Honestly, how did no one make a thread for this all season? One of the most confident and funny premiere seasons I can remember in a long time. Endlessly quotable. Greg the motherfucking Egg. Succession is an American drama television series about a dysfunctional American global-media family that premiered on June 3, 2018, on HBO. It was created by Jesse Armstrong with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay serving as executive producers. McKay also directed the pilot episode. In June 2018, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season.