Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member, is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Drama series will focus on an ordinary member of the US government Tom Kirkman, who is in an emergency situation. Tom is a good family man who loves his wife Alex and little daughter Penny. But his life changes dramatically under the influence of force majeure. During the state of the union, the member of the President’s Cabinet is taken to an undisclosed location. In the event of a catastrophic attack on US government, than cabinet member becomes new American President. They are known as the Designated Survivor. He is forced to take control of the country in a very difficult time. He must be stronger than any president before him.
TV show Designated Survivor season 2 is a continuation of the political thriller on ABC channel with Kiefer Sutherland starring.
Designated Survivor is a post in the US government. The person in this position usually takes a shallow post. But, when the highest persons of the country get together, such a person is reliably hidden. If these higher persons perish simultaneously, he takes the leadership of the country for the first time.
Tom Kirkman was designated for such position of survival. And so there were circumstances that now he is the president of the country, absolutely not understanding how to behave himself and what to do. This situation has confused not only him, but his wife, children, officials and the whole people.
There will be added at least three main characters in the new episodes to show the complexity of management of the White House. Moreover, an event that will hit the audience will happen in the middle of the season 2 Designated Survivor.