The official companion podcast for the HBO Original series Succession. Each week, journalist and host Kara Swisher unpacks every episode of this final season wi... More
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“Church and State” with James Cromwell, Jeremy Strong, and funeral planner William Villanova
This week, it’s a full house to discuss the penultimate episode of Succession, “Church and State.” First, host Kara Swisher unpacks Ewan’s surprise eulogy with actor James Cromwell. Then, she finds out how real-life funeral planner William Villanova helped the Succession team create a perfectly extravagant service for Logan Roy. And finally, Kara checks in with Jeremy Strong about Kendall’s blockbuster speech and where he stands as we head into the series finale.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
“America Decides” with series creator Jesse Armstrong and political consultants Ben Ginsberg & Jon Klein
Host Kara Swisher and Succession creator Jesse Armstrong unpack the electoral and familial chaos of episode 8, “America Decides.” Plus, Kara is joined by two political consultants who helped the Succession writers create this incredibly tense episode: Ben Ginsberg, a lawyer and advisor who played a central role in the Bush-Cheney administration, and Jon Klein, a political analyst and former president of CNN.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
“Tailgate Party” with Matthew Macfadyen and political consultant Eric Schultz
Matthew Macfadyen joins Host Kara Swisher to unpack Tom’s pre-election jitters and the state of his marriage in episode 7, “Tailgate Party.” Then, Kara chats with former Obama Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, who advised the Succession writers on how to convey the all-too-real, cozy relationship between politics and media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
“Living+” with J. Smith-Cameron and Lorene Scafaria
Host Kara Swisher sits down with J. Smith-Cameron to process episode six, “Living+” and the future of Gerri Kellman at Waystar Royco. Plus, director Lorene Scafaria discusses how Kendall walks the line between success and failure, as he tries to follow in his father’s footsteps.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
“Kill List” with Kieran Culkin and Dick Costolo
Host Kara Swisher is joined by Kieran Culkin to discuss what’s going on with Roman in episode five, “Kill List” – the Roys’ Scandinavian adventure. Then, the former CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo, shares thoughts on Lukas Matsson and the veracity of the deal at that Nordic retreat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The official companion podcast for the HBO Original series Succession. Each week, journalist and host Kara Swisher unpacks every episode of this final season with the show’s writers, producers, and directors. Plus, she taps real life experts outside the show – like business titans, whistleblowers, and political consultants – to find out just how terrifyingly accurate the world of Succession really is. Podcast episodes are available every Sunday right after the latest episodes of Succession air on HBO and HBO Max. The Official Succession Podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.