The political thriller follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a lower-level Cabinet member, who ends up becoming the President of the United States after an attack on Washington D.C. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q.
This is the second time during the show’s freshman season that a showrunner has been replaced. Initially, Feldman took over for original showrunner Amy B. Harris. Now, he will be leaving after the series’ 10th episode. A reason for Feldman’s departure has not been given.
Melvoin has worked as an executive producer on a number of TV series, including Army Wives and Alias.
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