S5:E2 Las Vegas

Original Air Date: Aug 13, 2017

A flashback to Ray and Abby's 21st anniversary when they went to Las Vegas to see Damon's first televised fight. In the present, movie star Natalie James hires Ray to protect her from an abusive husband/manager, which draws him deeper into Sam Winslow's web. Hopes for a beautiful day are dashed at Terry and Maureen's wedding as tensions flare between the Donovans and the Dohertys.


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Ray Donovan Season 5: Eddie Marsan on Terry's Love

S5:E2 Interview (:58)

Ray Donovan Season 5: Eddie Marsan on Terry's Love

"Perhaps recognizing that the premiere might have been a little confusing to some viewers, the writers of “Las Vegas” keep it remarkably simple, dividing their narrative into two alternating plotlines, one in each timeframe...the focus allows for what’s always been the strength of this show: Liev Schreiber. He does phenomenal work here, enough to likely lock a fourth Emmy nomination."


"All of this flashback drama with Abby, Ray, Terry, and the rest of the Donovans is some of the strongest material Ray Donovan has ever dug into. There’s a shifting dynamic that’s pushing these characters in new directions..."

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    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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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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