Designated Survivor

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.5  (80,954)

In this political drama series, a low-level Cabinet member suddenly finds himself the President of the United States when most of the administration is killed in a terrorist attack. What happens when someone unqualified for the job is promoted to the presidency? This fictional series explores that fantastical possibility.

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#truthorconsequences
10. #truthorconsequences
June 7, 2019
On election day, Kirkman turns to his therapist to assuage his conscience about the events -- and his own decisions -- of the momentous prior 36 hours.
#undecided
9. #undecided
June 7, 2019
Trailing in the polls, Kirkman weighs forcing the FBI's hand over the bioterrorism plot. Emily struggles with her mother's final wishes.
#scaredsh*tless
8. #scaredsh*tless
June 7, 2019
Kirkman mobilizes a frantic hunt for the bioterrorist. Lorraine plays hardball and pushes the opioid epidemic into the campaign fray.
#identity/crisis
7. #identity/crisis
June 7, 2019
A stray Russian bomber jeopardizes Seattle, Mars crusades against a drug company, and an event from Aaron's childhood vexes Kirkman's campaign.
#whocares
6. #whocares
June 7, 2019
A dying Guatemalan child in a Texas hospital brings immigration to the fore. A mugging opens Kirkman's eyes to the realities of life in the capital.
#nothingpersonal
5. #nothingpersonal
June 7, 2019
Emotions run high after despicable fake news goes viral, Isabel makes waves with a controversial appeal, and Wells finds a clue pointing to conspiracy.
#makehistory
4. #makehistory
June 7, 2019
Aaron's heritage and a widespread teachers' strike become polarizing issues, and Wells discovers a sinister pattern in a flu outbreak.
#privateparts
3. #privateparts
June 7, 2019
A political attack on Kirkman puts privacy and transgender rights in the spotlight. Aaron weighs a major decision. Wells and Eli track a bioterrorist.
#slipperyslope
2. #slipperyslope
June 7, 2019
A heated debate over child marriage roils Kirkman's staff. Opioid addiction hits home for Mars. A biohacker turns Wells onto a chilling new threat.
#thesystemisbroken
1. #thesystemisbroken
June 7, 2019
Now running for office for the first time, Kirkman and his nascent campaign stumble out of the gate. Wells gets a critical reassignment.
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In this political drama series, a low-level Cabinet member suddenly finds himself the President of the United States when most of the administration is killed in a terrorist attack. What happens when someone unqualified for the job is promoted to the presidency? This fictional series explores that fantastical possibility.

Designated Survivor is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (53 episodes). The series first aired on September 21, 2016.

Where to Watch Designated Survivor

Designated Survivor is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Designated Survivor on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 21, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (80,954)