HBO Picks Up Succession For Season 3
Just a few hours ago, HBO confirmed that the comedy-drama series Succession had been renewed for a Season 3. The decision on renewal has been announced by Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming, on August 20, 2019. No specific release date for the upcoming season has been revealed so far, but it's clear that the third season is set to premiere next summer. To be honest, it was entirely predictable that HBO is about to renew Succession for another television round.
#SuccessionHBO will return for a third season. pic.twitter.com/A87User46R— HBO (@HBO) August 20, 2019
The 2nd installment of the satirical series has showcased so impressive statistics that HBO's heads were forced to order one more season of the comedy-drama show. Succession Season 2 premiere has garnered 0.612 million viewers (+5.15% versus Season 1) with a 0.18 key demo among adults (P18-49). As a rule, when a series gets more viewers in its sophomore season, a network decides to pick it up for more rounds.
In addition, also worth mentioning that Succession Season 2 has received the universal acclaim, given the statistics by Rotten Tomatoes and other media aggregators. According to their data, Succession Season 2 holds a score of 9.19/10 and a 95% approval rating from critics, while viewers have rated the 2nd round of the satirical series at 4.5/5 and have given a 95% rating as well. On Metacritic, Succession Season 2 has a score of 88/100 and 7.6/10, among critics/viewers, respectively. At the same time, on IMDb, Succession keeps a high score of 7.8/10 based on approx. 8,000 votes.
Succession Season 3 Release Date
As mentioned above, HBO has renewed Succession for a next season, but no specific release date has been announced as of yet. We have also mentioned that we expect Succession Season 3 next summer, given the current schedule of the comedy-drama series. Indeed, the two previous seasons have kicked off in June and August respectively. As a result, we tend to believe that Succession Season 3 is set to premiere on June or August 2020.
But still, the data above is only our forecast. That's why we are tracking down all the official data that arrive from HBO. As soon as the network announces a particular release date for Succession Season 3, we will update this page. So guys, stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
The story focuses on the Roy family, which owns and controls a global media empire. The family is as influential as dysfunctional. The family's patriarch, Logan Roy is experiencing many issues with his health.
As a result, he soon should transfer the reigns to his elder son. However, Roy is still alive, and because of this the family will have to survive numerous intrigues, betrayals, as well as undisguised power struggle.