ABC cancelled Designated Survivor earlier this year after the end of Season 2…
— Designated Survivor (@ABCDesignated) May 17, 2018
Netflix has now revived the series to USA subscribers…and announced it will debut Season 3 on Netflix worldwide in 2019!
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Designated Survivor is an American political drama television series created by David Guggenheim that aired on ABC. Kiefer Sutherland stars as Thomas Kirkman, an American politician named the designated survivor for the State of the Union, who suddenly ascends to the position of President after an explosion kills everyone in the line of succession. Kirkman deals with his inexperience as President while looking to uncover the truth behind the attack.
The project skipped the pilot stage and was ordered straight to series on December 14, 2015, followed by a formal announcement on May 6, 2016. The first episode premiered on September 21, 2016, with a full season order coming eight days later. The series was renewed for a second season on May 11, 2017, which premiered on September 27, 2017. On May 11, 2018, ABC canceled the series. However, on September 5, 2018, Netflix picked up the series for a third season of 10 episodes, to be released in 2019.