News brief: Showtime launching Ray Donovan webisodes

RayDonovan1US cable net Showtime is launching a trio of web-only episodes to accompany its hit drama series Ray Donovan.

The webisodes are titled ‘Behind the Fix’ and will show how the show’s main characters achieve their ‘fixes’, cleaning up after Hollywood celebrities and industry figures have got involved in compromising situations.

The webisodes will launch directly after the show’s linear transmission on CBS-owned Showtime in the US.

The digital companion pieces will be available on Showtime’s own websites and on-demand services as well as on YouTube and iTunes. The first two and a half minute webisode launched last night and two more will follow.