What to Watch While You Wait For ‘Succession’ to Return

Variety | 10/16/2019 | BreAnna Bell
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In a post-”Game of Thrones” era, HBO’s “Succession” seems to be everyone’s new favorite show. The dark-humored drama may not kill off nearly as much of its cast as “Thrones” did, but it still gives fans plenty of plot twists, memorable lines and characters that you love to hate.

The series takes family drama to a whole new level with the Roy siblings, Kendall, Roman and Shiv, who plot against one other and their father, Logan, the founder of the multi-billionaire media conglomerate Waystar Royco. And with that much money on the line, no one is afraid to cheat, stab and steal their way to the top the family company.

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But now that the show’s second season has come to a close, here are a few shows that “Succession” fans can watch to hold them over until the third season. Ppper-class family drama of “Big Little Lies” may remind some viewers of the Roy family, while “Veep” and “House of Cards” feature some of the same real-world political dramatics. Check out the full list below.

Though the show couldn’t close its seven season run with an Emmy’s sweep, the political satire has enough political intrigue to fill the “Succession” void until its 2020 return.

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Catch up on “Billions” before the show returns for its fifth season on Showtime. The Damian Lewis-led drama was renewed in May and follows U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades on his quest to conquer hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod.

“Succession” fans should get a laugh from the comedy series “Peep Show.” Created by the same writer (Jesse Armstrong), two twenty-something roommates Mark and Jez strive to cope...
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