One Year In: In the season two premiere Kiefer Sutherland returns as President Tom Kirkman. Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrophic attack on the United States.
When Ukrainian nationalists hijack a Russian Air flight, the president is faced with a hostage situation in which his diplomatic skills are put to the test.
Paulo Costanzo (“The Night Of”; “Royal Pains”) joins the show as the White House Political Director Lyor Boone, Ben Lawson (“Doubt”) as MI-6 operative Damian Rennett and Zoe McLellan (“NCIS: New Orleans”) as White House Council Kendra Daynes.
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman, Paulo Costanzo as Lyor Boone, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter, Zoe McLellan as Kendra Daynes, Ben Lawson as Damian Rennett Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.
Written by Keith Eisner and directed by Chris Grismer.
Series: Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 1
Air Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC