S5:E1 Abby

Original Air Date: Aug 6, 2017

Ray begins court-ordered anger management after a family tragedy sparks a bar fight. Mickey, Bunchy and Daryll prepare for Terry and Maureen's wedding. Bridget looks up a mysterious acquaintance in New York. Conor, away from home for the first time, grows accustomed to military school. Meanwhile, Sam Winslow, a powerful new employer, comes into Ray's life. Season premiere.


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"...move forward is exactly what new showrunner and episode director David Hollander has done, completely refreshing the show with a time jump that allows for a fresh start that also stays loyal to what we know about the Donovans...this is the most promising season premiere of Ray Donovan since the series began."


"Just what Ray did to his father, and what caused it all, isn’t the season’s only mystery by any means, but it’s perhaps the most intriguing of the season premiere. I say that because Ray Donovan isn’t usually the type of show to draw out a story line using flashbacks. It’s a change in storytelling that could bode well for the series..."

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Music from this episode
Sea of Love
Cat Power
Now Move
J Star ft. Lulo
Stone Gaze
Mimi O'Bonsawin
Lonely Star
Fred Martin and The Matadors
Drivin' Illegal
Haji Springer & Prez
Happy For Now
Fade Into You
Mazzy Star
Rock Me Gently
Andy Kim
Madman Across the Water
Alison Scott

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.

    Season 7
  • Season 6

    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.

    Season 6
  • 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.

    Season 5
  • 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.

    Season 1

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