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SUCCESSION
Air Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#11/201) "The Summer Palace"
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Season 2, episode 1: "The Summer Palace"

Debut date: SUNDAY, AUG. 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Still addled from the events in England, Kendall (Jeremy Strong) tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan (Brian Cox) receives some unvarnished advice from his financial banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom (Matthew Macfadyen) maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv (Sarah Snook) tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.

Written by Jesse Armstrong; directed by Mark Mylod.

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SUCCESSION (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/3/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's third) on 8/20/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, August 2019) HBO has renewed the drama series SUCCESSION for a third season, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming. "We are elated that SUCCESSION and its exploration of wealth, power and family has resonated so powerfully with audiences," says Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Drama Programming. "We cannot wait to see how the complex characters that Jesse Armstrong has created continue to navigate this captivating, ruthless world of the uber-rich. In today's world where the intersection of politics and media is increasingly prevalent, SUCCESSION presents an especially piercing look behind the curtain of this elite, influential, and cutthroat community." The second season of SUCCESSION continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night. SUCCESSION has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy(R) awards, including Outstanding Drama Series.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alan Ruck as Connor Roy
· Brian Cox as Logan Roy
· Hiam Abbass as Marcia
· Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy
· Kieran Culkin as Roman Roy
· Matthew Macfadyen as Tom
· Natalie Gold as Rava Roy
· Nicholas Braun as Greg
· Peter Friedman as Frank
· Rob Yang as Lawrence
· Sarah Snook as Siobhan "Shiv" Roy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Frank Rich as EP
· Jane Tranter as EP
· Jesse Armstrong as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Messick as EP
· Mark Mylod as EP
· Will Ferrell as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available