Review (+ Poll): TV Line.com – Designated Survivor: Does President Kiefer Sutherland Get Your Vote?
Review: Variety – TV Ratings: ‘Designated Survivor’ Debuts Solid, ‘Empire’ Down
ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” one of three new broadcast series to debut Wednesday night, gave a solid performance in its first outing. The Kiefer Sutherland drama pulled in a 2.3 ratings among adults 18-49 and 10 million total viewers, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. That’s just shy of double what the season premiere of “Nashville” did in the demo occupying the same timeslot last year in both measures.
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Kiefer Sutherland stars as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the US Capitol during the State of the Union, on the highly anticipated ABC series “Designated Survivor.” In this dramatic thriller, Kirkman will struggle to keep the country and his own family from falling apart, while navigating the highly-volatile political arena and while leading the search to find who is responsible for the attack.
— Designated Survivor (@ABCDesignated) September 2, 2016
Hello from the Oval Office…https://t.co/WDKLe5StxY
— Kiefer Sutherland (@RealKiefer) August 24, 2016
August 05, 2016 Designated Survivor Press Conference
August 04, 2016 TCA Press Tour – Photos