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Designated Survivor: Michael J. Fox to Guest on ABC Political Drama Series

Michael J. Fox is returning to the small screen. Recently, ABC announced the Good Wife star will guest on season two of Designated Survivor.The political drama centers on Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a low-level cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after a massive attacked on the capitol. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Designated Survivor: Is the ABC TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on ABC?

Vulture Watch How long will President Kirkman preside over our long, national nightmare? Is the Designated Survivor TV show cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Designated Survivor season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? A political thriller airing on the ABC television network, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The conspiracy drama series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill wipes out the line of succession, this Hud Secretary becomes President of the United States.
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Designated Survivor: When Will the ABC TV Show Return?

Mark your calendar. Recently, ABC announced the midseason premiere for season two of Designated Survivor.The political drama follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a lower-level Cabinet member who ends up becoming the President of the United States after an attack on Washington D.C. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Designated Survivor's Big 'Midseason Event,' 7 Months in the Making, Is Here

Designated Survivor's Big 'Midseason Event,' 7 Months in the Making, Is Here
On May 14 of this year, Kiefer Sutherland appeared on stage at ABC’s Upfront presentation to reflect on Designated Survivor‘s freshman run and then tease of Season 2 — quite far in advance — a “midseason event that I believe will knock the socks off of our audience.”

Well hold onto your Hanes, because that time arrives on Wednesday at 10/9c.

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“We have been thinking about this [storyline] for a very long time,” showrunner Keith Eisner tells TVLine with a nod to Sutherland’s seven-month-old promise. Without spoiling the twist, he teases: “It’s
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Selena Gomez Excited About Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why: 'Telling the Story That Can Start Change'

Selena Gomez Excited About Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why: 'Telling the Story That Can Start Change'
Selena Gomez has new music coming soon, and another season of 13 Reasons Why on the way!

The “Wolves” singer, 25, shared photos from the Netflix series’ second season wrap party on Instagram Monday featuring lead stars Katherine Langford and Dylan Minnette, as well as cast members Michele Selene Ang, Ajiona Alexus, Ross Butler and Justin Prentice.

“And this year wraps up with another committed journey with @13reasonswhy -Season 2 is coming. To every person on this project, thank you for coming back,” Gomez captioned her set of photo booth strips.

“Good or bad we are committed to having the tough conversations, to
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Designated Survivor: Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash) to Recur on ABC Series

Breckin Meyer is headed to ABC. Deadline reports the Franklin & Bash star will recur on season two of Designated Survivor.The political drama follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a lower-level Cabinet member who ends up becoming the President of the United States after an attack on Washington D.C. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Designated Survivor: Season Two Viewer Votes

How well does President Kirkman preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States in the second season of the Designated Survivor TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show Designated Survivor is cancelled or renewed for season three. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all the Designated Survivor season two episodes below. An ABC political drama, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The conspiracy thriller series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill
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Designated Survivor: Natascha McElhone Leaving ABC for Hulu

Designated Survivor is losing a key cast member. Deadline reports Natascha McElhone is leaving the ABC TV show for Hulu's upcoming series The First.On Designated Survivor, McElhone plays Alex Kirkman, the wife of Kiefer Sutherland's lead character Tom Kirkman. The cast also includes Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The political thriller just premiered its second season earlier this week.Read More…
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Designated Survivor: Season Two Ratings

Despite surviving severe showrunner shuffle in season one, ABC renewed its Designated Survivor TV show for second season. In the wake of the departures of Amy Harris, Jon Harmon Feldman, and Jeff Melvoin, Keith Eisner has taken the reins of the political drama. Can this veteran of The Good Wife, Law & Order, and Gilmore Girls earn the Nielsen ratings needed to keep it on the air? Will Designated Survivor be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. A political conspiracy thriller, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The ABC TV series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill wipes out the line of succession, this Hud Secretary becomes President of the United States. In Designated
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Designated Survivor Season 2 Review: The West Wing Minus 24 Equals...?

Designated Survivor Season 2 Review: The West Wing Minus 24 Equals...?
Season 2 of ABC’s Designated Survivor, TVLine reported in August, will fade out the freshman hit’s conspiracy storyline, leaving unlikely Potus Tom Kirkman at the center of a more West Wing-like drama. But how does that actually look, in the first two episodes made available for critics?

RelatedDesignated Survivor Season 2: As the Conspiracy Reaches ‘Thrilling’ Conclusion, New Journeys Begin

Wednesday night’s premiere was perhaps the more extreme example of the “straight” Season 2, whereas next week’s episode highlights — if only to wrap up — the 24-like hunt for Patrick Lloyd, the mastermind behind the tragic Capitol bombing
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Designated Survivor Season 2 Video: Hannah (Literally) Gets Carried Away

Designated Survivor Season 2 Video: Hannah (Literally) Gets Carried Away
Has the onus of cracking a global conspiracy driven Maggie Q’s Hannah Wells to drink?

RelatedDesignated Survivor Season 2 Preview: As the Conspiracy Reaches ‘Thrilling’ Conclusion, New Journeys Begin

In this exclusive sneak peek from the Season 2 premiere of ABC’s Designated Survivor (airing Wednesday at 10/9c), the intrepid FBI agent’s hunt for Patrick Lloyd, the mastermind behind the Capitol bombing that improbably landed Tom Kirkman in the highest office in the land, has brought her to Amsterdam — specifically, to a dive bar where her teetering self has drawn the attention of a tall, dark and handsome “Dutchman
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13 Reasons Why adds seven new actors to season 2 cast

Seven new actors have been cast in the second season of 13 Reasons Why.

