‘Designated Survivor’ Received A Release Date For Season 2 on ABC
“Designated Survivor” kicked off its debut season on Sept 21 on ABC. The series premiere has gained over ten million viewers. It has received pretty favorable reviews from critics and target audience alike besides. Without a doubt, millions of fans of this show are eager to know, whether or not we’ll see a next season of “Designated Survivor” on ABC? And when, finally, will be its premiere date? On May 11, 2017, ABC picked up “Designated Survivor” for a sophomore season. We suggest you sign up for our automatic notifications if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Frankly, we have been expecting that ABC is about to renew the show for a next season, given such a brilliant reception of the current season and solid television ratings as well. Let’s take a look at some major indicators of the present season.
Currently, according to IMDB, “Designated Survivor” holds a score of 8.0/10 based on over 21,400 votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the show has a rating of 6.98/10 (85%) among critics, as well as a score of 4.1/5 with a 79% approval rating among the viewers. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the political thriller has a score of 71/100 and 6.6/10 among critics/viewers, respectively. The premiere of “Designated Survivor” has drawn 10.037 million viewers with a 2.24 demo rating among adults (18-49). According to the official data by ABC, the series debut has garnered over 20.5 million total viewers (among all platforms).
“Designated Survivor” follows the story of Tom Kirkman, a minor official, which once turns into POTUS. As a result of an unexpected terroristic attack, the President and the government died. The only official who managed to survive was Tom Kirkman (US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development). Tom doesn’t have any experience. He hadn’t even dreamt of becoming the President, furthermore. But now he will have to uncover the conspiracy, find and destroy terrorists, stop the panic, as well as reunite the country. David Guggenheim serves as the show’s creator and executive producer.
Recent News & Updates
“Designated Survivor” Season 1A came to an end on Dec 4, 2016. It has garnered 6.18 million viewers with a 1.2 demo rating among adults (18-49) in its midseason finale. Recently, ABC has published the official trailer for a Season 1B. According to the announcement, “Designated Survivor” is coming back for a Season 1B on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10|9c on ABC.
On May 11, 2017, ABC officially announced that “Designated Survivor” had been renewed for the next season. Later, followed the announcement of the exact date.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“Designated Survivor” Season 1 premiered on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 10|9c on ABC. The season debut drew over ten million viewers and had received praise by critics and audiences. Apparently, ABC was satisfied with the results of the first season of the political thriller. Therefore, ABC opted to renew “Designated Survivor” for the second season. “Designated Survivor” premieres on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 10|9c, on ABC.
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