Nothing to fix here, Mr. Ray Donovan. You are here to stay.
Showtime has renewed the Liev Schreiber-led drama Ray Donovan for a second season, the network announced today.
"Ray Donovan is on track to be our biggest season one show ever," David Nevins, president of entertainment 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."
Ray Donovan, which also stars Oscar winner Jon Voight and Oscar nominee Elliott Gould, became the network's biggest drama premiere ever after averaging 1.35 million viewers during its initial episode. Its debut even surpassed the premiere episode of Showtime's critically acclaimed Homeland by 61 percent.
The series is also the first freshman drama in Showtime history to improve on its series premiere numbers, bringing in a 15 percent gain in its second week.
Ray Donovan's second season is slated for a 2014 release.