‘Designated Survivor’ Episode Guide (April 12): The Kirkman Administration Tries to Pass Their First Bill

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‘Designated Survivor’ Episode Guide (April 12): The Kirkman Administration Tries to Pass Their First Bill

“Party Lines” (04/12/17) – 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, on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Virginia Madsen as Congresswoman Kimble Hookstraten, Mark Deklin as Senator Jack Bowman and Geoff Pierson as former President Cornelius Moss.

“Party Lines” was written by Jenna Richman. Mike Listo is the director.

“Designated Survivor” stars Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter, with Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.

Also guest starring are Virginia Madsen as Congresswoman Kimble Hookstraten.

“One Hundred Days” was written by Dana Ledoux. Ken Fink is the director.

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland (“24”) returns to primetime in a conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. He will struggle 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.

“Designated Survivor” stars Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman, Maggie Q as Hannah Watts, Kal Penn as Seth Wheeler, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as James Ritter, and Tanner Buchanan as Leo Kirkman.

“Designated Survvor” is from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. David Guggenheim is creator and executive producer. In addition to Guggenheim, the series is executive produced by Simon Kinberg, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Gordon, Nick Pepper, Suzan Bymel, and Aditya Sood. Paul McGuigan directed the pilot episode.

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