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Designated Survivor

Season 2 2017 - 2018

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  • 2017-09-27T07:00:00Z on ABC (US)
  • 42 mins
  • 15 hours, 15 mins (22 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, War
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22 episodes

2x01 One Year In

  • Season Premiere

    2017-09-27T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrophic attack on the United States. When Ukrainian nationalists hijack a Russian Air flight, the president is faced with a hostage situation in which his diplomatic skills are put to the test.

2x02 Sting of the Tail

  • 2017-10-04T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

FBI Agent Hannah Wells finally closes in on Patrick Lloyd, but when the president decides to take action during the White House Correspondents Dinner, members of the Homeland Security Council threaten to derail their plans.

2x03 Outbreak

  • 2017-10-11T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

President Kirkman is faced with a viral pandemic that threatens to kill countless Americans; Hannah and Damian discover evidence that could change the lives of members of the first family forever.

2x04 Equilibrium

  • 2017-10-18T07:00:00Z — 40 mins

Tensions rise between America and Mexico when a Mexican citizen is shot during a border dispute regarding Mexican trade imports. Kirkman and his staff must work quickly to resolve the situation and create a new trade deal.

2x05 Suckers

  • 2017-10-25T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

Kirkman tries to win back the people's trust after a senator appears on the national news and misrepresents a private conversation he had with the president; MI-6 agent Damian Rennett joins FBI agent Hannah Wells to solve an international murder.

2x06 Two Ships

  • 2017-11-01T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

When a U.S. Navy ship containing secret surveillance becomes stranded in enemy waters, President Kirkman must negotiate the crew and ship’s release. If captured, the technology on board would create a massive threat to national security. Meanwhile. Chief of Staff Emily Rhodes reconnects with someone from her childhood.

2x07 Family Ties

  • 2017-11-15T08:00:00Z — 41 mins

When a Turkish activist ignites protests in the U.S., Turkey’s president demands his extradition while the first family unknowingly finds themselves in the center of a battle that could threaten Leo’s future.

2x08 Home

  • 2017-11-29T08:00:00Z — 42 mins

While on a secret mission to Afghanistan, President Kirkman meets with two infamous warlords and must determine whom he can trust to hand over territories to the U.S., while Seth has a run-in with Washington, D.C., police that puts his job, reputation and future in the White House on the line.

2x09 Three-Letter Day

  • 2017-12-06T08:00:00Z — 41 mins

After sorting through thousands of letters all requesting something of president, the White House staff are assigned three, with Emily, Seth, Aaron, Llyor and Kendra joining forces to get answers and possibly save a life. Meanwhile, Hannah and Damian continue to chase down leads to exonerate the first lady, but in the end, Hannah learns the truth may be closer than she thinks/

2x10 Line of Fire

  • 2017-12-13T08:00:00Z — 42 mins

It’s Christmas Day and President Kirkman is alerted to a group of religious extremists who refuse to evacuate when a forest fire threatens to engulf their cabin. Deploying Emily and Aaron to help diffuse the situation, Kirkman must act quickly to save multiple lives at stake. Meanwhile, the First Lady finally gives her testimony to the FBI director, while what happens next changes the lives of the Kirkman family forever. The Season 2 midseason finale.

2x11 Grief

  • 2018-02-28T08:00:00Z — 43 mins

It’s been ten weeks since his wife, Alex, was killed in a car accident; and President Kirkman’s senior staff insist he seek professional help in dealing with his loss, forcing him to reluctantly see therapist Dr. Adam Louden. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Hannah Wells and Aaron Shore travel to Cuba as part of a trade delegation, but the trip does not go according to plan. With lives in the balance, Kirkman is challenged with a decision that will test his role as commander in chief during this time of personal tragedy.

2x12 The Final Frontier

  • 2018-03-07T08:00:00Z — 42 mins

When a missile intended to bring water to stranded astronauts in space is hacked, President Kirkman must work with Russia and enlists the help of Dr. Andrea Frost to help save lives and find out who is behind the hack. Meanwhile, Hannah finds herself working with Damian again.

2x13 Original Sin

  • 2018-03-14T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

When a video of the president visiting prison leaks to the media, his team works to minimize the fallout; while a surprise White House demonstration has deeper ties to the president than anyone first realizes.

2x14 In the Dark

  • 2018-03-21T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

When a blackout threatens to shut down the government and causes chaos in the streets of Washington, D.C., President Kirkman joins forces with Mayor Ellenor Darby, but the partnership doesn’t end there.

2x15 Summit

  • 2018-03-28T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

As tensions between East and West Hanchu escalate, President Kirkman travels to Camp David to broker a peace treaty with the leaders of those countries; while back in Washington, D.C., Seth and Emily take a hard look at their relationship and decide how, and if, they will move forward as a couple.

2x16 Fallout

  • 2018-04-04T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

President Kirkman and his staff have credible intelligence that a dirty bomb is on U.S. soil, thrusting the president into a high-stakes effort to find the bomb and stop it from detonating. At the White House, Emily approaches Chuck to help her with something that has damaging and illegal consequences.

2x17 Overkill

  • 2018-04-11T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

Following the deadly bomb explosion inside a D.C. metro station, President Kirkman declares war on Kunami. When the emir of that country sends his ambassador to negotiate, FBI Agent Hannah Wells learns the emir is hiding something that could have deadly consequences.

2x18 Kirkman Agonistes

  • 2018-04-18T07:00:00Z — 41 mins

As more content from President Kirkman’s confidential therapy sessions continues to leak out, Vice President Darby meets secretly with the entire Cabinet, resulting in attorney Ethan West looking into the president’s past – while playing a large role in his future as commander in chief

2x19 Capacity

  • 2018-04-25T07:00:00Z — 43 mins

Attorney Ethan West calls on President Kirkman's closest advisors and staff as he begins his investigation.

2x20 Bad Reception

  • 2018-05-02T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

President Kirkman negotiates with a foreign government to release an American held overseas, while attorney Ethan West continues his investigation.

2x21 Target

  • 2018-05-09T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

White House Council Kendra Daynes finds herself in a dangerous situation that puts another White House staffer's life at risk, while Hannah Wells takes an unexpected trip for answers.

2x22 Run

  • 2018-05-16T07:00:00Z — 42 mins

As President Kirkman continues to deal with the turmoil surrounding the hacker and Congressional investigation, a natural disaster threatens the lives of two White House staffers. Meanwhile, Kirkman’s closest allies are surprised when the president makes an announcement no one saw coming.

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