S1:E7 New Birthday

Original Air Date: Aug 11, 2013

Ray forbids Bridget from seeing Marvin, but she visits him anyway. Meanwhile, Ray flies to Boston to search for Sully (guest star James Woods). Abby and Deb commiserate over drinks and get themselves into trouble. Mickey manipulates Sean into working with him on a movie project.


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"There's tension between Ray and Abby as Ray prepares to take a trip to Boston."

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APM Music Library
Pride and Fury
Chicago Music Library
The Pen and The Tin
The First Times
Celebrate The New Day
Bill Naughton
Davide Ravasio
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers
In The Dark
Science Force
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7 Seasons, 82 Episodes

  • Season 7

    While Ray makes personal progress, there are dangers that require the Ray Donovan of old. Between the NYC mayor, an unrelenting NYPD officer and clients old and new, Ray struggles to find a balance between fixing for clients and fixing himself.

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    Ray rebuilds his life both personally and professionally in New York City. After being rescued from a plummet into the East River by a Staten Island cop, Ray finds himself once again working for media mogul Samantha Winslow.

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  • Season 5

    Ray's ongoing family upheaval has taken an emotional toll, leaving him more vulnerable than ever. LA’s preeminent fixer is heading into uncharted territory and will soon discover that some damage can’t be controlled.

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  • Season 4

    Ray Donovan has always been able to balance his role of husband and father, brother and son, tormentor and savior. But, as his worlds uncontrollably blur, keeping his work and his family separate is no longer possible.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Ray quickly learns that clean slates are a dirty business, but what doesn't kill a Donovan only makes him stronger. One thing's for sure, whether you're with him or against him -- it may be a new day, but it's the same Ray.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Ray runs afoul of a corrupt FBI chief; Mickey is forced to go on parole and schemes to make it big; Bridget's clandestine relationship with teen rap sensation Marvin Gaye Washington takes a surprising turn.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Ray's father Mickey is released from prison after twenty years, setting off a chain of events that tests the limits of loyalty, family and the law; Ray's wife and children struggle to understand the complicated man of the house.

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