Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 21, 2016
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Designated Survivor

A low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

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Hannah Wells must stop the conspiracy from carrying out a final attack while President Kirkman authorizes a nationwide manhunt for the mastermind …

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ABC Renews 'Designated Survivor'

Word is out this evening that ABC has renewed Designated Survivor for a second season. The good news was somewhat expected, as the freshman series has been one of the network's best-performing new entries this season.
The political drama marks Kiefer Sutherland's first return to a starring role on television since 2014's 24: Live Another Day. Sutherland plays a Cabinet member who is unexpectedly thrust into the role of President of the United States after a bombing at the Capitol kills a number of key government figures. After being sworn in as President, he starts to learn that the catastrophic attack was only the beginning of a much larger plan.
Look for Season 2 of Designated Survivor this fall.

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  • Virginia Madsen's brother, Michael Madsen also worked with Kiefer Sutherland in four episodes of 24
  • SPOILER: Mariana Klaveno the redhead that kidnapped FBI director, Atwood's son also worked together with Maggie Q (Hannah Wells) in the show, Stalkers
  • President Tom Kirkman has used the term "Damn it" 2 times in the first 5 episodes of Designated Survivor. That was a go to line for Jack Bauer in every season of 24.
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