Animal Kingdom season 6: how to watch, cast, trailer and everything we know

Ben Robson and Jake Weary in Animal Kingdom season 6
(Image credit: TNT/WarnerMedia)

Animal Kingdom season 6 marked the end of the line for the Cody boys as the TNT series comes to an end. TNT announced that season 6 would be the final season in January 2021, well in advance of the season 5 premiere that summer; it is one of many shows ending in 2022. Fans have had ample opportunity to prepare themselves for the thrilling conclusion but if the show has taught us anything over the years it’s to expect the unexpected.  

There are 13 episodes in the final season. 

Here’s everything you need to know about Animal Kingdom season 6.

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How to watch Animal Kingdom season 6

Animal Kingdom season 6 episodes are available on the TNT app as well as on Prime Video.

The final season is not yet available in the UK, but we'll keep you updated as soon as we get an airdate.

Animal Kingdom season 6 episodes

The final episode of the series is titled "Fubar" and it aired on August 28. 

If you'd like to know what happened and who survived the show's finale, we have a recap to answer all of your burning questions. 

Animal Kingdom season 6 premiered June 19 at 9 pm ET/PT on TNT. 


Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 1: "1992"
"Gia visits the Codys with a job opportunity; J schemes finances; Deran learns new renters are disrupting the neighborhood; Craig struggles with sobriety and co-parenting Nick under Renn's monitored visitation."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 2: "Rise"
"J holds a family meeting, on the hunt for a new attorney; Pope refuses to sell his vacant lot; Deran embraces his clout; Craig's sobriety is challenged; in 1992, Smurf and Andrew meet with a lawyer; Julia struggles to be heard in the family."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 3: "Pressure and Time"
"Deran and Pope search for Craig; J tries to sell Gia's diamonds; much to Smurf's displeasure, Julia gets a job at the mall and Andrew embraces church."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 4: "Inside Man"
"J gets to know the new attorney while Craig scouts a potential new job; Deran hangs out with a guy from out of town; Pope helps a kid at the skate park; in 1992, Baz visits Andrew's church."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 5: "Covet"
"The Codys prep for the next job in present day; a reluctant Andrew, Baz and Julia do a job for Smurf in 1992"

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 6: "Diamonds are Forever"
"The Cody's stage a jewel robbery. Craig and Deran are at odds. In 1992, Julia and Baz spend more time together."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 7: "Incognito"
"Pope prepares to see an old friend. Craig needs Deran's help when Nick's in trouble. J pursues Penny romantically. Andrew wants to be called Pope."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 8: "Revelation"
"Deran and J consider a small job. Craig, Renn, and Nick spend the day together as a family. Pope senses something is off. Andrew finds out about Julia."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 9: "Gethsemane"
"Pope is brought in for questioning. J, Deran, and Craig grapple with the truth. Julia tries to make amends with an upset Andrew."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 10: "Clink"
Airdate: August 7, 2022
"Pope is self destructive. J, Craig and Deran must figure out what they're going to do about him. Julia and Andrew work together on a job."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 11: "Hit and Run"
Airdate: August 14, 2022
"Pope goes to solitary confinement; Deran gets a visit from an old friend; J, Craig, and Deran decide what to do about Pope; Julia confronts Baz"

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 12: "Exodus"
Airdate: August 21, 2022
"Pope offers information on a cold case in exchange for a prison transfer; Deran says goodbye to the bar; J makes plans with Penny and Craig chooses Renn and Nick; Smurf learns Julia has been dishonest."

Animal Kingdom season 6 episode 13: "Fubar" (series finale)
Airdate: August 28, 2022
"The Cody boys embark on their most dangerous job yet; Andrew commits the original sin that destroyed the family."

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What is Animal Kingdom season 6 about?

Here’s the official season 6 description from TNT: 

"In the final season of Animal Kingdom, the Cody boys discover that they can’t outrun their past. With their empire expanding, a cold case investigation sets off a series of events that puts the entire family in jeopardy. Revenge, betrayal and a reckoning with long forgotten violence leads to an explosive conclusion six seasons in the making."

Animal Kingdom is based on the 2010 Australian movie of the same name that starred Jackie Weaver, Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelsohn and Guy Pearce. The show has obviously expanded on what the movie covered across its six seasons.

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Who’s in the Animal Kingdom season 6 cast? 

Animal Kingdom was dealt a major blow after losing Ellen Barkin’s "Smurf," the Cody family matriarch, in season 4, but her presence is still felt even in death. Season 5 saw the Cody brothers and their nephew picking up the pieces in her absence and following in her footsteps.

Shawn Hatosy (Andrew "Pope" Cody), Jake Weary (Deran Cody), Ben Robson (Craig Cody) and Finn Cole (Joshua "J" Cody), who also plays Michael in Peaky Blinders, are all set to return in the final season to bring the saga to an end.    

Animal Kingdom season 6 trailer 

The first teaser for Animal Kingdom season 6 is enough to get hearts pounding ahead of the June 19 season premiere. 

The official trailer offers a deeper look at what's coming in the final season. 

How to watch Animal Kingdom season 6 

Animal Kingdom is a TNT original series that airs on TNT and the TNT app. TNT is generally included in most cable subscription packages. If you’ve cut the cord, there are lots of ways you can tune in. TNT is available on Roku, FuboTV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, XBOX and Chromecast.

In the UK, only the first three seasons of Animal Kingdom are available on Prime Video, following Prime Video not renewing its license to stream new episodes of the series after season 3. That means those in the UK wanting to watch Animal Kingdom may be best to use a virtual private network, or VPN; we recommend ExpressVPN.

Sarabeth Pollock
Editorial Content Producer


Sarabeth joined the What to Watch team in May 2022. An avid TV and movie fan, her perennial favorites are The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, true crime documentaries on Netflix and anything from Passionflix. You’ve Got Mail, Ocean's Eleven and Signs are movies that she can watch all day long. She's also a huge baseball fan, and hockey is a new favorite.  

When she's not working, Sarabeth hosts the My Nights Are Booked Podcast and a blog dedicated to books and interviews with authors and actors. She also published her first novel, Once Upon an Interview, in 2022.