Its been a long time when the third season of political thriller series titled Designated Survivor premiered on Netflix. It is created by David Guggenheim and features stars like Kiefer Sutherland, Adan Canto, Natascha McElhone, LaMonica Garrett, and Italia Ricci in the lead roles. It reveals the story of a Cabinet member who later becomes President of the United States after a tragic incident. The series has gained positive reviews from critics and audiences.
Just after two seasons, ABC canceled the series, and then Netflix picked up and released the third season back in 2019. Now the fans of the political drama series are wondering if the fourth season is happening or not. So below is everything which you should know:
Fans started demanding more episodes just after the premiere of season 3. But here’s unhappy news for everyone, Netflix not request Designated Survivor for the fourth season and chose to cancel the series. Despite the good ratings and love from the audiences, Netflix decided to drop it.
Reason For Cancelation
Netflix canceled the political drama series because of the contract problems. The streaming giant only signed a one year deal, which only involved the third season. Also, the series requires a big star cast, and Netflix not selected many stars for it. The star cast also got busy with other projects, so the streaming giant had to cancel the series.
The news was revealed by Kiefer Sutherland, and he claimed that season four was very complicated and challenging to happen.
Chances Of Renewal
So there are also reports that the political drama series can renew in the future. It is only possible if any new streaming platform or network will pick up the series. Many shows which were got canceled in the past are now successfully running, so we are also hoping for the fourth season to happen in the future.
The third season also ended with a cliffhanger, there are mysteries like if Emily will return if Isabel explains to Aaron that she’s pregnant with his child and many more things. If any new update appears we will inform you.