Ray Donovan

Ray Donovan

Ray's father Mickey is released from prison after twenty years and comes to Los Angeles to reconnect with his family, setting off a chain of events that reopens old wounds and tests the limits of loyalty, family and the law; Ray's wife and children struggle to reconcile their current upper middle class lifestyle with their blue collar South Boston roots, while trying to understand the complicated and distant man of the house; Terry begins a relationship with a married woman; Bunchy confronts the personal demons from his childhood.
Ray's father Mickey is released from prison after twenty years and comes to Los Angeles to reconnect with his family, setting off a chain of events that reopens old wounds and tests the limits of loyalty, family and the law; Ray's wife and children struggle to reconcile their current upper middle class lifestyle with their blue collar South Boston roots, while trying to understand the complicated and distant man of the house; Terry begins a relationship with a married woman; Bunchy confronts the personal demons from his childhood.

Season 1 (16 episodes)

  • 1. The Bag or the Bat

    Original air date: 06/30/2013 Runtime: 57:16 min.

    Original air date: 06/30/2013 Runtime: 57:16 min. Ray’s life is thrown into absolute turmoil when his father Mickey unexpectedly gets out of prison five years early, kills a priest, and arrives in LA, vowing to take revenge on Ray for framing him. Meanwhile, Ray’s mentor, Ezra Goldman, and his law partner, Lee Drexler, need Ray to find a way to get a “straight” action star out of a scandal with a transsexual.  Ray must also protect a beautiful singer from a stalker, but the case leads to tension between him and his wife, Abby.

  • 2. A Mouth is a Mouth

    Original air date: 07/07/2013 Runtime: 52:57 min.

    Original air date: 07/07/2013 Runtime: 52:57 min. Ray activates a plan to send his father Mickey back to prison. Meanwhile, Abby defies Ray and spends the day with Mickey and her kids. Ray handles two crises involving movie star clients: A-list actor Sean Walker receives a threatening message at home, and action hero Tommy Wheeler is blackmailed with a sex video. 

  • 3. Twerk

    Original air date: 07/14/2013 Runtime: 54:28 min.

    Original air date: 07/14/2013 Runtime: 54:28 min. Mickey spends time with Bunchy and Terry, insinuating himself back into their lives. Ray “buys” a talented hip-hop artist for his rapper neighbor. Ray’s mentor, Ezra Goldman, holds a fundraiser in honor of his late wife, but he’s haunted by the sins of his past. Meanwhile, Mickey is approached by an FBI agent with a Hollywood obsession. 

  • 4. Black Cadillac

    Original air date: 07/21/2013 Runtime: 49:01 min.

    Original air date: 07/21/2013 Runtime: 49:01 min. Ray, Abby, and the kids visit Bel Air Academy, hoping Bridget will get into the prestigious school, but the day is interrupted when Ray has to take care of a case at a Beverly Hills hotel. Mickey, Bunchy and Daryll drive out to Palm Springs to visit Mickey’s ex-girlfriend, Claudette. Terry starts a romance with his nurse, Frances. Ray finds out that the murder investigation against Mickey has been shut down.

  • 5. The Golem

    Original air date: 07/28/2013 Runtime: 51:34 min.

    Original air date: 07/28/2013 Runtime: 51:34 min. Ezra has an accident and needs emergency medical attention. Terry & Frances grow closer but things may not be what they seem.   Bunchy receives his settlement check and starts house hunting; Mickey unexpectedly visits Ezra to hash out the past.  Later, Ray and Avi learn some very unsettling news.

  • 6. Housewarming

    Original air date: 08/04/2013 Runtime: 51:54 min.

    Original air date: 08/04/2013 Runtime: 51:54 min. Ray tries to shut down Van Miller’s investigation by creating an incriminating video.  Ezra is prepped for surgery, but he wanders off. Bunchy moves into his new house, but the housewarming party gets out control.  Ray finds out that Mickey put his kids in danger and goes after him.

  • 7. New Birthday

    Original air date: 08/11/2013 Runtime: 52:54 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2013 Runtime: 52:54 min. Ray forbids Bridget from seeing Marvin but she visits him anyway and has a frightening encounter. Meanwhile, Ray flies to Boston to search for Sully. Abby and Deb commiserate over drinks and get themselves into trouble. Frank tries to shut down Van Miller’s investigation.  Mickey manipulates Sean into working with him on a movie project.

  • 8. Bridget

    Original air date: 08/18/2013 Runtime: 53:30 min.

    Original air date: 08/18/2013 Runtime: 53:30 min. Ray, Terry, and Bunchy toast the anniversary of their sister Bridget’s death. Frances shows up with a black eye, and Terry goes after her husband.  Ray and Avi use force  to get Bunchy’s house money back. Mickey meets a former starlet at a spa. Meanwhile, Lena and Avi go after Van’s investigations, and Lena has an altercation with her girlfriend.

  • 9. Road Trip

    Original air date: 08/25/2013 Runtime: 49:12 min.

    Original air date: 08/25/2013 Runtime: 49:12 min. Avi drives Sully from Boston to Los Angeles to meet with Ray. Conor wants to go to an awards show with Tommy Wheeler, but Ray has to get Tommy out of a situation that threatens his career first. Lena digs up Frank’s secrets to get him to cooperate. Mickey works with the FBI to get incriminating evidence against Sean Walker.

  • 10. Fite Nite

    Original air date: 09/08/2013 Runtime: 53:43 min.

    Original air date: 09/08/2013 Runtime: 53:43 min. Ray and the family go to Fite Nite at the Donovan Fite Club. Meanwhile, Ray’s plan with Sully is put in to action. Mickey has a rendezvous with an unlikely lady. Bunchy encounters someone from his past, sending him into a tailspin.

  • 11. Bucky F... Dent

    Original air date: 09/15/2013 Runtime: 52:47 min.

    Original air date: 09/15/2013 Runtime: 52:47 min. Bunchy has a violent encounter with someone from his past. Ray is called to the Donovan Fite Club to handle a situation that has escalated in to a crisis. Ray meets with Ezra who pressures him about Sully, Mickey and the FBI. The police question Mickey about a recent murder. Ray sends Avi to protect Abby and the kids from Sully.

  • 12. Same Exactly

    Original air date: 09/22/2013 Runtime: 54:00 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/2013 Runtime: 54:00 min. Ray and Avi find Eddie on the run with Sully’s money. Mickey gets kicked out of Bunchy’s apartment. Later, Ray puts the word out that America’s Most Wanted has been spotted in Santa Monica. Abby and the kids hide out at a swank Malibu resort. Ezra proposes to Deb.

  • 101. Pooch Hall Video Diary

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:20 min.

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:20 min. Pooch Hall gives a behind the scenes tour of the Ray Donovan set.

  • 102. Liev Schreiber Profile

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:05 min.

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:05 min. Liev Schreiber discusses his life and career from the bright lights of Broadway, to his critically acclaimed role as the titular character in Showtimes new original drama series, Ray Donovan.

  • 103. Jon Voight Profile

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:20 min.

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 2:20 min. Golden Globe and Academy Award winner Jon Voight discusses his expansive career from the golden era of Hollywood’s 1970s, to his award winning role as Mickey Donovan.

  • 104. Dissecting a Scene: Episode 1

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 1:55 min.

    Original air date: 06/30/2014 Runtime: 1:55 min. The cast discusses Ray seeing Mickey for the first time in years.