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3 Seasons, 311 Episodes

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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.
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  • Season 3
    • 06/07/19
      On election day, Kirkman turns to his therapist to relieve his conscience about the events and own decisions he made 36 hours ago....
    • #undecided
      Episode 9
      Behind in the polls, Kirkman weighs forcing the FBI's hand over the bioterrorism plot. Emily struggles with her mother's last wishes....
    • 06/07/19
      Kirkman enacts a frantic hunt for the bioterrorist. Lorraine plays hardball and pushes the opioid epidemic into the campaign....
    • 06/07/19
      A stray Russian bomber threatens Seattle, Mars crusades against a drug company. An event from Aaron's childhood brings trouble to Kirkman's ...
    • #whocares
      Episode 6
      A dying Guatemalan child in a Texas hospital brings immigration up front. A mugging opens Kirkman's eyes to the reality of life in the capit...
    • 06/07/19
      Emotions run high after a despicable fake news story goes viral. Isabel makes waves with a controversial appeal. Wells finds a clue pointing...
    • #makehistory
      Episode 4
      Aaron's heritage and a widespread teachers' strike become big issues. Wells discovers a sinister pattern in a flu outbreak....
    • 06/07/19
      A political attack on Kirkman puts privacy and transgender rights in the spotlight. Aaron weighs a major decision. Wells and Eli track a bio...
    • 06/07/19
      A heated debate over child marriage causes tension between Kirkman's staff. Opioid addiction hits home for Mars. A biohacker turns Wells ont...
    • 06/07/19
      Running for office for the first time, Kirkman and his new campaign stumble out of the gate. Wells gets a critical reassignment....
  • Season 2
    • Run
      Episode 22
      As President Kirkman continues to deal with the turmoil surrounding the hacker and Congressional investigation, a natural disaster threatens...
    • Target
      Episode 21
      White House Council Kendra Daynes finds herself in a dangerous situation that puts another White House staffer's life at risk, while Hannah ...
    • Bad Reception
      Episode 20
      President Kirkman negotiates with a foreign government to release an American held overseas, while attorney Ethan West continues his investi...
    • Capacity
      Episode 19
      Attorney Ethan West calls on President Kirkman's closest advisors and staff as he begins his investigation....
    • 04/18/18
      As more content from President Kirkman's confidential therapy sessions continues to leak out, Vice President Darby meets secretly with the e...
    • Overkill
      Episode 17
      Following the deadly bomb explosion inside a D.C. metro station, President Kirkman declares war on Kunami. When the emir of that country sen...
    • Fallout
      Episode 16
      President Kirkman and his staff have credible intelligence that a dirty bomb is on U.S. soil, thrusting the president into a high-stakes eff...
    • Summit
      Episode 15
      As tensions between East and West Hanchu escalate, President Kirkman travels to Camp David to broker a peace treaty with the leaders of thos...
    • In the Dark
      Episode 14
      When a blackout threatens to shut down the government and causes chaos in the streets of Washington, D.C., President Kirkman joins forces wi...
    • Original Sin
      Episode 13
      When a video of the president visiting prison leaks to the media, his team works to minimize the fallout. A surprise White House demonstrati...
    • 03/07/18
      When a missile intended to bring water to stranded astronauts in space is hacked, President Kirkman must work with Russia and enlists the he...
    • Grief
      Episode 11
      It's been ten weeks since his wife, Alex, was killed in a car accident; and President Kirkman's senior staff insist he seek professional hel...
    • Line of Fire
      Episode 10
      It's Christmas Day and President Kirkman is alerted to a group of religious extremists who refuse to evacuate when a forest fire threatens t...
    • 12/06/17
      After sorting through thousands of letters all requesting something of president, the White House staff are assigned three, with Emily, Seth...
    • Home
      Episode 8
      While on a secret mission to Afghanistan, President Kirkman meets with two infamous warlords and must determine whom he can trust to hand ov...
    • Family Ties
      Episode 7
      When a Turkish activist ignites protests in the U.S., Turkey's president demands his extradition while the first family unknowingly finds th...
    • Two Ships
      Episode 6
      When a U.S. Navy ship containing secret surveillance becomes stranded in enemy waters, President Kirkman must negotiate the crew and ship's ...
    • Suckers
      Episode 5
      Kirkman tries to win back the people's trust after a senator misrepresents a private conversation. MI-6 agent Damian Rennett joins FBI agent...
    • Equilibrium
      Episode 4
      Tensions rise between America and Mexico when a Mexican citizen is shot during a border dispute. Kirkman and his staff must work quickly to ...
    • Outbreak
      Episode 3
      President Kirkman is faced with a viral pandemic. Agent Wells and MI6 Agent Damian Rennett discover evidence that could change the lives of...
    • 10/04/17
      Agent Wells finally closes in on Patrick Lloyd, but when the president decides to take action during the White House Correspondents Dinner, ...
    • One Year In
      Episode 1
      Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrop...
  • Season 1
  • Special
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