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.



  • Breckin Meyer in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Ari Cohen in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Zoe McLellan in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Ari Cohen in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Ari Cohen in Designated Survivor (2016)
  • Malik Yoba and Xavier de Guzman in Designated Survivor (2016)

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Cast & Crew

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David Guggenheim

Did You Know?


Geoff Pierson, who plays former President Moss, played President Keeler on 24 (2001). Keeler was the president who beat Palmer in the election, but ultimately died in Season 4 and his VP, Charles Logan, was sworn in. Pierson and Kiefer Sutherland's characters barely interacted on 24 (2001).


Harris Cochrane: We're in a state of war. Tom Kirkman is not gonna get us through this.


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


Plot Summary


Action | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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