Designated Survivor Archives

"Designated Survivor": Season Three Tackles Real-World Issues
Designated Survivor dropped its third season on June 7th, 2019, and Netflix has released a vignette of sorts showing some of the real-world issues the series is trying to address this year. Voter suppression, fabricated media accounts, the global climate crisis, and more come to a head as a reluctant President Kirkman (Keifer Sutherland) tries to[...]
'Designated Survivor' Season 3: President Kirkman's Campaign Begins [TRAILER]
Kiefer Sutherland's President Tom Kirkman has faced some pretty deadly challenges over the past two seasons of political drama-thriller Designated Survivor But as the series marks its third season return on June 7th – now at new home Netflix – and as we can see from the official trailer and poster below, the POTUS might[...]
Could Netflix Be Designated Survivor's Last Second Savior?
Credit: ABC/Sven Frenzel Following up on earlier reports that eOne was actively pursuing a new home for recently cancelled Designated Survivor comes word that the production company is in direct talks with Netflix about picking up the Kiefer Sutherland-starring political thriller Deadline Hollywood is reporting that discussions are still very much premliminary, and complicated by the fact[...]
Is ABC's 'Designated Survivor' Designated to Survive at Another Network?
Credit: ABC/Sven Frenzel ABC is learning firsthand that Kiefer Sutherland's President Tom Kirkman isn't someone who shuffles off this mortal coil quietly, with word that Entertainment One (eOne) is looking for a new home for the recently-cancelled political thriller Designated Survivor Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that sources within eOne have told stated that "it's not over"[...]
ABC Ends Quantico and Designated Survivor as 'Cancel Friday' Continues
This has been one black Friday for television series as ABC has cancelled both Quantico and Designated Survivor, according to One of these is a bit of a surprise Quantico is in its third season and averages 2.4 million viewers and a 0.5 demo rating 0.7 used to be the drop dead line for[...]
Designated Survivor
In what might be some of the best legacy/stunt casting of the season, ABC's Designated Survivor has cast Kim Raver for an upcoming major story arc Raver used to play Audrey Raines, the on-again-off-again love interest of Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) on the Fox hit series 24 This news comes shortly after it was leaked[...]
DVD extras
I say get it as these are must-watch features for fans. Designated Survivor: Season 1 ABC Studios Released: 8/29/17 One of the more interesting additions to the ABC lineup as they venture into the world of political dramas, Kiefer Sutherland plays a pretty decent president after a crisis The features, however, are lacking at best You get the full[...]
'The First': Natascha McElhone Joins Hulu Series, Exits ABC's 'Designated Survivor'
Looks like the crew of Hulu's first dramatic mission to Mars to starting to take shape, as the streaming service has signed actress Natascha McElhone (Californication) to star opposite Sean Penn in science fiction-drama series The First from Beau Willimon (House of Cards). McElhone currently stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland on ABC's drama series Designated Survivor, playing President[...]
He's Definitely Not Jack Bauer
Last night saw the debut of the new ABC series Designated Survivor This is one of those series that every writer has thought about doing after watching the State of the Union address and the news points out who the Designated Survivor is for the night That person in the Presidential cabinet that doesn't go[...]
Kiefer Sutherland Signs On For Flatliners Reboot
The actor who is already headlining the new ABC series Designated Survivor and has been mentioned by the producers of the new 24: Legacy series as a possible guest star… has no signed on to the reboot of the 1990 film he stared in, Flatliners. Sutherland will play a season doctor in the remake along side[...]