All posts tagged 'Designated Survivor'

Acquisitions Buzz: ‘Star Trek’ & ‘Designated Survivor’ Near UK Deals, Channel 4 Drops ‘Masters Of Sex’

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.

ABC Orders Political Thriller ‘Designated Survivor’ Starring Kiefer Sutherland

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.