TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Thriller
A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the line of succession.
Three HUD Secretaries, like Kirkman, have served as the designated survivor: Samuel Pierce in 1984, Andrew Cuomo in 1999, and Shaun Donovan in 2010.
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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