Katie Holmes Joins Ray Donovan for Season 3

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Katie Holmes joins Ray Donovan for Season 3
Showtime is bringing Holmes back to TV, casting her as Ian McShane’s daughter, a “shrewd and chic businesswoman” named Paige. McShane is playing a movie producer who enlists Ray Donovan’s help to solve a family matter. Holmes’ casting means that she and her Dawson’s Creek co-star Joshua Jackson will be on the same network, with him starring on The Affair.

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SNL cast and crew were put up in the luxurious Palace hotel to avoid the blizzard
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