The third season of Succession, the savagely-brilliant dynastic drama starring Brian Cox as media mogul Logan Roy, has returned to our screens. Want to watch new episodes of "the best show on TV"? Of course you do. Read on for how to watch Succession season 3 from anywhere in the world.
Premiere date: Sunday 17th October
Time: 9pm ET / 6pm PT / 2am BST (Mon) / 11am AEST (Mon)
Season finale: Sunday 12th December
Cast: Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfayden
US stream: HBO Max ($10/month)
Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN risk-free
UK stream: Now (7-day free trial)
Australia: Binge (10-day free trial)
After a two-year hiatus (thanks, covid-19) smash-hit HBO drama Succession is back. The action picks up moments after season two ended, with foul-mouthed Waystar RoyCo boss Logan Roy (Cox) locked in a toxic power struggle with his rebellious son, Kendall (Jeremy Strong).
We won't spoilt it for you, but as Logan's health declines and his family becomes ever more intent on boardroom bloodshed, the sweary patriarch must form uneasy alliances with younger son Roman (Kieran Culkin) and daughter Shiv (Sara Snook) to avoid jail and secure his empire. It all sounds strangely familiar, doesn't it?
You can get a taste of what's to come by watching the official trailer below. The nine-episode third season streams on HBO Max in the US, Sky in the UK and Binge in Australia. The new season has already earned universal acclaim, with The Guardian calling it "as glorious and furious as ever".
Episode 4 (Lion in the Meadow) is streaming now on HBO Max and Now. Follow this guide on how to watch Succession season 3 from anywhere in the world.
Watch Succession season 3 in the USA
HBO is the only place to find season three of Succession in the United States. If HBO isn't part of your cable package, you can stream Succession season 3 on HBO Max. New episodes air every Sunday at 9pm ET on HBO.
Subscription to HBO Max costs $9.99 a month (with ads) or $14.99 a month (without ads). There's no contract and you can cancel at any time. The pricier plan includes access to Warner Bros 2021 movie releases, including the upcoming sci-fi epic Dune.
Right now, HBO Max is also offering non-subscribers free episodes of its best shows, including Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones and Succession. If you like what you see, you can sign up to compete the series.
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HBO Max – and the freebie episodes – aren't available outside the USA. Going to be away from the States? Simply use a VPN to access HBO Max from anywhere in the world. Here's how...
How to watch Succession season 3 on HBO Max from anywhere
Stuck outside the United States? You can access HBO Max from anywhere in the world using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). We typically recommend ExpressVPN since it offers a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
With a good VPN, you can sign into your HBO Max account (or even create a new one) and watch Succession season 3 as if you were in the States. Good to know, right?
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ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.
2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For HBO Max, you should 'USA' (or a US city such as New York).
3. Head over to HBO Max on your browser or device and stream the new season of Succession.
If, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, then do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN. You could also try NordVPN, which also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee.
Watch Succession season 3 in the UK
Succession season 3 episodes premiere on Sky at the same time as HBO Max in the US. That's 2am BST every Monday. Episode 4 (Lion in the Meadow) is available from 2am BST on 7th November, for example. Don't want to stay up late? Sky Atlantic will air a new episode of Succession every Monday at 9pm BST.
Not a Sky subscriber? Another option is to stream Succession season 3 on your laptop, smart TV or mobile device using Now, Sky's pay-as-you-go streaming service. One month's Now Entertainment Membership costs £9.99 and includes access to Sky Atlantic and lots more besides. Better still, new users get a free 7-day trial.
Going to be outside the UK this weekend? Simply use a VPN to access Now without being location-blocked.
Succession season 3: Now Entertainment 7-day free trial
Want quick access to Succession season 3 on Sky Atlantic? A monthly Now Entertainment pass costs £9.99 a month and includes a boxsets galore. New users get a 7-day free trial that includes Boost, so you can watch in Full HD.
Watch Succession season 3 in Australia
Succession season 3 will premiere at the same time as the HBO Max broadcast in the US, meaning Aussie fans can stream the first episode from 11am AEST on Binge.
Subscription to Binge costs from AU$10 a month and new users get a 14-day free trial. There's no contract and you can cancel at any time.
Foxtel Now is another option. The cable replacement service provides streaming access to over 70 channels, including Fox Showcase, where you'll find Succession. Subscription costs from AU$25 a month. New users get a 10-day free trial.
Taking a trip outside of Oz? You can use a VPN always to access Binge or Foxtel Now when away from Australia.
Succession season 3 episode dates
Episode 1 – Sunday 17th October 2021
Episode 2 – Sunday 24th October 2021
Episode 3 – Sunday 31st October 2021
Episode 4 – Sunday 7th November 2021
Episode 5 – Sunday 14th November 2021
Episode 6 – Sunday 21st November 2021
Episode 7 – Sunday 28th November 2021
Episode 8 – Sunday 5th December 2021
Episode 9 – Sunday 12th December 2021
Will there be a Succession season 4 and 5?
Almost certainly. In an October 2021 interview with GQ magazine, veteran actor Brian Cox said: "I would say possibly two more series and then I think we're done. But it just depends and may just be only one more series. It depends what the writers feel. I know they've got an endgame. They haven't told us what the ending is, but there is an endgame. So it's just how they get up to that endgame, whether it takes one series or two series. I think it's going to be hard to let go of it this early. I think it needs a couple more series before it really comes to a culmination."
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