Succession: Season 1

Season 1 Interviews

Brian Cox on Leading the Roy Family and Portraying a Uniquely American Role

The Scottish actor puts the tycoon he plays under the microscope.

Jeremy Strong Knows Where Kendall’s Thirst for Power Comes From

Succession’s scorned heir shares how he portrayed Kendall Roy’s desperate grab for power and esteem.

Sarah Snook Brings an Outsider’s Perspective to a Uniquely American Role

The woman behind Succession’s reluctant heiress discusses the joys and challenges of playing Shiv.

Jesse Armstrong Shares the Inspiration For the Roy Family

The Succession creator and showrunner reveals the real world moguls he drew from to create the family everyone loves to hate.

The Other Roy Brothers Speak Out

Kieran Culkin and Alan Ruck break down what sets their characters apart from the rest of the Roys.

Matthew Macfadyen and Nicholas Braun Aren’t Quite Roys

The Succession actors discuss the significance of their outsider roles.

Mark Mylod Wants You to See the Downside of Wealth

The director and producer shares how Succession gives a different spin on the one percent.

Hiam Abbass Knows What Makes Marcia Tick

Succession’s matriarch shares her approach to portraying the Roy family’s most mysterious character.

Francine Maisler Explains How She Found the Roy Family

The woman who brought together the first season's cast discusses the distinctive ensemble.

Series Premiere. On his 80th birthday, media magnate Logan Roy, whose imminent retirement was thought to be a given, shocks his family by announcing he's staying on indefinitely as CEO of Waystar/Royco.

Kendall is confronted with a debt crisis at Waystar; Shiv bristles at Marcia's influence on Logan.
The family attends an annual company gala overseen by Connor and highlighted by a surprise announcement.
Kendall begins to plot a vote of no confidence against Logan; Tom questions his prenup and recruits Greg for a clandestine task.
The Roys gather for a family therapy session; Kendall finds his sobriety tested; Shiv considers joining the team of a divisive candidate.
Tom has a bachelor's party to remember; Kendall and Roman eye new business opportunities.
The Roys assemble at an English castle for Shiv and Tom's wedding; Kendall's plans are fast-tracked.
Season One Finale. Logan finds himself in crisis mode as news of a hostile takeover breaks; Kendall eyes an escape outlet.

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