Succession is an American black-comedy drama that premiered in June 2018.The story revolves around the Roy family, the dysfunctional owner of Waystar RoyCo, a large global media and entertainment conglomerate. They are engaged in a power struggle for control over the business during health problems for Logan Roy, the family’s patriarch.

It bagged the Emmy for Best Drama series in the Emmy 2022. Production on Succession season 4 has started.

5 shows like Succession

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1.   Yellowstone

An American neo-western drama, Yellowstone premiered in June 2018, on Paramount Network. This series is a lot similar to Succession in aspects of power relations. The third season of the show is coming up in November. 

2.                  Billions

Billions premiered on Showtime in January 2016. Billions shows the high-stakes battle between hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) and Attorney General Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti). Maggie Siff as Wendy Rhoades and Condola Rashad as Kate Sacker play conflicting roles as viewers learn how big money moves in markets and as also in acquisitions.

3.                  The Staircase

An American true crime miniseries, The Staircase is based on the 2004 true crime docuseries of the same name. Though there are significant differences between The Staircase and Succession based on what they deal with, there are a number of thematic similarities between the two series. This one premiered on HBO Max in May, 2022.

4.                  Veep

Veep, which aired on HBO from April 2012 to May 2019, is an American political satire comedy television series. The series won a number of awards including Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy series for its fourth, fifth and sixth seasons. The series has some similarities with Succession especially in terms of dialogue delivery.

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5.                  Arrested Development

Arrested Development is an American television sitcom that aired on Fox from November 2003 to February 2006. This was followed by two seasons on Netflix from May 2013 to March 2019. Succession is similar to Arrested Development in the area of family dynamics.