In Backfire, an investigative journalist shocks the White House when he reveals classified information during a press briefing and leaves Seth struggling to contain the damage from the leaked story. Meanwhile, Hannah unearths a key connection between MacLeish and the conspiracy.
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter with Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.
Written by Sang Kyu Kim & Pierluigi D. Cothran. Tara Nicole Weyr is the director.
Series: Designated Survivor Season 1 Episode 13
Airdate: Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 10.00pm on ABC