Tom Kirkman, secretário da Casa, é o único sobrevivente da tragédia que matou o presidente e toda a câmera. Sendo o próximo da linha de sucessão, da noite por dia tem de assumir a presidência, descobrir quem declarou guerra aos EUA e lidar com seus conflitos dentro de casa.
Estratégias políticas, briga por poder, traição são alguns temas levantados pela série.
O drama político tem episódios de mais ou menos 40 minutos. É exibido pela ABC em parceria com a Netflix. Está na 1ª temporada.
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR – “The Interrogation” – When shots ring out at The White House during a Governors Summit, President Kirkman’s plans at electing a new Congress are thrown into turmoil, while Agent Hannah Wells continues investigating the Capitol bombing and makes one of her most shocking discoveries yet on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST). (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg) KIEFER SUTHERLAND
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR – “The Mission” – Realizing his attempts at diplomacy with Algeria have failed, President Kirkman makes the difficult decision of sending Navy SEALs on a mission that will define his presidency. Meanwhile, as the investigation into the Capitol bombing continues, Agent Hannah Wells discovers more secrets than answers, on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). (ABC/Sven Frenzel) ROBERT CORMIER, KIEFER SUTHERLAND, ALEX MALLARI JR.
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR – “”The First Day” – Hours after the attack on the Capitol, President Kirkman steps into his role as Commander-in-Chief in the midst of chaos and confusion. Facing dangerous new challenges and adversaries, Kirman struggles to hold a country together that is on the brink of falling apart. Virginia Madsen guest stars on the highly anticipated ABC series “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). (ABC/John Medland) KIEFER SUTHERLAND, JARROD MACLEAN
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR – “The Results” – On the eve of the country voting to elect a new House of Representatives, an unexpected development forces Kirkman to consider cancelling the elections entirely. Meanwhile, news has leaked about Majid Nassar’s death, and Kirkman has to handle the fallout, on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST). (ABC/Sven Frenzel) KIEFER SUTHERLAND, VIRGINIA MADSEN
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR – “The Enemy” – Kirkman learns who is behind the attack and needs to grapple not only with the prospect of war, but brewing domestic troubles as well. Kirkman taps Emily to monitor the domestic situation, while Alex may be in for more than she bargains for when she seeks out help from Hookstraten, on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg) NATASCHA MCELHONE, KIEFER SUTHERLAND