What is Designated Survivor About?
Designated Survivor is a captivating American political thriller television series that premiered in 2016. The show centers around the extraordinary story of Tom Kirkman, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, who unexpectedly finds himself thrust into the role of President of the United States. Following a devastating attack during the State of the Union address, Kirkman must grapple with the enormous responsibility of leading the nation in a time of chaos and uncertainty. As he strives to understand the truth behind the attack, Kirkman faces numerous obstacles and is challenged by a web of political intrigue from within and outside the White House. With each episode, Designated Survivor skillfully weaves a suspenseful narrative that blends political drama, personal dilemmas, and intricate plot twists. The stellar cast brings depth and authenticity to their characters, capturing the complexity and challenges of navigating the halls of power. Exploring themes of resilience, patriotism, and the fragility of democracy, Designated Survivor is a thought-provoking and captivating series that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.
The first episode of Designated Survivor aired on September 21, 2016 and the most recent episode to air was on June 07, 2019.