Designated Survivor

Kiefer Sutherland stars as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the US Capitol during the State of the Union, on the highly anticipated series Designated Survivor. In this dramatic thriller, Kirkman will struggle to keep the country and his own family from falling apart, while navigating the highly-volatile political arena and while leading the search to find who is responsible for the attack.

Show Info

Airs on: United States ABC (2016 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Thriller
Episodes ordered: 22 episodes
Created by: David Guggenheim

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In the Dark

Episode 2x14; Mar 21, 2018

When a blackout threatens to shut down the government and causes chaos in the streets of Washington, D.C., President Kirkman joins forces with Mayor Ellenor Darby, but the partnership doesn't end there.

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x13: Original SinMar 14, 2018
2x12: The Final FrontierMar 7, 2018
2x11: GriefFeb 28, 2018
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