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‘Succession’ Back on HBO in October

Jeremy Strong (left) and Brian Cox in HBO's 'Succession'
(Image credit: Graeme Hunter)

Hit drama Succession starts season three on HBO in October, the network teased on Twitter. A tweet from @Succession showed Brian Cox, who plays Roy patriarch Logan, sitting at a table, along with the lone word “October.”

HBO did not give a specific start date. 

Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin and Alan Ruck are also in the cast. 

A drama mixed with dark comedy, Succession is about the battles within a family of media moguls. Season two began in August 2019. Jesse Armstrong created the show. 

Succession got the outstanding drama Emmy in September 2020, along with several other Emmys, among other prestigious awards. 

Season three began filming in fall 2020 but sustained delays related to COVID. 

Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche and Scott Ferguson executive produce Succession, with Armstrong the showrunner.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.