 2013
8
Air date: Aug 18, 2013
9
Air date: Aug 25, 2013
10
Air date: Sep 8, 2013
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The first series of the drama "Ray Donovan" follows Ray Donovan (Liev Schreiber), a Los Angeles troubleshooter who is asked to solve problems for rich and famous clients, but can't seem to fix the problems caused by his own family. Among his problems: Ray must deal with his father (Jon Voight) being released early from prison. Meanwhile, Ezra (Elliott Gould) is involved in an accident.

Cast

Liev Schreiber
as Ray Donovan
Jon Voight
as Mickey Donovan
Dash Mihok
as Bunchy Donovan
Kerris Dorsey
as Bridget Donovan
Ambyr Childers
as Ashley Rucker
Devon Bagby
as Conor Donovan
Eddie Marsan
as Terry Donovan
Elliott Gould
as Ezra Goldman
Paula Malcomson
as Abby Donovan
Peter Jacobson
as Lee Drexler
Johnathon Schaech
as Sean Stevens
Ted Levine
as Little Bill Primm
Susan Sarandon
as Samantha Winslow
Adina Porter
as Vicky Delgatti
Lili Simmons
as Natalie James
Octavius J. Johnson
as Marvin Gaye Washington
Frank Whaley
as Van Miller
Josh Pais
as Stu Feldman
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Critic Reviews for Ray Donovan Season 1

All Critics (43) | Top Critics (24)

Stylishly shot and strongly written.

Jul 1, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

The cynosure of Ray Donovan is Schreiber as the doughty hero, a tough guy who dances.

Jun 29, 2013 | Full Review…

Ray Donovan, created and produced by Ann Biderman (Southland) is good enough that it should evoke comparisons to David Chase's Italian antihero tale.

Jun 30, 2013 | Full Review…

In all cases, this is one of the smartest series to come around in a while, sharply written with a perfect balance of comedy and tragedy, action and reflection.

Jun 28, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

This fantastic new Showtime drama is that wonder of TV wonders, a low concept series that can't be easily reduced to a quick sentence.

Jun 27, 2013 | Full Review…

Schreiber brings fortified steel to the title role while Voight makes this series shake, rattle and pulsate.

Jun 26, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Ray Donovan gets off to slow start but delivers an extremely compelling portrait of a unique working class family.

Jul 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The first four episodes of Ray Donovan suggest a Sopranos-type tone and approach, and that, of course, is high praise.

May 14, 2018 | Full Review…

I've seen the first four episodes, and when Ray's actually cleaning up messes, the show's not bad. But when he's not-boy, is the family stuff a tedious mess.

Mar 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Schreiber looks as comfortable busting heads (with a baseball bat) in the body of a Hollywood "fixer" as he does coddling his spoiled, social-climbing wife and kids.

Oct 12, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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