Air Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#117) "The Ninth Seat"
A NEW LEAD SENDS FBI AGENT HANNAH WELLS INTO THE HEART OF THE CONSPIRACY, ON ABC'S 'DESIGNATED SURVIVOR'
"The Ninth Seat" - As President Kirkman struggles to put together a new Supreme Court, FBI Agent Hannah Wells goes undercover and discovers much more than she ever could have imagined. Meanwhile, Seth Wright has to contend with journalist Abe Leonard, who returns from the Middle East with an explosive story, on ABC's "Designated Survivor," SUNDAY, APRIL 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT).
"Designated Survivor" stars 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, with Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.
Guest starring are Virginia Madsen as Congresswoman Kimble Hookstraten, Mark Deklin as Senator Jack Bowman and Rob Morrow as Abe Leonard.
"The Ninth Seat" was written by Paul Redford. Fred Toye is the director.
"Designated Survivor" is from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. David Guggenheim is the creator and executive producer. Executive Producers are Simon Kinberg, Mark Gordon, Jeff Melvoin, Nick Pepper, Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood and Kiefer Sutherland.
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