We have seen only a few political drama television series to date that have been really good. Designated Survivor is one of them. With two of its seasons on ABC and the last one being on Netflix, fans are desperately waiting for the next season. They want to know what the creators have in hold for Kiefer Sutherland.
The plot of Designated Survivor Season 4
This American political thriller follows the life of Thomas Kirkman (played by Kiefer Sutherland). In an interesting turn of events, he becomes the President of the United States of America. This becomes possible when everyone who is ahead of him is the presidential line of succession and is killed. He is termed as the Designated Survivor. He becomes the President. His earlier post being that of US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
The show depicts how Thomas has to deal with the responsibilities of the state. He also tries to discover the truth behind the attack that lead to him becoming the President. The show id developed by David Guggenheim. The first season aired in 2016 on ABC Network. The audience and critics received it well. So, the second season was announced in days.
As the show progressed, the ratings declined. Netflix took over the rights to this program and aired its third season in June 2019. There were 10 episodes in Season 3 of Designated Survivor.
Release Date, Cast, and all other details of Designated Survivor
In 2018, Netflix took over the show for its third season. the third season premiered on June 7, 2019. However, the show dropped in its ratings. What had managed to capture the interest of the audience was no longer there. The show felt slow and boring. It received bad reviews and ratings.
The show features an amazing cast of Kiefer Sutherland, Natasha McElhone, Adan Canto, and Italia Ricci.
Netflix made a statement about the fourth season of Designated Survivor. On July 24, 2019, Netflix announced the series would not be renewed in the fourth season, stating that the third season made for a satisfying final season.
There is some good news though. All three seasons of Designated Survivor will continue to stream on its platform.