Designated Survivor (2016– )

TV Series  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Drama, Mystery


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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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  • Ari Cohen in Designated Survivor (2016)
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  • Maggie Q in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Malik Yoba and Xavier de Guzman in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Maggie Q in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Italia Ricci in Designated Survivor (2016)

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Creator:

David Guggenheim

Did You Know?

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.


Quotes

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.


Goofs

President Kirkman never travels with "the Beast". Instead the presidents motorcade consist of Tahoe and Suburbans.

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Genres

Action | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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