PRESIDENT KIRKMAN SEES A THERAPIST TO DEAL WITH THE LOSS OF HIS WIFE, ALEX, IN THE MIDSEASON RETURN OF ABC’S ‘DESIGNATED SURVIVOR,’ WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28 Timothy Busfield Directs and Guest Stars as Dr. Adam Louden
“Grief” – It’s been ten weeks since his wife, Alex, was killed in a car accident; and President Kirkman’s senior staff insist he seek professional help in dealing with his loss, forcing him to reluctantly see therapist Dr. Adam Louden (Timothy Busfield). Meanwhile, FBI Agent Hannah Wells and Aaron Shore travel to Cuba as part of a trade delegation, but the trip does not go according to plan. With lives in the balance, Kirkman is challenged with a decision that will test his role as commander in chief during this time of personal tragedy, on the midseason return of ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28 (10:00–11:00 p.m. EST), streaming and on demand.
“Designated Survivor” stars Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Paulo Costanzo as Lyor Boone, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter, Zoe McLellan as Kendra Daynes, Ben Lawson as Damian Rennett, Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.
Guest Starring are Timothy Busfield as Dr. Adam Louden, Tanner Buchanan as Leo Kirkman and McKenna Grace as Penny Kirkman.
“Grief” was written by Keith Eisner and directed by Timothy Busfield.
“Designated Survivor” is from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. David Guggenheim is creator and executive producer. In addition to Guggenheim, the series is executive produced by Mark Gordon, Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Kinberg, Nick Pepper, Jeff Melvoin, Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood and Keith Eisner, who serves as showrunner on the series.