Imagine a show with the family drama of Game of Thrones set in real-world Wall Street and you’re getting close to what HBO’s Succession is about. It’s not quite as bloody but it appears to be just as ruthless. There are lots of ways to watch HBO’s content like Succession online and we’ll go through those with you below.

Watch Succession Live with DIRECTV NOW

Most people subscribe to HBO via their cable provider but these days there are alternatives like DIRECTV NOW with much lower costs and HBO is only five bucks to add on. You’ll get Succession streaming live, of course but you’ll also have ESPN, AMC and a complete lite cable package to watch your favorite shows online with. There’s a 7 day free trial so you can check it out at your leisure:

Try DIRECTV NOW Free for 7 Days

Streaming Succession Online with Sling

Sling is similar to DIRECTV NOW but it’s actually cheaper, starting at only $25 per month for a similar channel package. HBO and Succession will require an HBO add on so the cost might start to compare to DIRECTV NOW. They also have a free trial for seven days so try them both:

Try Sling Free for 7 Days

Subscribe to HBO Now and Watch Succession with a Free Trial

HBO itself has a streaming platform that gets you Secession and all other current HBO shows on demand. There’s a 30 day free trial so you could theoretically wait until Succession was complete and then binge the show. But then you’d be missing out on all the other great shows on HBO!


Is Succession on Netflix or Hulu?

No. HBO’s content is not available on these platforms. They have their own streaming service now and have since removed all of their content, which would include streaming rights to Succession.

Download Full Episodes of Succession on Amazon or Google Play

Once a series like Succession concludes on streaming platforms, you can usually purchase full episodes on Amazon or Google or iTunes within months. This method will take a while to get you streaming Succession and it’s certainly not “live”. But if you like to collect your favorite programs digitally or don’t want to subscribe to a new service as mentioned above this is also an option.

Watch out for Fake Live Streams of Succession Online

There are a lot of fake sites out there purporting to have live streaming HBO shows for free. Don’t fall for it! Give the creators of Succession their due and subscribe to one of the legit services mentioned above.