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ABC – Renewals 5 Shows Confirmed As Returning

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ABC have announced a wave of renewals as the fall season heads into May sweeps, is your show confirmed as safe yet? Let us know in the comments. These are the shows that are coming back. Designated Survivor follows Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a […]

ABC Renews Freshman Shows DESIGNATED SURVIVOR & SPEECHLESS

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ABC are enjoying a strong Fall premiere and have given VERY early renewals to two of its strong performers Designated Survivor and Speechless. “Designated Survivor and Speechless are two of the most critically acclaimed new shows of the fall season,” said ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey. “We’re very proud of the creative excellence in front […]

DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Adds Mykelti Williamson

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Designated Survivor is staging a mini 24 reunion with the casting of Mykelti Williamson. Designated Survivor follows Tom Kirkman, a mild-mannered Secretary of Housing and Urban Development who at the end of a very bad day winds up as President of the United States, following a terror attack on the Capitol. The details of Williamson’s character has […]

Virginia Madsen Joins ‘Designated Survivor’

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Virginia Madsen joins the cast of Designated Survivor!  Virginia Madsen has been tapped for a major recurring role on Designated Survivor, ABC’s upcoming drama series starring Kiefer Sutherland from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. Created by David Guggenheim, Designated Survivor centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland), a lower-level cabinet member who, as a “designated survivor”, unexpectedly […]

ABC Upfronts Teaser Trailers

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We have 8 trailers for new shows from the ABC Upfronts. ABC is hoping that these shows might soothe the annoyance at the cancellation of shows with massive fan communities like Nashville, Castle and Agent Carter. The new shows are Notorious, Conviction, Time After Time, Still Star-Crossed, Designated Survivor, Speechless, Downward Dog and Imaginary Mary. Let’s […]

DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Casts Kiefer Sutherland

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Political thriller Designated Survivor has brought in the big guns casting Kiefer Sutherland to play the President of the United States. The show got a straight to series order and will be on ABC. Designated Survivor centers on a lower level United States Cabinet member (Sutherland) who is suddenly handed the presidency after a catastrophic attack during the State […]