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Designated Survivor: ABC Taps Amy Harris to Run Kiefer Sutherland Series

5 February 2016 5:02 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

ABC has brought on Amy B. Harris as showrunner and executive producer for Kiefer Sutherland's new Designated Survivor TV series. Harris created The Carrie Diaries, a Sex and the City prequel, which was cancelled by The CW after two seasons. She also EPed Wicked City which was cancelled by ABC after three episodes.

Designated Survivor is written by David Guggenheim. He will executive produce with Harris, Simon Kinberg, and Suzan Bymel.

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ABC's Kiefer Sutherland Thriller Adds Maggie Q, Kal Penn, Italia Ricci, More

5 February 2016 9:49 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC’s Kiefer Sutherland-fronted drama Designated Survivor is fleshing out the world of its unlikely Potus, with the casting of Maggie Q, Kal Penn, Italia Ricci and Natasha McElhone.

RelatedKiefer Sutherland Cast as Potus in ABC Thriller Designated Survivor

The project, which received a straight-to-series order in December, centers on Sutherland’s Tom Kirkman, a lower-level United States Cabinet member who is suddenly handed the presidency after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union address kills everyone above him in the line of succession.

Penn (House) will play Kirkland’s speech writer, Ricci (Chasing Life) his chief of staff. »

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Kiefer Sutherland’s ‘Designated Survivor’ Casts Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Natascha McElhone and Italia Ricci

5 February 2016 9:38 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Kiefer Sutherland’s new ABC thriller, “Designated Survivor,” has cast Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Natascha McElhone and Italia Ricci as series regulars, Variety has learned.

The drama landed a straight-to-series order in December. It centers around Sutherland’s Tom Kirkman, a low-level U.S. Cabinet member who finds himself unexpectedly appointed President after a terrorist attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

Penn has been cast as Seth, a White House speechwriter who has his doubts about Sutherland’s newly-appointed Potus; Q will portray Hannah, the FBI agent in charge of investigating the bombing; McElhone is Jessica, Tom’s wife and an attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; and Ricci will play Emily, Kirkman’s chief of staff before the bombing.

The Mark Gordon Company is serving as the lead studio on production, co-producing with ABC Studios, plus Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films and Entertainment »

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‘Designated Survivor’: Amy Harris Set As Showrunner Of Kiefer Sutherland Series

5 February 2016 9:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The Carrie Diaries creator Amy B. Harris has come on board as executive producer and showrunner of Designated Survivor, ABC’s straight-to-series conspiracy thriller drama starring Kiefer Sutherland. Written on spec by David Guggenheim (Safe House), the project, executive produced by Simon Kinberg (The Martian) hails from the Mark Gordon Company Studios and ABC Studios. In it, Tom Kirkman (Sutherland), a lower level United States Cabinet member, is suddenly appointed… »

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