‘Ray Donovan’ Season 5 Confirmed by Showtime
A fourth season of a crime drama series “Ray Donovan” kicked off on June 26, 2016, and its debut has garnered over 1.1 million viewers. Undoubtedly, millions of fans strive to figure out, should we expect “Ray Donovan” Season 5 on Showtime or no, and when, finally, its release date? Fortunately, on August 11, 2016, during the TCA session, it was announced that Showtime has picked up “Ray Donovan” for a 12-episode fifth season. Production on Season 5 will begin in 2017, so we should wait the premiere later next year. You can scroll down, to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info on the subject.
In general, the decision on renewal wasn’t a surprise for us, given the fact that the fourth season of the family drama has received a mainly favorable reception from the viewers, as well as has demonstrated quite strong television ratings. Currently, according to IMDB, “Ray Donovan” has a score of 8.3 out of 10 based on over 45,100 user votes, 84 reviews from viewers, and 30 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the fourth series of the crime drama has an average score of 4.0 out of 5 and a 76% approval rating based on 45 user votes. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the fourth season of “Ray Donovan” has a score of 6.4 out of 10 based on 11 user ratings.
The premiere of Season 4 has drawn 1.106 million viewers (-6.86% compared to previous season premiere) with a 0.28 demo rating among adults (18-49). For comparisons, “Ray Donovan” Season 3 averaged a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.39 million viewers.
“Ray Donovan” is a drama which revolves around a professional troubleshooter, who settles various specific problems for the influential clients in Los Angeles. However, sometimes, it’s too difficult for Ray to cope with his own family problems. The TV series is created by Ann Biderman, who also serves as executive producer.
Season 5 Release Date
“Ray Donovan” Season 4 debuted this summer, and its debut drew 1.106 million viewers, as well as has been praised by the viewers. Relying on such a successful debut of Season 4, Showtime has renewed “Ray Donovan” for a fifth season. According to the official announcement, “Ray Donovan” Season 5 premiere is slated for 2017. However, Showtime has yet to announce a specific release date for Season 5. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the drama series, as well as about the “Ray Donovan” Season 5 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— Ray Donovan (@SHO_RayDonovan) August 11, 2016