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Created by Jesse Armstrong, the comedy-drama Succession follows the Roy family, who own WayStar RoyCo, a global media conglomerate. The family is fighting for control of the company due to patriarch Logan Roy's faltering health.

His four children – Connor, Kendall, Roman, and Siobhan — are each competing for prominence in the company while Logan seems unwilling to give up his power.

Succession has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Television — Drama, and actor Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong both received Best Actor awards at the Golden Globes and Primetime Emmys respectively.

The show was renewed for a fourth season in 2021.

Network: HBO

First Episode Date: June 3, 2018

Cast:

  • Brian Cox (Logan Roy)
  • Jeremy Strong (Kendall Roy)
  • Kieran Culkin (Roman Roy)
  • Sarah Snook (Siobhan "Shiv" Roy)
  • Alan Ruck (Connor Roy)
  • Hiam Abbass (Marcia Roy)
  • Nicholas Braun (Greg Hirsch)
  • Peter Friedman (Frank Vernon)
  • Matthew Macfadyen (Tom Wambsgans)
  • Dagmara Domińczyk (Karolina Novotney)
  • J. Smith Cameron (Gerri Kellman)
  • Justine Lupe (Willa Ferreyra)
  • Arian Moayed (Stewy Hosseini)
  • Natalie Gold (Rava Roy)
  • David Rasche (Karl Muller)

Where to Watch: HBOMax

Latest Succession News and Updates

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    By Allison DeGrushe
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    'Succession' Fans Are Worried the Show Just Confirmed the Death of [SPOILER]

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    Here's How Logan Roy's Unexpected UTI Caused Major Problems on 'Succession'

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