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Season 2
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Background Information
Start Airdate: August 11, 2019
Final Airdate: October 13, 2019
Cast: * Brian Cox 
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Season Two

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Followed By:

Season 3

Procedded By:

Season 1


Season 2 of Succession first aired its first episode on August 11, 2019, continuing it's run on HBO. The Finale aired on October 13. On August 2019, HBO renewed the series for a Third Season.


Title Directed by Written by Original Air Date Production code
The Summer Palace Mark Mylod Jesse Armstrong August 11, 2019 201
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Still addled from the events in England, Kendall tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan receives some unvarnished advice from his financial banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.
Vaulter Andrij Parekh Jon Brown August 18, 2019 202
Roman and Kendall do a “routine health check” of a new media brand to help Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom in the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil’s campaign.
Hunting Andrij Parekh Tony Roche August 25, 2019 203
Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary. Greg worries his pre-meeting with a Logan biographer puts his standing with the family at risk. Connor’s presidential announcement irritates Logan.
Safe Room Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman Georgia Pritchett September 1, 2019 204
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Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with “normals.” Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell, as a controversy surrounding a star anchor leads to a day of chaos at ATN headquarters.
Tern Haven Mark Mylod Will Tracy September 8, 2019 205
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Logan attempts to solidify his buyout of PGM at a weekend retreat at the Pierce family home, where Shiv, Roman and Connor veer from their carefully orchestrated roles. As the Pierces question whether an alliance with Waystar Royco will tarnish their legacy, Kendall makes his case to Naomi Pierce during a drug-filled night.
Argestes Matt Shakman Susan Soon He Stanton September 15, 2019 206
Logan's plans to finalize the purchase of the Pierce family's television stations and papers are threatened by a deal from an unexpected quarter; Tom frets over ATN's new slogan in the wake of news from Greg; Kendall, Shiv, and Roman argue.
Return Becky Martin Jonathan Glatzer September 22, 2019 207
Kendall and Roman negotiate with their mother in the United Kingdom while Shiv attempts to extract answer from her evasive father; the Roy children grow increasing suspicious regarding Rhea's presence; Kendall confronts his last trip to the UK
Dundee Kevin Bray Mary Laws September 29, 2019 208
The entire Roy clan travels to Logan’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland for a celebration of Logan’s fifty years in the business. There, Logan reflects on his past and the company’s future, while Shiv defiantly looks to her family for support in taking down Rhea. Ewan gives Greg an ultimatum about working at Waystar. Kendall becomes enamored with Jennifer, an actress in Willa’s play. A former employee proves difficult to silence, worrying Logan’s inner circle.
DC Mark Mylod Jesse Armstrong October 6, 2019 209
With the shareholders meeting imminent and Waystar Royco in a precarious position after a whistleblower makes headlines, Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress and face tough questions from a determined Gil Eavis. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman’s business pitch takes a chilling turn.
This Is Not For Tears Mark Mylod Jesse Armstrong October 13, 2019 210
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On the Roys’ grand Mediterranean yacht, Logan weighs whether a member of the family or a top lieutenant will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company’s tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative. Shiv proposes taking her open-marriage with Tom to another level. Connor finds himself in an unenviable position as reviews of Willa’s play roll in.


Main Characters

  • Logan Roy, The founder of media and entertainment conglomerate Waystar Royco.
  • Marcia Roy, The third wife of Logan Roy.
  • Greg Hirsch, Grandnephew of Logan Roy and grandson of Ewan Roy.
  • Connor Roy, Eldest son of Logan Roy from his first marriage.
  • Kendall Roy, Second son of Logan Roy from his second marriage.
  • Roman Roy, Third and youngest son of Logan Roy from his second marriage.
  • Shiv Roy, Youngest child of Logan Roy, and former lawyer.
  • Gerri Killman, General counsel to Waystar Royco.
  • Frank Vernon, former, COO of Waystar Royco and long-time confidant of Logan Roy.
  • Karolina Novotney, Head of PR and a member of Waystar Royco's legal team.
  • Tom Wamsgans, husband of Shiv Roy, & head of ATN
  • Stewy Hosseini, Financier and friend of Kendall's who becomes a member of Waystar Royco's board.
  • Lawrence Yee, Founder of media website Vaulter that is acquired by Waystar Royco.

Recurring Characters

  • Jamie Laird, a banker and financier who advises Logan during the proxy battle against Stewy and Sandy, as well as during his attempted acquisition of PMG.
  • Cyd Peach, head of Waystar Royco's news network who butts heads with Tom after his promotion.
  • Rhea Jarrell, the CEO of Pierce Media Group who aligns herself with Logan during the attempted acquisition.
  • Nan Pierce, the de facto head of the Pierce family and majority owner of PMG.
  • Naomi Pierce, Nan Pierce's niece who suffers from substance abuse and falls for Kendall.
  • Hugo Baker, a senior comms exec in charge of managing a scandal involving Brightstar cruiselines.
  • Eduard Asgarov, an Azerbaijani billionaire pursued by Roman for his money and ties to the Azerbaijani sovereign wealth. Co-owns the Heart of Midlothian Football Club with Roman.



  • June 2018, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a Second Season.
  • August 2019, HBO renewed the series for a Third Season.
  • May 21, 2019, Holly Hunter joined the cast in a recurring role.
  • Brian Cox and Danny Huston both played William Stryker in the X-Men Franchise.
  • Won a Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Drama and Brian Cox for Best Actor – Television Series Drama.



Recurring Cast

Guest Starring


(Results still pending)


  • Jesse Armstrong... (Created By) (18 episodes, 2018-2019)
  • Susan Soon He Stanton ... (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Jon Brown ... (2 episodes, 2018-2019)
  • Georgia Pritchett ... (2 episodes, 2018-2019)
  • Tony Roche ... (2 episodes, 2018-2019)
  • Alice Birch ... (2 episodes, 2019)


  • Jesse Armstrong ... Executive producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Maria Cerretani ... Associate producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Maeve Cullinane ... Associate producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Will Ferrell ... Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Adam McKay ... Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Kevin J. Messick ... Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Frank Rich ... Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Dara Schnapper ... Producer (10 episodes, 2018)
  • Jon Brown ... Supervising producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Jonathan Filley ... Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Jonathan Glatzer ... Supervising producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Callie Hersheway ... Associate Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Amy Hodge ... Co-Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Mark Mylod ... Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Lucy Prebble ... Co-Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Georgia Pritchett ... co-executive Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Tony Roche ... Co-Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Jane Tranter ... Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2018)
  • Daniel Zelman ... Consulting Producer (9 episodes, 2018)

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