Ray Donovan’s season 1 (click here to buy the DVD on Amazon) finale was aired in the end of September this year. The series broke many records during its first few episodes and has been able to generate a lot of buzz on the internet.
Among the TV shows of Showtime, it is one of the most popular ones that have gathered a lot of fans in the span of its premiere season.
The series was announced for a second season earlier this summer in July(2013), which is not that surprising considering the acclaim the series received in its early days.
Ray Donovan season 2 premiere date has not been announced by Showtime yet but it is expected to air in summer 2014(update: premiere date is July 13 at 9 p.m.). Ray Donovan’s premiere was the highest rated series debut ever on Showtime. In fact it gathered 25% more audience than Homeland was able to gather. This gave the producers a solid reason to continue the series for a second season.
The ratings of this show have been continuously improving since its first episode. The number of viewers increased from 1.35 million to 1.56 million in just one week. The lead star Liev Schreiber has done a great job as the LA fixer. His has been one tough role but he has managed to perform with integrity and his acting is worthwhile.
The show will renew for a new season next year and the Network President has very positive thoughts about it. He stated that Ray Donovan is one of Showtime’s most popular shows that have gained so much fame in its first year. the producers and their talented team has done a great job in making it a huge success without many negative reviews, in fact the show has received positive acclaim from the critics as well.
Even though the exact Ray Donovan season 2 release date has not been announced but it won’t be wrong to believe that the show will go on air next summer considering it performed very well during its season premiere in summer 2013.
Up till now, no new guest cast has been made public but since season 2 premiere has a lot of time to stir the viewers, the producers will keep leaking teasers to the audience to keep them excited for the new season of the series.
Show’s thrilling story combined with the bets ensemble cast makes it one of those appealing shows you just can’t wait for.
Still we have a whole winter to wait for the upcoming season premiere for Ray Donovan.