'Succession': Back To The Pit Of Vipers For Another Season Of Discontent

NPRHow audacious do you have to be — how direct, how unafraid of accusations that what you're doing is a little on-the-nose — to just go ahead and name a ruthless character "Shiv"? You have to be as audacious as Jesse Armstrong, the creator of Succession, ...

August 12th 2019


Succession: 10 True Stories That May Have Inspired the Season 2 Premiere

Vanity FairOn Sunday night the New York-based battle of the Roy family came roaring back to life with Succession's second season on HBO. With media mogul and abusive patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) still at the head of Waystar-Royco and his children Kendall ...

August 12th 2019


'Succession' Season 2 Premiere Recap: No. 1 Boy

The New York TimesIn the Season 1 finale of “Succession,” Ken (Jeremy Strong) looked as panicky as a lost child as he stumbled from one catastrophe to another at his sister Siobhan's wedding. First, he unconvincingly threatened his dad, the tyrannical media magnate Logan ...

August 12th 2019


'Succession' shows media dynasties are just families, only much worse

CNN(CNN) "Succession" somehow makes the high-stakes machinations of self-centered, awful, filthy rich people a whole lot of fun. Like "Billions," it feels like a series narrowly calibrated to the times, while offering juicy parallels to the life and career of Rupert ...

August 12th 2019


How to Watch Succession Season 2 Even If You Don't Have a TV

HarpersBAZAAR.comNow that Season 2 of Succession is here, Kendall will have to answer for his mistakes. The new season starts tonight—Sunday, August 11 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO—with the premiere, and the nine remaining episodes will air each Sunday. Here, we round up ...

August 11th 2019


Succession Is Better Than Ever

The AtlanticIn the fifth episode of the new season of Succession, the scabrous Roy family find themselves at the country retreat of a liberal-media doyenne, Nan Pierce (Cherry Jones), and in the entirely unfamiliar situation of having to play nice. It's like watching cats ...

August 11th 2019