The Scandal Specialist and The Sexual Revolution: SHOWTIME Dramas RAY DONOVAN and MASTERS OF SEX Return to Movie Central and The Movie Network with New Seasons, July 12

— June 25, 2015

– Guest stars on RAY DONOVAN this season include Ian McShane and Katie Holmes –
– Josh Charles joins MASTERS OF SEX in a major guest-starring role –
– Past seasons now streaming on CraveTV –

“(RAY DONOVAN is) one of the most compelling and complex thrillers to arrive on premium cable in the last decade.” – Winnipeg Free PressMASTERS OF SEX does cable TV a solid: It doesn’t treat sex like a late-night snack that you’ll feel guilty about in the morning.” – The Globe and Mail TORONTO (JUNE 25, 2015) – Scandal, sex, family, and fame: the critically acclaimed, award-winning dramas RAY DONOVAN and MASTERS OF SEX return with all-new, 12-episode seasons on Movie Central and The Movie Network this summer, day-and-date with SHOWTIME in the U.S. Starring two-time Golden Globe®  and Emmy® nominee Liev Schreiber (The Butler) as L.A.’s best professional fixer, RAY DONOVAN Season 3 premieres Sunday, July 12 at 9 p.m. ET/MT, followed by the Season 3 premiere of MASTERS OF SEX, starring Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Michael Sheen (The Queen) and Emmy nominee Lizzy Caplan (The Interview), at 10 p.m. ET/MT. Previous seasons of RAY DONOVAN are streaming now on CraveTV (Season 1 & 2), and The Movie Network On Demand and TMN GO (Season 2); audiences can watch past seasons of MASTERS OF SEX now on CraveTV (Season 1) and The Movie Network On Demand and TMN GO (Season 2). In Eastern Canada, new episodes will be available on TMN GO and The Movie Network OnDemand. In Western Canada, on the go with Shaw Go Movie Central appBell TV appTelus Optik on the go, and Movie Central On Demand. ** Media Note ** – Download photos at https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/ or http://mediacentre.corusent.com. Click HERE for a sneak peek of RAY DONOVAN Season 3, and HERE for a sneak peek of MASTERS OF SEX Season 3. RAY DONOVAN, SEASON 3 Premieres Sunday, July 12 at 9 p.m. ET/MT Ray Donovan stars Liev Schreiber as L.A.’s best professional fixer, the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls’ most complicated and combustible situations go away. Season 3 finds Ray adrift from his family and those closest to him, while he focuses on his business and desires to be his own boss. Meanwhile, his father Mickey (Jon Voight in his Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning role), after narrowly escaping last season’s heist debacle, finds himself charting a similar course to build his own empire. Joining the series this season as guest stars are Golden Globe Award-winner Ian McShane (DEADWOOD) as prominent movie producer and billionaire Andrew Finney who hires Ray to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation, and Katie Holmes (THE KENNEDYS) as Andrew’s daughter Paige, a shrewd, cut-throat businesswoman. RAY DONOVAN also stars Paula Malcolmson (The Hunger Games), Eddie Marsan (JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL), Dash Mihok (Silver Linings Playbook), Steven Bauer (Awakened), Katherine Moennig (THE L WORD), Pooch Hall (THE GAME), Kerris Dorsey (BROTHERS & SISTERS), and Devon Bagby (Ironside). The series was created by Ann Biderman and is executive produced by David Hollander, Mark Gordon, and Bryan Zuriff. MASTERS OF SEX, SEASON 3 Premieres Sunday, July 12 at 10 p.m. ET/MT Starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, real-life pioneers of human sexuality research, Season 3 finds the famed duo dealing with the glare of the national spotlight as their sex study is finally unveiled. It’s 1966 and the beginning of the Sexual Revolution, and Masters and Johnson’s work will have a profound impact on contemporary relationships, especially their own evolving partnership with Masters’ wife Libby (Caitlin FitzGerald, GOSSIP GIRL). Joining the cast for Season 3 in a guest-starring role is Emmy-nominee Josh Charles (THE GOOD WIFE), as Daniel Logan, a self-made businessman working in the scent industry. In an attempt to bottle the smell of sex and market an aphrodisiac to the general public, Daniel seeks out Masters and Johnson’s expertise on desire. MASTERS OF SEX also stars Beau Bridges (THE MILLERS), Allison Janney (MOM), Teddy Sears (666 PARK AVENUE), Annaleigh Ashford (Top 5), and Julianne Nicholson (August: Osage County). In addition to Charles, Tate Donovan (DAMAGES) appears as a guest star this season. MASTERS OF SEX is an adaptation of Thomas Maier’s book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How to Love. The series was developed for television by Michelle Ashford (THE PACIFIC) who also serves as executive producer.  The series is also executive produced by Sarah Timberman, Amy Lippman, Dave Flebott, Carl Beverly, and Judith Verno. Michael Sheen, Tammy Rosen, and Thomas Maier are producers. The series is produced and distributed by Sony Pictures Television.  

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