Designated Survivor Photos from "Grief"

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The First Family and a nation say farewell to their First Lady when Designated Survivor returns February 28. 

We can expect to see the events immediately following Alex's devasting death on Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11, and then, there will be a ten week time jump.

After ten weeks, Tom's grief may be interfering with his ability to run the country, and the White House senior staff are concerned.  They are concerned enough to suggest he seek therapy. Despite his personal tragedy, the country has to carry on and conflicts will arise. 

One of which is something involving Cuba. Hannah and Aaron will be on the case. 

Get your first look at the Midseason Premiere below! 

If you need a refresher on the first half of the season, you can watch Designated Survivor right here at TV Fanatic!


1. Rest Peacefully, Madame First Lady - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

Kirkman and his family attend the funeral of Alex. It's a gloomy day for a melancholic event as the Kirkman family say goodbye to the matriarch of their family with all of their friends and loved ones, and the nation supporting them.

2. Leo Finds Out - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

This appears to be the moment Leo finds out about his mother's death. Will he find out from one of the secret services agents or will Tom deliver the devastating news himself? Losing a family member, especially a mother, around the holidays is beyond awful.

3. Pretty Penny - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

Tom will have to deliver news no father ever wants to deliver. He's going to have to tell Penny that her mother has passed away. Penny is far too young to experience a loss as pivotal as her mother being killed.

4. Breaking News - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

Will Tom be the first one to tell Leo the news about his mother or will the news sites get to it first? The death of a such an important figure in the national political spectrum will spread like wildfire, and Leo may find out the truth on social media before his father can get to him in time.

5. Everything Isn't OK - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

Penny collapses into Tom's arms after finding out about her mother. How will Tom run a country and usher his children through this difficult time while also grieving himself?

6. Tom Comforts Leo - Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 11

There are plenty of hugs to go around during this difficult time. In the past, Tom has been consumed with his presidential duties and sometimes struggles with having enough time for Leo, but he's here for him now, when it counts the most.

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