Designated Survivor summary: Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the US Capitol during the State of the Union. In this dramatic thriller, Kirkman will struggle to keep the country and his own family from falling apart, while navigating the highly-volatile political arena and while leading the search to find who is responsible for the attack.
Notorious centers on the symbiotic relationship between charismatic defense attorney Jake Gregorian and powerhouse TV producer Julia George, as they attempt to control the media, the justice system and ultimately each other. When Jake’s clients find themselves in the nation’s spotlight, he uses the media to sway public opinion. Meanwhile, Julia, the executive producer of “Louise Herrick Live” (LHL), the number one TV news program in the country, capitalizes on Jake’s clients’ notoriety. Together, they make great TV and determine the nation’s headlines.
Designated Survivor will premiere Wednesday, September 21st @ 10PM; Notorious premieres Thursday, September 22nd @ 9PM on ABC.