WBHE to Release "Succession: The Complete Second Season" on DVD September 15


Warner Bros. Pictures

(Burbank, CA) – The saga of one of America’s most powerful media families continues on the second season DVD release of Succession, HBO’s provocative drama about an enormously wealthy, aging patriarch and his four grown children, who together control one of the biggest entertainment conglomerates in the world.

Created by Emmy Award winner and Oscar Award nominee Jesse Armstrong (“In the Loop,” “The Thick of It”) Succession is HBO’s Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning* series, which has received high praise from critics and has resonated powerfully with audiences.

Now viewers can own season two of the cable network’s compelling hit series. Titled Succession: The Complete Second Season, this DVD release will be available on September 15, 2020 and is priced to own at $24.98 SRP ($29.98 in Canada). Order due date is August 11, 2020. The second season of Succession is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

*2020 Golden Globes Winner – Best Television Series Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (Brian Cox)

*2019 Emmy Award Winner – Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong), Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music (Nicholas Britell)

Succession explores themes of power, politics, money and family, played out within a rich and dysfunctional family whose patriarch, Logan Roy (Brian Cox), is CEO of Waystar Royco, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates. Beginning where season one dramatically left off, the second season follows the Roys as they struggle to retain control of their empire amidst internal and external threats. While the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that portends to ultimately destroy them, as each of Logan’s four children remains focused on personal agendas that may or may not sync with those of their siblings. As Kendall (Jeremy Strong) deals with fallout from his hostile takeover attempt and guilt from his involvement in a fatal accident at the end of season one, season two finds Shiv (Sarah Snook) poised to make her way into the upper-echelons of the company, while Roman (Kieran Culkin) decides to reacquaint himself with the business by starting at the bottom, and Connor (Alan Ruck), who’s long eschewed the Waystar machinations, launches an unlikely bid for president. Blending high drama with sharp humor, “Succession” promises plenty of palace intrigue as this emotionally challenged family navigates a rapidly changing media landscape and the looming question of who will take over in a post-Logan world.

“‘Succession’ is one of the most engaging dramas on television today,” said Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, TV Marketing. She added, “The series offers an intriguing look into the complex lives and dynamics of an ultra-wealthy and powerful family that’s driven by greed and ambition. The writing is smart, with deeply layered and well-crafted story lines that surprise viewers with unexpected twists and turns. Audiences will be hooked from the start. We are thrilled to make ‘Succession: The Complete Second Season’ available for fans to own and enjoy on DVD for years to come.”

The second season of Succession stars Golden Globe Award-winner Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, Rob Yang, J. Smith-Cameron, Dominczyk and Arian Moayed. Holly Hunter, Cherry Jones, Danny Huston, Jeannie Berlin and Fisher Stevens join the cast for season two. Returning guest stars include James Cromwell and Harriet Walter.

Created by Jesse Armstrong; executive produced by Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche and Scott Ferguson. Jesse Armstrong serves as showrunner. “Succession” premiered on HBO in August 2019.

10 One-Hour Episodes

1. “The Summer Palace”
2. “Vaulter”
3. “Hunting”
4. “Safe Room”
5. “Tern Haven”
6. “Argestes”
7. “Return”
8. “Dundee”
9. “DC”
10. “This is Not for Tears”

Bonus Material:
Invitation to the Set
10 Inside the Episode Featurettes

The second season of Succession is available to own on Digital. Digital allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital is available from various retailers including Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu, PlayStation, Xbox and others.

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“Succession: The Complete Second Season”

May 27, 2020 12:15pm ET by Warner Bros. Pictures  

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