Succession renewed for a FOURTH season… as hit HBO drama continues to pull in high ratings and praise from critics
The Roy family drama will continue.
HBO’s hit drama Succession has been renewed for a fourth season, it was confirmed Tuesday.
It will certainly come as no surprise to fans currently enthralled with the third season, which has been unanimously praised by critics.
In a statement, HBO’s executive vice president of programming Francesca Orsi said of the renewal: ‘With each season of Succession, Jesse Armstrong has continued to surpass our wildest expectations, pulling us deeper into the Roy family’s inner sanctum with indelible wit, humanity, and precision.’
Here to stay: Succession renewed for a FOURTH season… as hit HBO drama continues to pull in high ratings and praise from critics
Adding: ‘This season is undoubtedly no exception, and we couldn’t be more excited for all that’s in store in this next season ahead.’
HBO revealed earlier this month that 1.4million viewers watched the season three premiere across all platforms, which was a a new record for the show.
It was also the best premiere night performance for any HBO original series since the launch of HBO Max in May 2020.
The 1.4 million viewers marked a 21% increase over the Season 2 finale that aired in October 2019 and 13% over the Season 2 premiere in August 2019.
The Season 3 premiere was also up a whopping 39% over the series premiere episode that aired in June 2018.
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The biggest area of growth for the premiere was in the digital realm, with the episode becoming the biggest digital premiere for HBO since the Season 2 premiere of Big Little Lies in June 2019.
Digital viewership for the Season 3 premiere was up a massive 214% from the Season 2 premiere and was the top title for HBO Max that whole weekend.
The new season also helped drive fans to HBO Max to catch up with the first two seasons before the Season 3 premiere.
The pay cable network revealed they hit an all-time high in Succession viewership in September, with the Season 3 premiere marking a new daily high as well.
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