In the new drama Designated Survivor, a low-level Cabinet member is thrown into the position of President of the United States after a catastrophic event kills everyone before him in the line of succession. The new POTUS Tom Kirkman — Cornell University’s first US president! — is portrayed by Kiefer Sutherland, who wears glasses for the role.
FBI Agent Hannah Wells is portrayed by model-turned-actress Maggie Q. She’s known for her roles on the TV shows Stalker (Beth Davis) and Nikita (Nikita). Maggie Q is also well recognized for her role as Tori in the films Allegiant, Insurgent, and Divergent. Designated Survivor airs Wednesdays at 10pm on ABC.