Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Drama series will focus on an ordinary member of the US government Tom Kirkman, who is in an emergency situation. Tom is a good family man who loves his wife Alex and little daughter Penny. But his life changes dramatically under the influence of force majeure. During the state of the union, the member of the President’s Cabinet is taken to an undisclosed location. In the event of a catastrophic attack on US government, than cabinet member becomes new American President. They are known as the Designated Survivor. He is forced to take control of the country in a very difficult time. He must be stronger than any president before him.Read more »