Succession Season 3 Episode 7: Release Date, Recap and Speculation!

Succession Season 3 Episode 7: Release Date, Recap and Speculation!

After Shiv saves the day by negotiating a last minute deal with the major shareholders, the Roys have dodged one major bullet. Logan’s focus is on picking the new candidate for the next president so they can continue to solidify their position and get the DOJ off their backs.

Kendall ends up losing ground after he ends up underperforming in his DOJ interview. He also fires his lawyer and immediately shifts his focus to his upcoming 40th birthday party. Roman gets news that their mother is remarrying. We bring you the latest updates!

Succession Season 3 Episode 7 Speculation

While the candidate for the next President has been picked, it’s unclear whether this will be the best choice for the Roys considering the DOJ investigation. Mencken was a rogue choice, but his arrogant manner seems to have worked in his favor so far. Shiv makes it clear that she doesn’t support this choice.

Kendall seems to be more focused on his upcoming 40th birthday party than strengthening his position for the ongoing DOJ investigation. With Lisa no longer at his side, he will have to come up with more leverage in addition to a new legal team. Will Tom change his mind about siding with Kendall? Find out in the next episode.

Season 3 | Episode 7 Promo

Succession Season 3 Episode 7 Release Date

Succession Season 3 Episode 7 will be released on 28th November, 2021 at 9 pm ET on HBO Max. No delays have been announced yet.

Is the Series on Break?

No, the series is not on break and will continue as scheduled.

Succession Season 3 Episode 6 Recap

The Roys are in Virginia to attend an elite political summit. The aim is to review the current eligible candidates for President and see who is going to be the most beneficial for them to provide their support to i.e ‘picking the next president.’ The primary strategy is to find a candidate who will fire the current DOJ or get them to show extreme leniency so the Roys can avoid jail time.

Tom, who is definitely going to jail as he offered himself up as a scapegoat, continues to grapple with the idea of going to prison. He obsesses over the details and tells Greg he hasn’t slept properly in over eight days.

Greg, who is also obsessing over the idea of Kendall burning him because he switched sides, asks Tom if he would be willing to take the heat for Greg’s involvement in the corporate cover up of the crimes in the cruise division. Tom agrees and Greg is touched by the gesture.

Succession Season 3 Episode 7: Release Date, Recap and Speculation!
Kendall Roy | Source: IMDb

Kendall gets coached by his lawyer for his upcoming interview with the DOJ. He doesn’t take it seriously enough and ends up bombing the interview.

When Lisa points out how his behavior is damaging his case, along with the papers not being ‘explosive enough’ he ends up firing her, calling her a ‘toxic person.’ With his case against his father weakening, he tries to turn Tom, who initially wavers saying he’ll think about it but ultimately declines.

The Roys discuss the candidates in Logan’s suite. The VP is the safest bet and at one point they even consider Connor as a candidate. Shiv and Roman butt heads regarding the candidate they should support.

Ultimately, they decide on the candidate Roman put forth, Jeryd Mencken. Shiv tries to warn Logan that this would be a dangerous move considering the current political climate. Logan dismisses her concern by saying he’s a climate denier.

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About Succession

Succession is a satirical comedy-drama TV series created by Jesse Armstrong for HBO. It follows the Roy family who are owners of the conglomerate media house WayStar RoyCo. With patriarch Logan Roy’s (Brian Cox) health on a steady decline, the heirs of the family business rival against each other for their rightful succession.

Part of the ensemble cast as Logan Roy’s children are Jeremy Strong playing Kendall, Kieran Culkin playing Roman, and Sarah Snook playing Siobhan.