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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: 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: 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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New poster and trailer for ‘Til Death Do Us Part

A new poster and trailer has debuted for director Christopher B. Stokes’ upcoming thriller ‘Til Death Do Us Part which stars Taye Diggs, Annie Ilonzeh, Stephen Bishop, Malik Yoba, and Robinne Lee; check them out here…

Michael & Madison Roland, had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael’s controlling ways turned their perfect marriage, into an abusive rollercoaster no woman could survive. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new identity, she meets Alex Stone and learns to love again. All is well, until Michael discovers Madison’s whereabouts, and recreates the nightmare she once lived all over again.

Til Death Do Us Part is set for release on September 29th.
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'Designated Survivor' Showrunner Discusses '24' Parallels and Post-Election Impact

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Wednesday's episode of ABC's Designated Survivor.]

It's difficult for longtime 24 fans to view Designated Survivor without sparing an occasional thought for Jack Bauer, and in that regard, the latest episode of the ABC political thriller certainly conjured up the ghost of Kiefer Sutherland's old gig as a counter-terrorist operative.

At the end of the episode, called "The Traitor," FBI deputy director Jason Atwood (Malik Yoba) finds himself at the mercy of terrorists who have kidnapped his son. They promise to return Jason's son unharmed, but only if he arranges a...
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Maggie Q: Designated Survivor Offers 'Solace' Amid Real-Life Political Circus — Plus: Will Hannah Pull a 'Jack Bauer'?

Maggie Q: Designated Survivor Offers 'Solace' Amid Real-Life Political Circus — Plus: Will Hannah Pull a 'Jack Bauer'?
Did you hear about the unlikely Potus who nonetheless found himself occupying the highest office in the land, only to be met by jeers of “Not my president”?

Such was the fate visited upon Designated Survivor‘s Tom Kirkman, upon being thrust by tragedy into the Oval Office. And as the genial politician struggles to rebuild a depleted government (Wednesdays at 10/9c, on ABC), FBI Agent Hannah Wells is bit by bit uncovering the shocking truth about who was — and wasn’t — behind the terror attack that felled the Capitol and almost everyone inside it.

RelatedDesignated Survivor Snags Full-Season
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Empire Pays Tribute to Season 3 Premiere Casualty

Empire Pays Tribute to Season 3 Premiere Casualty
To quote the great Sarah McLachlan, "Weep not for the memories," Empire fans. In the season three premiere—Spoiler Alert—Rhonda Lyon (Kaitlyn Doubleday) fell to her death as husband Andre (Trai Byers) looked on. It was very dramatic. But, fear not, she's still around. Rhonda is kicking it as a ghost. Yep. To mark her passing, Fox released the below "In Memoriam" video. Take a look back at some of Rhonda's finer moments—like the time Anika (Grace Gealey) pushed her down the stairs and when Rhonda murdered Vernon (Malik Yoba)—in the special video celebration of her TV life. Empire showrunner Ilene Chaiken told The Hollywood Reporter that Rhonda is indeed a ghost,...
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Designated Survivor: Does President Kiefer Sutherland Get Your Vote?

Designated Survivor: Does President Kiefer Sutherland Get Your Vote?
In the wake of calamity, “Designated Survivor” Tom Kirkman got sworn in as the unlikely President of the United States this Wednesday night. Does ABC’s new D.C.-set drama get your vote?

RelatedKiefer Sutherland’s New Designated Survivor Blends ‘West Wing, House of Cards, Homeland‘

Dez (as I am choosing to call it around the office) stars 24 alum Kiefer Sutherland as the aforementioned Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, who was on the verge of being demoted to the Chairman of the International House of Pancakes (or the like) when the President and his entire Cabinet are
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Designated Survivor: Malik Yoba, Virginia Madsen to Recur on New ABC Series

Designated Survivor has some new company. Deadline reports Virginia Madsen and Malik Yoba will star in the upcoming ABC series.The drama stars Kiefer Sutherland as a low-level Cabinet staffer who becomes president after an attack on Washington. The cast also includes Maggie Q, Natascha McElhone, Kal Penn, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, Lamonica Garrett, and Tanner Buchanan.Read More…
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TV News: Nicole Richie Joins NBC’s ‘Great News,’ Russo Brothers to Adapt ‘Deadly Class’ Comic

TV News: Nicole Richie Joins NBC’s ‘Great News,’ Russo Brothers to Adapt ‘Deadly Class’ Comic
Casting

Nicole Richie will star in the new NBC comedy “Great News,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The former “Simple Life” star will replace Kimrie Lewis-Davis, who was originally slated to appear in the ’30 Rock’ team’s latest project.

