Subtitles Designated Survivor S01E01 – Pilot

Season 01, Episode 01 – “Pilot”

Lower-level cabinet member Tom Kirkman becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the U.S. Capitol. Kirkman must keep the country and his family safe while leading the search for the those responsible for the attack.

A low-level Cabinet member is appointed President after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

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.