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'Designated Survivor' Recap: The President Races to Find Agent Wells

President Kirkman's first international summit is derailed when journalist Abe Leonard publishes an explosive article.
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'Designated Survivor' Recap: Kimble Tries to Clear Her Name as the President Fights Congress

As the White House gears up for President Kirkman's first international summit, Kimble Hookstraten faces her toughest political battle yet when her speakership is challenged.
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'Designated Survivor' Taps Fourth Showrunner -- Will This Be the End of the Series' Shaky Storylines?

Designated Survivor has tapped a fourth showrunner for season 2 after a series of internal restructuring that sent the popular ABC show off the rails its first season.
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'Designated Survivor' Recap: The White House Leak is Revealed

On the latest episode of Designated Survivor titled "Lazarus," President Kirkman considers serious candidates for Vice President.
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ABC Sets Spring 2017 Finale Dates for 'Once Upon a Time,' 'Scandal' and More

There are only a handful of weeks left until your favorite network TV shows are over for the 2016-2017 season.
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'Designated Survivor' Recap: Who Will Fill the Ninth Seat of the New Supreme Court?

Designated Survivor heads into unchartered territory with the latest episode titled "The Ninth Seat.
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'Designated Survivor' Recap: Party Lines are Divided as the President Looks to Pass His First Bill

In the latest episode of Designated Survivor titled "Party Lines," President Kirkman forms an unlikely alliance in the hopes of passing his first bill while Agent Ritter is briefed by FBI Agent Hannah Wells about a new alarming threat to the nation.
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Why 'Designated Survivor' Is Struggling to Find its Footing

While fans hang on to every twisted moment of ABC's political thriller Designated Survivor, behind-the-scenes the show is struggling to find its creative footing as the series searches for their fourth showrunner in a year.
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