By Patrick Munn | April 9, 2018 - 2:46 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has agreed a deal with Entertainment One (eOne) to secure UK rights to Canadian procedural The Detail and second window rights to ABC's Designated Survivor. This marks the second UK deal for Designated Survivor. Netflix UK previously secured, and retains, first run UK rights to the Kiefer Sutherland fronted thriller as part of a global deal between eOne and the streaming service.
By Patrick Munn | February 21, 2018 - 3:45 pm | No Comments
ABC’s drama series Designated Survivor will return to Netflix UK to finish airing its second season from Thursday March 1st, it has been announced. New episodes will then continue to be made available to stream every Thursday, less than 24 hours after they initially air on ABC in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2017 - 7:30 pm | No Comments
The second season of ABC's drama series Designated Survivor will receive its UK premiere on Netflix UK on Thursday September 28th, it has been announced. New episodes will then continue to be made available to stream every Thursday, less than 24 hours after they initially air on ABC in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | February 14, 2017 - 10:44 pm | No Comments
ABC political drama series Designated Survivor will return to Netflix UK to finish airing its first season from Friday March 10th, it has been announced. New episodes will continue to be made available every Friday, mere days after they initially air on ABC in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2016 - 9:54 am | No Comments
ABC is staging a 24 reunion. Mykelti Williamson, who starred in the eighth season of the Fox counter-terrorism drama as the Director of CTU New York, has been tapped for a recurring role in Kiefer Sutherland's new ABC series Designated Survivor He will play Admiral Chernow, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who quickly becomes one of President Kirkman’s (Sutherland) most trusted advisers.
By Patrick Munn | July 5, 2016 - 7:52 pm | 1 Comment
TVWise has identified two new series that are close to being snapped up by UK brodcasters: Star Trek, which was long expected to be subject to a heated bidding war; and ABC's Kiefer Sutherland fronted presidential succession thriller Designated Survivor. Additionally, TVWise has confirmed that Showtime drama Masters Of Sex will not be returning to Channel 4.
By Patrick Munn | December 15, 2015 - 10:28 am | 1 Comment
Kiefer Sutherland is returning to television. The veteran actor, best known for his role as CTU agent Jack Bauer on Fox's 24, has signed on to star in political thriller Designated Survivor, which has landed at ABC with a straight-to-series order, TVWise has learned.