Scoop: Coming Up On SUCCESSION On HBO This July
THE FAMILY is surprised by Connor's (Alan Ruck) choice of date at Thanksgiving dinner. Written by Georgia Pritchett; directed by Adam Arkin. Episode #6: "Which Side Are You On?" Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) With the vote of no confidence against Logan (Brian Cox) approaching, Roman (Kieran Culkin) attempts to sway a neutral board member, while Kendall (Jeremy Strong) frantically shores up his "yea" votes. Logan arrives in Washington to meet with the president, but worries he's been snubbed following a last-minute cancellation. After successfully thwarting a potential scandal, Tom (Matthew Macfadyen) introduces Greg (Nicholas Braun) to fine dining, while Shiv (Sarah Snook) explores her options in D.C. Written by Susan Soon He Stanton; directed by Andrij Parekh. Episode #7: "Austerlitz" Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) In an effort to fix his public image, Logan (Brian Cox) agrees to a family therapy session at Connor's (Alan Ruck) New Mexico ranch, intending it to double as a publicity stunt. Lying low, Kendall (Jeremy Strong) spends time with the locals and finds his sobriety tested. Shiv (Sarah Snook) considers putting herself in a precarious situation when Nate (Ashley Zuckerman) pushes her to join the team of Gil Eavis (Eric Bogosian), a potential presidential candidate who goes against everything her father stands for. As Willa (Justine Lupe) spends more time with his family, Connor makes a hard-to-refuse proposal. Written by Lucy Prebble; directed by Miguel Arteta. Episode: #8: "Prague" Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) Tom (Matthew Macfadyen) has a bachelor party to remember. Kendall (Jeremy Strong) eyes a new business opportunity with a pair of idealistic entrepreneurs. Roman (Kieran Culkin) looks to land a deal for local TV stations with his father's longtime nemesis. Logan (Brian Cox) tasks Greg (Nicholas Braun) with acting as Kendall's babysitter during Tom's party. Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Gil (Eric Bogosian) get ambushed during a TV interview on a Waystar network. Written by Jon Brown; directed by SJ Clarkson. Episode: #9: "Pre-Nuptial" Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) The Roys assemble at Eastnor Castle in England to prepare for Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Tom's (Matthew Macfadyen) wedding. The children reunite with their mother, Caroline (Harriet Walter), who is every bit as acerbic as Logan (Brian Cox). As guests mingle and clash, Kendall (Jeremy Strong) learns from Stewy (Arian Moayed) and Sandy (Larry Pine) that their plot for a hostile takeover of Waystar has been fast-tracked in order to catch Logan off-guard. Written by Jesse Armstrong; directed by Mark Mylod. The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms. SUCCESSION was created by Jesse Armstrong; executive produced by Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter and Mark Mylod. Jesse Armstrong serves as showrunner.