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      Season 3 – Designated Survivor

      2019 Drama TRAILER for Designated Survivor: Season 3 Trailer List
      67% 9 Reviews Tomatometer 28% 250+ Ratings Audience Score As a lower-level cabinet member, Tom Kirkman never imagined something would happen that would catapult him to the oval office. When a devastating attack on the night of the State of the Union address claims the lives of the president and most of the Cabinet, the Housing and Urban Development secretary -- who was named the designated survivor in case of such an event -- finds himself promoted to leader of the free world. Suddenly thrust into his new position of power, Kirkman struggles to keep the country from dissolving into chaos and must adjust to his new normal, unaware of what fresh horrors may await the United States. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Apr 19 Buy Now

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #thesystemisbroken Now that he's running for office for the first time, Kirkman and his nascent campaign stumble out of the gate; Wells gets a critical reassignment. Details Episode 2 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #slipperyslope A heated debate over child marriage angers Kirkman's staff; opioid addiction hits home for Mars; a biohacker turns Wells onto a chilling new threat. Details Episode 3 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #privateparts A political attack on Kirkman puts privacy and transgender rights in the spotlight; Aaron weighs a big decision; Wells and Eli track a bioterrorist. Details Episode 4 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #makehistory Aaron's heritage and a widespread teachers' strike become polarizing issues; Wells discovers a sinister pattern in a flu outbreak. Details Episode 5 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #nothingpersonal Emotions run high after despicable fake news goes viral; Isabel makes waves with a controversial appeal; Wells finds a clue pointing to conspiracy. Details Episode 6 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #whocares A dying Guatemalan child in a Texas hospital brings immigration to the forefront; a mugging opens Kirkman's eyes to the realities of life in the capital. Details Episode 7 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #identity/crisis A stray Russian bomber jeopardizes Seattle; Mars crusades against a drug company; an event from Aaron's childhood vexes Kirkman's campaign. Details Episode 8 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #scareds...less Kirkman mobilizes a panicky hunt for the bioterrorist; Lorraine plays hardball and pushes the opioid epidemic into the campaign fray. Details Episode 9 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #undecided Kirkman, trailing in the polls, weighs forcing the FBI's hand over the bioterrorism plot; Emily struggles with her mother's final wishes. Details Episode 10 Aired Jun 7, 2019 #truthorconsequences On election day, Kirkman turns to his therapist to assuage his conscience about the events -- and his own decisions -- of the momentous previous 36 hours. Details Next
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      Previous Debi Enker The Age (Australia) Packed with meaty plot developments and boosted by a larger and more diverse cast, it tackles topics ripped from the headlines. Jul 8, 2019 Full Review Ed Power Daily Telegraph (UK) As political drama Designated Survivor season three has the smoke-streaming-from-its-ears quality of a Donald Trump stump-speech. As bursting-at-the-seams pot-boiler it is magnificent. 4/5 Jun 10, 2019 Full Review Allison Shoemaker AV Club This is not a positive review, but the third season is a marked improvement over the two that preceded it; this is still not a show that can manage to be three shows at once, but at least now some of those shows are marginally interesting. C- Jun 10, 2019 Full Review Jamie Andrew Den of Geek Season three is a success. Aug 20, 2019 Full Review Sameen Amer The News International (Pakistan) [T]his set of episodes is ultimately so inessential that it doesn't explain why the series was revived anyway. 2.5/5 Jul 29, 2019 Full Review Dustin Rowles Pajiba Again, at this point, Designated Survivor is a full-blown poor man's West Wing, but there are worse things to be, especially in a campaign year for the show (I love Presidential campaigns). Jun 28, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous robby m Much different in tone from the first two seasons but as a political junkie this hit some proper notes Jarring to see several key characters depart without any mention Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 11/07/23 Full Review Charles F Season 1 and 2 were excellent Only watched 1 episode of season 3 the show degenerated into In to a load of filth Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 09/04/23 Full Review Eli L Good premise and acting, but the show gets progressively more woke and dumb Rated 1 out of 5 stars 07/11/23 Full Review Joel H This season is hilarious. The first two seasons were a bit doom and gloom for my liking, but this season they've turned into more of a comedy and it's a pretty great change to be honest. Lots of laughs! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/22/23 Full Review Narendra J The show had an amazing start. The capitol destroyed and the administration fallen, an inexperienced secretary takes the reins of the government. Tom Kirkman was always portrayed as reasonable, ethical, and principled. Also someone who understands the importance of family and does right by them. However, things drastically changed in season 3. Not only did the show start promoting the leftist agenda, but the portrayal of President Kirkman also changed. He lost all his ethics and principles that made him a likeable President in the first place and now he and his senior staff was purely motivated to win the election by hook or by crook. The show also lost all the interesting plots it had in the first two seasons, such as those of International politics. Also the language became more and more vulgar. So I would suggest watch the first two seasons and continue onto to the third one only if you want to find yourself disappointed. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 06/22/23 Full Review Alberto S The two first Seasons were really interesting, giving a politically balanced perception to the audience, specially when president Kirkman was positioning himself as an independent politician. 3rd season is all about the liberal left agenda. Balance is gone. And I was happy because I thought that balance is what the americans need to make this country better. I quit washibg after the 4th episode. Sad! Rated 2 out of 5 stars 05/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      David Guggenheim, Mark Gordon, Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Kinberg, Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood, Peter Noah, Neal Baer
      Network
      ABC
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Jun 7, 2019
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