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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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  Tom Kirkman (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Aaron Shore (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Emily Rhodes (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Mike Ritter (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Seth Wright (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Hannah Wells (43 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Alex Kirkman (31 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Chuck Russink (28 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Lyor Boone (22 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Kendra Daynes (21 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Damian Rennett (19 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Leo Kirkman (19 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  John Forstell (19 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Jason Atwood (17 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Kimble Hookstraten (15 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Penny Kirkman (14 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Shelly / ... (14 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Cornelius Moss (12 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Peter MacLeish (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Catalan / ... (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
Julie Sidoni ...
  News Anchor / ... (10 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Sasha Dixon / ... (10 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Wyatt (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Ava (8 episodes, 2017)
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  Beth MacLeish (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  News Anchor / ... (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  First Reporter / ... (8 episodes, 2016-2018)
Sharla McBride ...
  Anchor / ... (8 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Patrick Lloyd (7 episodes, 2017)
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  Jay Whitaker (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
Bayley Ungurain ...
  Janet (7 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Natalie / ... (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Trey Kirkman (6 episodes, 2018)
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  Harris Cochrane (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Tricia Sims (6 episodes, 2018)
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  Detective Blakey (6 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Dr. Andrea Frost (6 episodes, 2018)
David Fraser ...
  First Reporter / ... (6 episodes, 2016-2018)
Tom Williams ...
  Anchor #1 / ... (6 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Reporter / ... (6 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Abe Leonard (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Ethan West (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Jack Bowman (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Eleanor Darby (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Majid Nassar (5 episodes, 2016)
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  Dax Minter (5 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Valeria Poreskova (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Eva Booker (5 episodes, 2017)
Alicia Nieves ...
  Alicia Nieves / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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  Aide / ... (5 episodes, 2017)

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Sucesor designado (Spain)
  • Последний кандидат (Russia)
  • Επιζών της Επόμενης Μέρας (Greece)
  • Sobrevivente Designado (Portugal)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia Kiefer Sutherland originally wasn't interested in starring in another television series, after his eight season run on 24 (2001) and the limited series 24: Live Another Day (2014), but changed his mind after reading the script for the pilot and was blown away at how good it was. See more »
Goofs President Kirkman never travels with "the Beast". Instead the presidents motorcade consist of Tahoe and Suburbans. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Mindy Kaling/Eric McCormack/Joe Pera/Dave Lombardo (2016). See more »
Quotes [from trailer]
Tom Kirkman: Mike, please, just tell us what you know.
Mike Ritter: Capitol's been attacked. Congress, Cabinet... Eagle is gone. Sir, you are now the President of the United States.
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