Created by Emmy®, Oscar® and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong, Succession launches its ten-episode second season same time as the U.S. on Monday, 12 August at 9am exclusively on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 / 431 HD) with new episodes airing weekly.
The episode encores on the same day at 10pm on HBO. Beginning where season one dramatically left off, season two follows the Roy family as they struggle to retain control of their empire, and while the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.
The season two cast includes Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, Rob Yang, J. Smith Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk and Arian Moayed. Holly Hunter, Cherry Jones, Danny Huston, Jeannie Berlin and Fisher Stevens join the cast for season two. Returning guest stars include James Cromwell and Harriet Walter.
Succession has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy® awards, including Outstanding Drama Series.
In season 2, episode 1: “The Summer Palace”, Kendall (Jeremy Strong) tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal following the events in England. Logan (Brian Cox) receives some unvarnished advice from his financial banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco.
As Tom (Matthew Macfadyen) manoeuvres for a new position in the company, Shiv (Sarah Snook) tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.