HBO's Succession Podcast

HBO's Succession Podcast

HBO's Succession Podcast

CATEGORY: TV & Film
 The official podcast about the HBO Original series Succession. Each week journalist and host Kara Swisher unpacks real world events that echo the saga unfolding on screen. Guests include top journalists, writers, psychologists, as well as some of the people involved in making the TV show. Plus, weekly power rankings from the latest episodes of Succession — Who’s up? Who’s down? Who made the week’s biggest power play? Podcast episodes are available each week right after the latest episode of Succession airs Sundays on HBOMax. The official Succession podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.
  1. December 13, 2021
    34 min
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    The Finale (with Jesse Armstrong and Frank Rich)
    Host Kara Swisher is joined by Succession creator Jesse Armstrong and executive producer Frank Rich to discuss the shooting of episode 9, reaching those surprising betrayals in the finale, and life in the write…
  2. December 06, 2021
    28 min
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    Onions and Football in Tuscany (with Hunter Harris and Mark Mylod)
    Host Kara Swisher talks with pop culture writer Hunter Harris  and Succession Director Mark Mylod about episode 8, “Chiantishire.” Despite being in Tuscany for a lavish wedding, the Roys seize the moment to hav…
  3. November 29, 2021
    22 min
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    “23-Foot Tall Pair of Spread Legs” (with Stephen Carter)
    Host Kara Swisher talks with Succession production designer Stephen Carter and party designer for the wealthy Ken Fulk for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 7, “Too Much Birthday.” With Kara, St…
  4. November 22, 2021
    25 min
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    “Donor Pregnancy” (with Anthony Scaramucci)
    Host Kara Swisher talks with political pundit Anthony Scaramucci for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 6, “What It Takes.” Using his brief-but-legendary stint as Trump’s White House Director of…
  5. November 15, 2021
    24 min
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    “Cringe Ranking” (with Aminatou Sow)
    Host Kara Swisher is joined by writer and podcast host Aminatou Sow to discuss the world of privilege and role of race in Succession. They discuss the Roys’ private jets at stake in season 3, episode 5 “Retired…
  6. November 08, 2021
    22 min
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    “The Bigger the Party, the Bigger the Fraud” (with Mark Cuban)
    Host Kara Swisher is joined by entrepreneur and NBA governor Mark Cuban for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 4, “Lion in the Meadow.” They dissect the business acumen of Logan Roy and his effor…
  7. November 01, 2021
    36 min
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    “Comic Cowardice or False Power” (with Lucy Prebble)
    In the third episode of the podcast (corresponding with Season 3, Episode 3, “The Disruption,”) Kara Swisher and Succession Executive Producer Lucy Prebble talk about how the writers of the show walk the line b…
  8. October 25, 2021
    28 min
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    “Narcissist, Taker, or A**hole” (with Adam Grant)
    Host Kara Swisher is joined by organizational psychologist Adam Grant to discuss Season 3, Episode 2, “Mass in Time of War,” and dive into the complicated family business dynamics of the Roy children. Kara and…
  9. October 18, 2021
    32 min
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    Rich Doesn't Equal Smart (with Jennifer Palmieri)
    In the first episode of the Succession podcast, host Kara Swisher unpacks the season three premiere episode, “Secession,” which features a deliciously awkward phone call between Gerri and the president’s press…
  10. October 11, 2021
    1 min
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    Coming Soon: HBO’s Succession Podcast
    HBO’s Emmy-winning show Succession is back for a third season. After each week’s episode airs, join host Kara Swisher and her guests as they unpack how the real world is reflected in the world of Succession on…
  11. August 31, 2020
    31 min
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    Matthew Macfadyen
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy nominee Matthew Macfadyen, who plays Tom Wambsgans, the brown-nosed king of beta-maleness and cuckold crown prince of doomed love. Matthews talks transforming his velvety Br…
  12. August 24, 2020
    26 min
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    Alan Ruck
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Alan Ruck, who plays Connor Roy, the Presidential hopeful, sugar daddy and Napoleon artifact aficionado. Alan talks what one line unlocked Connor for him, his character's relatio…
  13. August 17, 2020
    32 min
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    J. Smith-Cameron
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by J. Smith-Cameron, who plays Gerri Kellman, Waystar Royco’s General Counsel, the smartest person in the room and a true boss in a sea of manboys. Smith-Cameron talks Gerri as a st…
  14. August 10, 2020
    27 min
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    Nicholas Braun
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy nominee Nicholas Braun, who plays Cousin Greg, the gangly, toe fungus-beset, California Pizza Kitchen aficionado capable of stapling his pants to his own leg. Braun talks ab…
  15. August 03, 2020
    34 min
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    Kieran Culkin
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy-nominee Kieran Culkin, who plays Roman Roy, the louche, gutter-mouthed, broken third son of monstrous patriarch Logan. Kieran talks Roman's unfiltered approach to life, the…
  16. July 27, 2020
    42 min
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    Sarah Snook
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Sarah Snook, who plays Shiv Roy, that astute, acerbic, entitled lover of non-monogamous relationships, unbridled power and backless turtlenecks. Snook talks landing the role on a…
  17. July 20, 2020
    40 min
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    Jeremy Strong
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by the haunted, hip hop slinging, dead-eyed, try-hard heir apparent to your favorite media, cruise and theme-park empire, Jeremy Strong, aka Kendall Roy. Jeremy discusses the extrem…
  18. July 13, 2020
    32 min
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    Brian Cox
    Host Roger Bennett is joined by the man at the top of the Waystar Royco org chart: Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winner Brian Cox, the gent who plays Succession’s bellicose patriarch Logan Roy. Brian talks his te…
  19. July 08, 2020
    2 min
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    HBO's Succession Podcast Is Coming July 13
    Hosted by Roger Bennett, the official Succession podcast features conversations with the award-winning HBO series’ major players. In each episode, Bennett dives deep into the razor-sharp writing, dynamic perfor…

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