Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on ABC

60 minutes

Kiefer Sutherland plays Tom Kirkman, a lower cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. Season 1 will find him struggling to prevent the country and his own family from falling into chaos, as he is thrust into one of the most difficult presidencies in history.

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