Yeah, we’re still reeling from the end of successionthe successful series of HBO It aired its final chapter last Sunday, and beyond the fact that it is soon, we already have to think about what we can see next.
Beyond power struggles, succession It was always a series about the intense relationships between its characters, and although the list goes through various genres, that is a point that they all have in common.
House of the Dragon
the prequel to game of Thronesis quite close to succession, but with dragons. The story is set 172 years “before Daenerys Targaryen”, and in the ninth year of the reign of Viserys Targaryen, a king whose line of succession is in jeopardy. His wife Aemma is pregnant, though there is no guarantee that she will give birth to a male heir. If she doesn’t, then the Iron Throne will fall to either Viserys’s brother Daemon, an impulsive and potentially tyrannical ruler; or, in a break with the tradition of male preference, in Viserys’ teenage daughter, Rhaenyra, whose claim to the throne is bound to meet with strong opposition.
John Dutton is the owner of the largest ranch in the United States, nicknamed ‘Yellowstone’. He and his children will engage in a merciless fight against an Indian reservation and against the United States federal government, which is trying to expand the national park next to the Dutton property.
The series starring Kevin Costner is available on Paramount+.
A family of gangsters settled in Birmingham after the First World War (1914-1918), runs a local horse betting. The activities of the ambitious gang boss draw the attention of Chief Inspector Chester Campbell, a detective with the Royal Irish Police who is sent from Belfast to clean up the city and take down the gang.
All seasons are available on Netflix.
The Morning Show
Alex Levy hosts The Morning Show, a popular news program that has topped the television ratings and changed the face of American television forever. After her partner of fifteen years, Mitch Kessler, is fired amid a sexual misconduct scandal, Alex struggles to retain her job as top news anchor while feuding with Bradley Jackson, an aspiring journalist who seeks to take Alex’s place.
The series starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon is available on Apple TV+.
The Thick of It
The series focuses on England’s Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship, the dumping ground for unpopular and boring policies from other departments. The team in charge lies, cheats and tries to muddle through crises, resignations and elections, hoping the blame falls on someone else.
The Thick of It has Jesse Armstrongcreator of succession, as one of its screenwriters. It is currently not on streaming platforms, but it can be found by searching the internet.
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