The third season of Designated Survivor just landed on Netflix. And after binge-watching all the episodes, the audience started asking about the next installment of the excellent show. Will there be Designated Survivor Season 4? Will Netflix renew the show for another run? What could supposedly happen in the next season? These are some of the questions of which the fans want the answers. Let us explore what are the possibilities for Designated Survivor Season 4, below.
When the first two seasons of Designated Survivor landed on Netflix, there was a significant increase in the global viewership of the show. Moreover, the international audience was the prominent reason behind the revival of the show for its third run. The show also witnessed some downfall because of the frequent change of its showrunners in two seasons.
Neal Baer finally ended up as the showrunner for the third season. In an interview with TVLine, Baer stated that his goal was to come up with storylines that will entice Netflix head honchos. He also added that he was thinking about what new characters they would need to tell the kinds of stories that Netflix would encourage them to do.
Will Netflix Renew Designated Survivor Season 4?
Kiefer Sutherland starrer series, Designated Survivor, has just been released after being picked up from ABC. And already, another season of the show is speculating among the fans. Though the streaming giant has not renewed the show yet, there are quite some chances that it will renew the series for its fourth run, after checking the viewership and popularity of the third season.
However, Netflix can take up to a few months to announce the renewals of its original content. Season four’s status would likely depend on how well the third season does in the upcoming weeks after its release.
What Fans Think About Designated Survivor Season 4?
The third season of the show just dropped on the streaming giant. And since then, the fans have been asking for the fourth installment. Some of them even tweeted, asking for Designated Survivor Season 4 to get renewed by Netflix. Even the fans loved the third season as well.
I just watched all the episodes of season 3.
It was really great.
It was much more fun and exciting than I expected.
So, Do you have any plans for making season 4?
I really want to see next season. @DesignatedNFLX @NealBaer @RealKiefer #DesignatedSurvivor
— 👻Kiefer_EJ👻 (@Kiefer_EJ) June 7, 2019
The Third Season Has Already Set The Plot For Sequel
The finale of the third season featured President Tom Kirkman struggling with some modern dilemma. Though he got re-elected, he did not seem thrilled about the journey. Mr. President has been discussing ethics with a psychiatrist as he awaits the election results. Meanwhile, the experiences that he’s transforming into a manipulative politician.
This somehow will set up for the next season of the series. The fourth season would likely focus on Tom Kirkman’s moral scenario, with higher stakes and some much significant consequences.
Designated Survivor Season 4 Release Date
Netflix first needs to renew the show for its fourth run. However, Netflix generally keeps a year gap between seasons of its original series’. Therefore, the fourth season might release in June 2020, if it gets renewed.