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KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Brace For Impact” Season Finale Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce “Brace For Impact” It’s Season 1 Finale Time, and this one definitely packs a punch. We find Hannah where we last left her, in a tough spot between a bomb and FBI agents with...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • DECEPTION - ABC's "Deception" stars Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cameron/Jonathan Black. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
    ABC Unveils 2017/18 Primetime Plans

    Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, unveiled the network’s new lineup this afternoon at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall in New York City. “I’m very proud of this year’s slate of series at ABC,” said Dungey. We’ve focused on...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Bombshell" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
SONIA TULLY, KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Bombshell” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce Bombshell As we reach the end of Designated Survivor’s first season, the penultimate episode provided: one small victory that then backfired in regard to the conspiracy, Abe Lenard’s long-gestating story finally coming to fruition,...

    • Posted May 11, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Misalliance"(ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Misalliance” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce Designated Survivor “Misalliance” The troubles Hookstraten encountered last episode due to her being one of the last political ‘old guards’ in DC continue to plague her this week as Tom focuses on prepping for...

    • Posted May 4, 2017
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  • Maggie Q as Agent Hannah Wells. Photo Credit ABC
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Misalliance” Sneak Peek

    Hannah Wells (Maggie Q) is in serious trouble in this new sneak peek clip from tonight’s episode of Designated Survivor. When we last checked in on our intrepid FBI Agent, she had been drugged and kidnapped following...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Bombshell" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
SONIA TULLY, KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1.20 “Bombshell” Photos

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “BOMBSHELL”   PRESIDENT KIRKMAN’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT IS DERAILED Designated Survivor 1×20 “Bombshell” — President Kirkman’s first international summit is derailed when journalist Abe Leonard publishes an explosive article. Meanwhile, Hannah Wells uncovers the conspiracy’s...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Misalliance"(ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1×19 “Misalliance” Photos

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “MISALLIANCE”   CONGRESSWOMAN HOOKSTRATEN BRACES FOR THE FIGHT OF HER POLITICAL LIFE   Designated Survivor Episode 1×19 “Misalliance” — As the White House gears up for President Kirkman’s first international summit, Kimble Hookstraten faces her...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • Virginia Madsen as Congresswoman Kimble Hookstraten. Photo © ABC
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Lazarus” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce Designated Survivor S1E18 “Lazarus” Things are set to blow up this week as we finally find out exactly who the treacherous mole is, a story-line that’s been dragging for many episodes. Drumroll please …...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Lazarus" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KAL PENN
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Lazarus” Sneak Peek

    It looks like Tom (Kiefer Sutherland) may be about to pop the question in the first of two new sneak peek clips from tonight’s Designated Survivor. The Vice Prez question, that is. We all know Kimble Hookstraten...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    ABC Announces 2016/2017 Season Finale Dates

    Following are April and May season finale dates for scripted and unscripted series on The ABC Television Network.  All times listed are PDT/EDT.   SUNDAY, APRIL 30 “American Crime” 10:00–11:00 p.m.   WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 “black-ish“  9:30–10:00...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Lazarus" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KAL PENN
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1.18 “Lazarus” Photos

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “LAZARUS”   THE WHITE HOUSE FIGHTS TO PROTECT ONE OF THEIR OWN Episode 1×18 “Lazarus” — As President Kirkman considers candidates for Vice President, Kimble Hookstraten finds herself embroiled in scandal. Agent Wells and Jason...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "The Ninth Seat" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
MAGGIE Q
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “The Ninth Seat” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce Designated Survivor S1E17 “The Ninth Seat” The return of a promising character, the setting up of an undercover storyline, and the struggles of putting together a working Supreme Court; these are the challenges faced...

    • Posted April 21, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KAL PENN, GEOFF PIERSON
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Sneak Peek: “The Ninth Seat”

    Annoying journo Abe Leonard (Rob Morrow) returns to pester Seth (Kal Penn) in tonight’s Designated Survivor episode, “The Ninth Seat,” and this time he’s got more powerful ammo to shoot across the president’s bow. It seems Leonard...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KAL PENN, GEOFF PIERSON
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “Party Lines” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce Designated Survivor S1E16 “Party Lines” The proverbial battle lines are drawn this week as we see Senator Bowman go toe to toe against both Tom and Hookstraten as the battle to get his bill...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "Party Lines" 
(ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND, NATASCHA MCELHONE
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Sneak Peek: “Party Lines”

    Senator Jack Bowman continues to be a thorn in President Kirkman’s side in tonight’s episode of Designated Survivor. In this new sneak peek clip from “Party Lines,” the disgruntled senator, unhappy with the Kirkman’s stance on gun...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “100 Days” Recap

    By Kirsty Pearce   One Hundred Days This week’s instalment has Tom working at beginning to actually run the country instead of focusing mostly on solving the conspiracy, and the change of pace proves to be a...

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - "The Ninth Seat" (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
MAGGIE Q
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1.17 “The Ninth Seat”

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “THE NINTH SEAT”   A NEW LEAD SENDS FBI AGENT HANNAH WELLS INTO THE HEART OF THE CONSPIRACY   Episode 1.17 “The Ninth Seat” – As President Kirkman struggles to put together a new Supreme...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • DESIGNATED SURVIVOR - (ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
KAL PENN, GEOFF PIERSON
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1.16 “Party Lines” Photos

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “PARTY LINES”   PRESIDENT KIRKMAN AND HIS STAFF FACE AN UPHILL BATTLE TO PASS HIS FIRST PIECE OF LEGISLATION   Episode 1×16 “Party Lines” – President Kirkman forms an unlikely alliance in the hopes of...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • GEOFF PIERSON, KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Recap: Uneasy Alliances and A Shock Resignation in “Commander in Chief”

    By Kirsty Pearce Commander in Chief This episode sees Tom struggling with both the moral implications and consequences of holding a position where on occasion he has to decide who lives and who dies. Picking up where...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • KIEFER SUTHERLAND
    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 1.15 “One Hundred Days” Photos

    DESIGNATED SURVIVOR “ONE HUNDRED DAYS”   PRESIDENT KIRKMAN FACES A POLITICAL FIRESTORM WHEN HE ROLLS OUT HIS FIRST POLICY INITIATIVES   Episode 1×15 “One Hundred Days” — As President Kirkman releases an agenda to reset his presidency,...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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