‘Designated Survivor’: ABC President On “Hard” Cancellation Decision, “Creative Path Forward” Concerns

One of ABC’s highest-profile cancellations this season was drama Designated Survivor starring Kiefer Sutherland, which was not picked up for a third season, with tomorrow’s Season 2 finale serving as the series finale — at least on th…

One of ABC’s highest-profile cancellations this season was drama Designated Survivor starring Kiefer Sutherland, which was not picked up for a third season, with tomorrow’s Season 2 finale serving as the series finale — at least on the broadcast network as co-producer eOne is currently shopping the series. “That was a hard one for us,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said about the cancellation decision during ABC’s upfront press call on Tuesday. “It did well…