The BEST seasons of Succession

Every season of Succession ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Succession!

A drama about a dysfunctional media family dynasty in the 21st century. The Roy family – Logan Roy and his four children – controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. "Succession" tracks their lives as they contemplate what the future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the company.

Last Updated: 5/27/2023Network:HBO
Season 2
747 votes

#1 - Season 2

First Aired 8/12/2019

Beginning where season one dramatically left off, season two follows the Roy family as they struggle to retain control of their empire, and while the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.

Season 4
55 votes

#2 - Season 4

First Aired 3/27/2023

In season four, the sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson moves ever closer. The prospect of this seismic sale provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is completed. A power struggle ensues as the family weighs up a future where their cultural and political weight is severely curtailed.

Season 3
572 votes

#3 - Season 3

First Aired 10/18/2021

Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2, Logan Roy begins Season 3 in a perilous position. Scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.

Season 1
895 votes

#4 - Season 1

First Aired 6/4/2018

When aging, uber-wealthy patriarch Logan Roy—CEO of one of the world's largest media and entertainment conglomerates—decides to retire, each of his four grown children follows a personal agenda that doesn't always sync with those of their siblings—or of their father.