Designated Survivor is a thriller, intense political drama series which revolves around the character Thomas Kirkman played by Kiefer Sutherland who moves top from his secretary post to the president as all the people above him die in a lethal incident eventually. This series was created by David Guggenheim.
History of its releases and cancellations :
The season one of this thriller political series has debuted on September 21 of 2016 in ABC. More than 10 million people have seen it. Then seeing the success ABC has renewed t
the season two on May 11, 2017, which resulted in its release in ABC on September 27 of 2017.
But to everyone’s ABC has cancelled the show. Then to bring in light in the eyes of every fan, Netflix has renewed the third season of this political drama. Then the third season was released on June 7 of 2019.
But it did not take much time for the fans to break into as even Netflix has cancelled the show now. After third season fans were eagerly waiting to see the fourth season and then all of a sudden Netflix has cancelled the show.
The possible reason for Netflix to cancel any show would be its viewership count. But when it comes to designated survivor there should have been no problems with that as huge sections of people love it. But most probably the insensitive issues showcased in the series could be the reason for cancelling the show.
Any chance for renewal and cast details if renewed :
There is a very slight chance of renewal of this series, but considering Lucifer which was also in the same situation got renewed by Netflix for its huge fan base, even the same can happen for designated survivor too. So this enlightens some hope in the eyes of fans out there.
So if it returns some unanswered questions like js there a return for Emily planned. Will Isabella reveal to Aaron about her pregnancy all these will be answered. If the series is renewed then the cast of the season four will include Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman.
Anthony Edwards as Mars Harper, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, Benjamin Charles Watson as Dontae. Mckenna Grace as Penny Kirkman, Jamie Clayton as Sasha, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Elena Tovar as Isabel Pardo. So the fans just can keep their finger crossed and except for good news coming from Netflix in the near future.