Is Tom Kirkman the man to lead the U.S. through this unspeakable nightmare? Has the Designated Survivor TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Designated Survivor season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
A political thriller, airing on the ABC television network, Designated Survivor follows HUD Secretary Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill, during the State of the Union Address, wipes out the presidential line of succession, this lower-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States. Kirkman struggles to keep the country and his own family from falling apart — while navigating the highly-volatile political arena. In addition, he must lead the search to find who is responsible for a horrific attack. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q.
Season One Ratings
Currently, the first season of Designated Survivor is averaging a 1.40 in the demo and 6.36 million total viewers. Find out how Designated Survivor stacks up against other ABC TV shows.