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Designated Survivor 

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A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the line of succession.

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David Guggenheim
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3   2   1  
2019   2018   2017   2016  
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Series cast summary:
Kiefer Sutherland ...  Tom Kirkman 53 episodes, 2016-2019
Adan Canto ...  Aaron Shore 53 episodes, 2016-2019
Italia Ricci ...  Emily Rhodes 53 episodes, 2016-2019
Kal Penn ...  Seth Wright 53 episodes, 2016-2019
Maggie Q ...  Hannah Wells 50 episodes, 2016-2019
LaMonica Garrett ...  Mike Ritter 43 episodes, 2016-2018
Natascha McElhone ...  Alex Kirkman 33 episodes, 2016-2019
Jake Epstein ...  Chuck Russink 28 episodes, 2016-2018
Paulo Costanzo ...  Lyor Boone 22 episodes, 2017-2018
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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. Written by ahmetkozan

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Declare your independence.


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Trivia

In episode 1.2, Designated Survivor: The First Day (2016), in the White House corridors, we can hear the same ringtone as used in 24 (2001). This VOIP phone was widely available and is still used in offices across the globe to this day. See more »

Goofs

Several times throughout the first season the Resolute Desk is seen without the hinged "knee hole" that FDR had installed with the presidential seal. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Harris Cochrane: We're in a state of war. Tom Kirkman is not gonna get us through this.
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Netflix sucks
21 November 2019 | by theodorosioaSee all my reviews

At the beginning it was such an amazing show but it gets worse every season, especially season 3 when netflix picked it up.


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English

Release Date:

21 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Designated Survivor See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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