There are very few quality series on politics right now. People generally find political thrillers boring. But that is changed by the success of two shows House of Cards and Designated Survivor. They are among the top trending shows on Netflix.
The success of the shows proved that you need a good story and quality acting for a show to succeed.
Designated Survivor was first aired on ABC on 21st September 2020. The has already completed 3 seasons and is eyeing for the fourth one.
ABC canceled the show after two seasons. But Netflix acquired the rights aired the third season on 7th June 2019.
Designated Survivor Plot
The story begins on the night of the State of Union meeting. So all important members including VP, Secretary of state are present at the White House.
Suddenly an explosion engulfs the White House killing everyone in it. The protagonist of the show is Thomas Kirkman. Kirkman holds the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He managed to escape the blast as he was not in the White House at that time.
As the blast killed the president and other members to succeed him, Kirkman was found next in succession. He became the acting President from that moment and took his oath.
Unanswered Questions After Season 3
The 3rd season of Designated Survivor came out in June 2019 but it left the fans with a lot of unanswered questions.
Fans were especially shocked when Kirkman decided to contest in the elections. Tom Kirkman was a simple family man at the beginning of the show. But after becoming the US President did he develop greed for power.
Another question which the fans are asking is about Aaron and Isabel’s unborn baby. Isabel Prado works as the director of Social Innovation at the White House. She is very dedicated to her career.
Moreover, she had helped Kirkman and his chief of staff through difficult times thereby proving her worth. So she was promoted to deputy chief of staff.
Aaron her boyfriend does not approve of her job. Isabel also finds Aaron cheating on her with another woman (Emily). So she decides to leave him, but she soon finds out she is pregnant.
So fans want to know whether Isabel would reveal this information to Aaron or not. Read on the topic here- Will Isabel tell Aaron she’s pregnant?
Updates On Season 4
Currently, Netflix has stopped the production of Designated Survivor. But no news of cancelation has been heard yet. Check out the article-When will season four of Designated Survivor release
There is no concrete news about the release date of Season 4. There might be additional delays due to the COVID-19 outbreak. So we must remain hopeful and watch the previous seasons.