Is 'succession' based on a true story?
It sounds like the plot of the HBO series Succession, but New York Times journalist Jim Rutenberg says the real-life drama involving Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch and his children, Lachlan, James, Elisabeth and Prudence, rivals anything a screenwriter could dream up.
What's the real-life succession drama at CBS?
There's also been some real-life succession drama: Shari Redstone, the 64-year-old daughter of patriarch Sumner, filed a lawsuit on May 29 that alleges CBS has inappropriately attempted to strip her of control of that company. (The suit was a response to one filed by CBS CEO Leslie Moonves on May 14.)
What is the line of succession to the British throne?
Britain's Royal line of succession to the throne explained. After Queen Elizabeth II, here is the lineage within the Royal family of who can ascend to the throne. The succession to the British throne “is regulated not only through descent but also by Parliamentary statute,” according to the Royal Family’s website.
Is ‘succession’ a show with an antihero?
But there's more weighing down "Succession" than its unhappy reminders of Fox News and Trump's media ambitions. The show is also part of the waning age of antiheroes, those fundamentally amoral, craven and power-hungry protagonists who have been at the center of prestige television for at least two decades now.