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


Series Cast

  1. Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland

    Tom Kirkman

    53 Episodes

  2. Maggie Q

    Maggie Q

    Hannah Wells

    53 Episodes

  3. Kal Penn

    Kal Penn

    Seth Wright

    53 Episodes

  4. Adan Canto

    Adan Canto

    Aaron Shore

    53 Episodes

  5. Italia Ricci

    Italia Ricci

    Emily Rhodes

    53 Episodes

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Designated Survivor

Season 3

2019 | 10 Episodes

Season 3 of Designated Survivor premiered on June 7, 2019.

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Designated Survivor



Status Returning Series


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  • TV-PG


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

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 42m



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