ABC has released the official synopsis for the season 2 premiere of Designated Survivor. The title of the episode is “One Year In”.
In the season two premiere episode of ABC’s hit drama “Designated Survivor,” Kiefer Sutherland returns as President Tom Kirkman. Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrophic attack on the United States. When Ukrainian nationalists hijack a Russian Air flight, the president is faced with a hostage situation in which his diplomatic skills are put to the test.
Chris Grismer directed the episode written by Keith Eisner. Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 1 airs on September 27 at 10|9c on ABC.