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Designated Survivor

The First Day (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Hours after the attack on the Capitol, President Kirkman steps into his role as Commander-in-Chief in the midst of chaos and confusion.
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Director
Writers
David Guggenheim (created by) (teleplay by) | Jon Harmon Feldman (story by)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Franco De Cotiis (as Franco de Cotiis)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 20, 2016

Release date
Sep 28, 2016 (United States)
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43 cast members
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Kiefer Sutherland
Tom Kirkman Tom Kirkman   See fewer
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Natascha McElhone
Alex Kirkman Alex Kirkman   See fewer
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Adan Canto
Aaron Shore Aaron Shore   See fewer
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Italia Ricci
Emily Rhodes Emily Rhodes   See fewer
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LaMonica Garrett
Mike Ritter Mike Ritter   See fewer
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Tanner Buchanan
Leo Kirkman Leo Kirkman   See fewer
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Kal Penn
Seth Wright Seth Wright   See fewer
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Maggie Q
Hannah Wells Hannah Wells   See fewer
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Malik Yoba
Jason Atwood Jason Atwood   See fewer
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Kevin McNally
Harris Cochrane (as Kevin R. McNally) Harris Cochrane (as Kevin R. McNally)   See fewer
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Michael Gaston
Governor John Royce Governor John Royce   See fewer
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Mckenna Grace
Penny Kirkman Penny Kirkman   See fewer
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Virginia Madsen
Kimble Hookstraten Kimble Hookstraten   See fewer
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Glen McDonald
D.C. Cop D.C. Cop   See fewer
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Steven Lee Merkel
Deputy CIA Director Deputy CIA Director   See fewer
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Michael Kinney
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Jennifer Mogbock
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David Ingram
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Marcus Ho
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Federal Reserve Vice Chairman   See fewer
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Jarrod MacLean
First Responder First Responder   See fewer
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John Nelles
Massey Massey   See fewer
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Scott Schaffer
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Mike Stevens
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Ronnie Ronnie   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 2,034 votes