Overview

Tom Kirkman, 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.

  1. David Guggenheim

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland

    Tom Kirkman

  2. Natascha McElhone

    Natascha McElhone

    Jessica Kirkman

  3. Maggie Q

    Maggie Q

    Hannah Wells

  4. Kal Penn

    Kal Penn

    Seth Wheeler

  5. Adan Canto

    Adan Canto

    Aaron Shore

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Last Season

Designated Survivor

Season 2

2017 | 22 Episodes

Season 2 of Designated Survivor premiered on September 27, 2017.

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Status Returning Series

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Certification

  • TV-PG

    Meaning

    This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 42m

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