Netflix Resurrects ‘Designated Survivor’

Keifer Sutherland’s presidency isn’t over just yet. Netflix decided to re-elect his drama Designated Survivor for another term. ABC previously canceled the series after two runs on broadcast television.

“The continuation of the show via Netflix is a win-win for all involved. The story of President Kirkman and those around him has not been fully told and we look forward to working with our new partner in continuing the show for a global audience.” – EP Mark Gordon

Keifer also chimed in about the show’s resurrection. Read it below.

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to play President Kirkman for Season 3 of Designated Survivor on Netflix… I believe this format will allow us to continue to delve deeply into storylines and issues concerning the American electorate that were not previously possible.” – Sutherland said in a statement.

Designated Survivor’s 10-episode Season 3 is expected to air on the streaming service sometime in 2019. Excited that the series is returning? Sound off below.

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