• Season 1 Episode 1
  • Pilot

  • Airdate:09.21.2016.

KIEFER SUTHERLAND RETURNS TO SERIES TELEVISION 

Kiefer Sutherland stars as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the U.S. Capitol during the State of the Union. 

series regulars:

    Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman
    Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman
    Adan Canto as Aaron Shore
    Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes
    LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter
    Kal Penn as Seth Wright
    Maggie Q as Hannah Wells

guest cast:

    Tanner Buchanan as Leo Kirkman
    McKenna Grace as Penny Kirkman
    Kevin R. McNally as Harris Cochrane
    Malik Yoba as Jason Atwood
    Arjay Smith as Nolan
    Alex Quijano as Lawrence
    Richard Bekins as President Richmond
    Elias Zarou as Ambassador Ahmed Fayad
    Peter Outerbridge as Charlie Langdon
    Rothaford Gray as Acting Defense Secretary Krista Morin as Acting FBI Director
    Catherine Tait as Acting Health & Human Resources Secretary
    Matthew Olver as Acting Transportation Secretary
    Michael Kinney as Acting Treasury Secretary
    Dan MacKay as Air Force Major
    Doug MacLeod as Acting Secretary of State Robin Cunningham as Major Scott Cameron Darlene Cooke as DC Appellate Judge
    Tyler Burton as Caleb West

written by:

David Guggenheim

directed by:

Paul McGuigan