Malik Yoba has been cast a recurring character on Kiefer Sutherland‘s new prime-time drama “Designated Survivor,” as reported by The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. Yoba has been signed on for seven episodes as Jason Atwood, the established Deputy Director of the FBI. “Designated Survivor” also stars Natascha McElhone, Maggie Q, Kal Penn and Adan Canto, among others.

Development

Image Comics’ “Deadly Class” will be adapted into a TV series, Deadline reports. The new series will be produced by directors Joe and Anthony Russo, who directed this summer’s blockbuster “Captain America: Civil War.” The Russo Brothers will collaborate with co-creator/writer of “Deadly Class” Rick Remender, the acclaimed comic book artist behind “Uncanny Avengers” and
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TVLine Items: Les Miserables Mini, Divas Reborn, Once Casts Count and More

TVLine Items: Les Miserables Mini, Divas Reborn, Once Casts Count and More
Valjean, at last, we see each other… on the small screen.

BBC One has announced a six-part adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables , by the same team that adapted War & Peace (including screenwriter Andrew Davies and producer Harvey Weinstein).

RelatedFall TV 2016: Your Handy Calendar of 90+ Season and Series Premiere Dates

Les Misérables is a huge iconic title. Most of us are familiar with the musical version which only offers a fragmentary outline of its story,” Davies noted in a statement. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity of doing real justice to Victor Hugo at last by adapting
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‘Designated Survivor’: Malik Yoba Joins ABC Drama Starring Kiefer Sutherland

Empire alum Malik Yoba has booked a heavily recurring role opposite Maggie Q on Designated Survivor, ABC’s upcoming thriller drama series starring Kiefer Sutherland. Yoba will appear in seven episodes as Jason Atwood, the seasoned Deputy Director of the FBI. He’s a mentor, boss and occasional sparring partner for Hannah Wells (Maggie Q) as she conducts her investigation into who blew up the Capitol Building, which claimed nearly the entirety of the U.S. government. In Desi…
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Horror Highlights: Scream Season 2 Livestream, George A. Romero on Zombie Cast, The Base

Ahead of Scream‘s Season 2 premiere on May 30th, MTV will host a Facebook Livestream event this Friday, May 13th where fans of the series will get to see the first seven minutes of the new season. Also: details on Zombie Cast podcast’s special interview with George A. Romero and production details for The Base.

MTV to Livestream the First Seven Minutes of Scream Season 2: “This Friday the 13th, MTV’s unveiling the first 7 minutes of the new season of “Scream.”

We all know that means this means one thing – an iconic opening kill.

Tune in at 6:00 p.m. Et and interact with “Scream” cast favorite Tom Maden during this terrifying Facebook Live event.

Oh, and one more thing…

Someone. Will. Die.”

“Season 2 of Scream picks up with Emma’s (Willa Fitzgerald) return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season.
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What's New on Netflix, TV, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: April 18-24

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"The Revenant"

Leo's ready to come home with you this week. Leonardo DiCaprio had a bear of a time making this historical drama, but he won his first Oscar for it, and Alejandro Inarritu won his second in a row for directing. "The Revenant," which also picked up an Oscar for Cinematography, is finally out on DVD/Blu-ray on April 19. Blu-ray extras include "A World Unseen," a documentary of "The Revenant."

"The Lady in the Van"

Maggie Smith plays Miss Shepherd in this British dramedy based on the true story of an eccentric elderly woman who "temporarily" parks her van in Alan Bennett's driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years. The critically acclaimed film, based on Bennett's memoir,
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Paradox: Watch Zoe Bell In This Clip From Michael Hurst's Time Travel Flick

We have an exclusive clip from upcoming time travel flick Paradox to share with you today.    Written and directed by Michael Hurst (Room 6, The Darkroom) the sci-fi thriller stars Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight, Death Proof) and Malik Yoba (Empire).   A group of young scientists are working on a secret project that may allow them to travel ahead in time. They test it by sending one of their own ahead one hour.  He returns pleading with them to shut it down, explaining that within that hour, they will all die.   XLrator Media will release Paradox in theaters on Friday, April 15th and on VOD and iTunes on Tuesday, April 19th. ...

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Trailer for time travel sci-fi thriller Paradox starring Zoe Bell and Malik Yoba

A trailer has arrived online for the upcoming time travel thriller Paradox from writer-director Michael Hurst, which stars Zoe Bell and Malik Yoba; take a look below after the official synopsis…

A group of young scientists are working on a secret project that may allow them to travel ahead in time. They test it by sending one of their own ahead one hour. He returns pleading with them to shut it down, explaining that within that hour, they will all die.

Paradox is set for release on April 15th.
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