"Succession" is the thirteenth episode of NBC's second season of 30 Rock and the thirty-fourth episode overall. It was written by Andrew Guest and one of the seasons' co-executive producers, John Riggi; it was directed by Gail Mancuso. It first aired on April 24, 2008 in the United States. Guest stars in this episode include Will Arnett, Marceline Hugot, Chris Parnell, Brian Stack, Tom Toner and Rip Torn. In this episode Jack Donaghy and Devon Banks' race to be the new CEO of General Electric comes to an end; in a parody of Amadeus, Tracy Jordan gets the idea to make a pornographic video game with Frank playing Salieri to his Mozart, and Liz Lemon prepares to become the new Head of East Coast Television and Microwave Oven Programming. In keeping with the Amadeus parody, the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is used to score much of the episode. [ - ]
- When Don decides to promote Jack and make him his successor over Devon, Jack decides to give his old job to Liz because she always has his back. However, a turn of events concerning Don's health compromises Jack's promotion. Meanwhile, Tracy thinks that his son is embarrassed of his career because he did not invite him to fathers day at school.
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