Netflix In Early Talks to Revive 'Designated Survivor' After ABC's Cancellation

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Does the line of succession for Designated Survivor lead to Netflix?

Throughout the history of 24, it appeared that nothing could stop or kill Kiefer Sutherland's beloved character, Jack Bauer.

Well, it appears that might not be the case because Netflix are seriously considering the idea of making a third season.

As Netflix relies entirely on "delayed viewing", this could represent a strong incentive, but according to Deadline the deal could be complicated by the fact that Hulu now holds the streaming rights to the first two seasons in the US.

"Creatively, the show had a lot of behind-the-scenes churn in terms of the number of showrunners", Dungey said. Now, we are hearing reports that the show could be picked up by Netflix.

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After Brooklyn Nine-Nine was saved this week, could TV fans get a double dose of good news? "We were less confident about the creative path forward than the other shows we brought back".

Designated Survivor was given a straight-to-series order by ABC and premiered in 2016 to strong ratings.

Designated Survivor went through four showrunners for its two seasons on the air, and had a deal a place with a fifth to run the show in Season 3.

Sutherland stars in the series alongside Natasha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, Maggie Q and Paulo Costanzo.

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