Today's News: Our Take - Ray Donovan Renewed for Second Season
Showtime has renewed Ray Donovan for a second season, the network announced Tuesday.
"Ray Donovan is on track to be our biggest Season 1 show ever," David Nevins, Showtime's entertainment president, said in a statement. "[Creator] Ann Biderman and the extraordinarily talented creative team, coupled with the brilliant ensemble cast led by Liev Schreiber, have produced one of the hottest new dramas of the year. We are proud and excited to pick up another season."
The drama, which stars Schreiber as a professional Hollywood fixer, broke the record for Showtime's highest-rated series premiere with 6 million viewers across all platforms. It also became the network's first freshmen drama to improve on its premiere, increasing 15 percent in its second week.
The second season is expected to debut in 2014.
Ray Donovan airs Sundays at 10/9c on Showtime.
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