Showtime Renews ‘Ray Donovan’ For Season 5

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Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan in RAY DONOVAN (Season 4, Gallery). - Photo: Brian Bowen Smith/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: RayDonovan_S4_PRArt_01.R

Ray Donovan will return for a fifth season, David Nevins, president and CEO of Showtime Networks announced during the network’s Television Critics Association executive session on Thursday. Production on the 12 episodes will begin next year.

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The Liev Schreiber-led series is nominated for five Emmys, including nods for Outstanding Lead Actor (for Schreiber) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (for Jon Voight). The show also stars Dash Mihok, Pooch Hall, Eddie Marsan, Paula Malcomson, Devon Bagby and Kerris Dorsey.