The teen drama adaptation was a big hit for Netflix when it debuted earlier this year, capturing imaginations with its tale of a young girl who, after committing suicide, leaves tapes to her friends explaining who was responsible for her death.

While the show seemed to have come to a natural ending, the powers at be have decided to bring it back for a second season, now beefing up the cast with seven new additions.

Anne Winters, Bryce Cass, Chelsea Alden, Allison Miller, Samantha Logan, Kelli O’Hara, and Ben Lawson have all joined the second season which is currently in production. None of the new members are regulars but many will be appearing in the majority of the season’s episodes.

The new cast members will be performing a variety of roles, such as new students and more mature characters.
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Meet the New Cast of 13 Reasons Why Season 2

Meet the New Cast of 13 Reasons Why Season 2
13 Reasons Why is getting some new faces for season two. According to Variety, the Netflix series will have seven new faces, most in the form of students, for the second season now in production. Request for comment was not immediately returned by Netflix. Anne Winters, Bryce Cass, Chelsea Alden, Allison Miller, Samantha LoganKelli O'Hara, and Ben Lawson will all appear in some capacity of the new season. The first season charted the story of Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), a student who killed herself and then left the reasons why she took her own life on 13 cassette tapes that were passed around to other students and eventually teachers and her parents. Tyrant veteran Winters will...
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Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ Adds Seven New Actors For Season 2

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It looks like the second season of Netflix’s hit show “13 Reasons Why” is getting a little bit bigger. For season two, which is currently in production, the show is adding seven new actors. Anne Winters, Bryce Cass, Chelsea Alden, Allison Miller, Samantha Logan, Kelli O’Hara and Ben Lawson have all joined the cast. Related: ’13 Reasons Why’ Series […]
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13 Reasons Why Season 2 Cast Adds Seven, Led by Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara

13 Reasons Why Season 2 Cast Adds Seven, Led by Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara
Seven new actors are enrolling in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why.

The buzzy high school drama has added seven cast members ahead of the upcoming Season 2, according to a report from Buzzfeed, all playing new characters who weren’t in the original Jay Asher novel. The cast additions are led by Tony-winning Broadway veteran Kelli O’Hara (Masters of Sex), who’ll play Jackie, an “advocate for victims of bullying.”

Related13 Reasons Why Renewed for Season 2

The six other cast additions:

* Ben Lawson (Doubt) as Rick, Liberty High’s baseball coach.

* Anne Winters (Tyrant) as new head cheerleader Chloe.

* Bryce Cass
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Designated Survivor: Ben Lawson Joins Season Two in an Undercover Role

Designated Survivor has some new company. Deadline reports Ben Lawson has joined season two of the ABC TV show.The political thriller follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a low-level Cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after an attack on the Capitol. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, Lamonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q.Read More…
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Designated Survivor Season 2 Adds NCIS: New Orleans' Zoe McLellan

Designated Survivor Season 2 Adds NCIS: New Orleans' Zoe McLellan
Dirty Sexy Money alum Zoe McLellan is returning to ABC, with a series regular role on Designated Survivor.

Our sister site Deadline reports that McLellan — who most recently costarred on CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans for its first two seasons — is boarding Season 2 as Kendra Daynes, a brilliant attorney who lands her dream job as White House counsel.

RelatedDesignated Survivor: Virginia Madsen Laments That She Won’t Be Back

McLellan’s casting follows the addition of Paulo Costanzo (Royal Pains) and Ben Lawson (The Deep End) as, respectively, the new White House Political Director and an MI6 agent who
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TVLine Items: Designated Survivor Eyes a Spy, Grey's Spinoff News and More

TVLine Items: Designated Survivor Eyes a Spy, Grey's Spinoff News and More
Designated Survivor continues to round out its Season 2 cast, with the addition of Aussie actor Ben Lawson (The Deep End).

Per our sister site Deadline, Lawson has been cast in the series regular role of Damian Rennett, an MI6 operative who meets Maggie Q’s Hannah while undercover in Amsterdam.

RelatedDesignated Survivor: Virginia Madsen Laments That She Won’t Be Back

Earlier this month, as part of the latest showrunner’s vision for ABC’s freshman hit, Royal Pains alum Paulo Costanzo was cast as the new White House Political Director brought on by Emily to help a
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‘Designated Survivor’: Ben Lawson Cast As Series Regular In Season 2

Former The Deep End star Ben Lawson has been cast as a series regular opposite Kiefer Sutherland and Maggie Q in Season 2 of ABC's drama series Designated Survivor, from the Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. Lawson will play Damian Rennett, an Mi-6 operative who meets Hannah (Maggie Q) while posing as a Dutchman in Amsterdam. Their relationship begins with mutual wariness, morphs into competitiveness, and is complicated by an irresistible mutual attraction. He joins rec…
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Pilot Error: NBC Passes on 3 Comedies, Including What About Barb?

Pilot Error: NBC Passes on 3 Comedies, Including What About Barb?
NBC has begun thinning the 2017-18 pilot herd.

TVLine has learned that three comedy projects — Bill Lawrence’s Spaced Out, film-to-tv remake What About Barb? and Max Mutchnick’s sibling sitcom Relatively Happy — will not be ordered to series.

Scroll down to refresh your memory about the ill-fated trio (and head here to see what remains in contention):

Spaced Out

Writer: Adam Sztykiel

Other EPs: Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold

Cast: Matt Shively (The Real O’Neals), Christine Woods (Hello Ladies), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), Brett Goldstein, Ken Kirby

A single-cam workplace comedy that centers on a working
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