Behind the Scenes of the 'Designated Survivor' Cover Shoot With Kiefer Sutherland (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

Though ABC canceled Designated Survivor, the series is returning for a third season on Netflix — and it landed on TV Guide Magazine's latest cover.

We have some exclusive photos from the set of the shoot with Kiefer Sutherland. The star may have to be serious when he plays President Tom Kirkman on the drama, but he cracked a few smiles during the shoot.

Netflix's Edgier 'Designated Survivor' Will Share DNA From 'West Wing,' ' ER' & 'SVU'

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Executive producer Neal Baer gives us the scoop on Season 3, from the new and returning cast to the rebooted show's central storyline.

Click through the gallery above to see Sutherland behind the scenes — and behind the presidential podium to celebrate the Season 3 launch on the streaming service.

Designated Survivor, Season 3, Friday, June 7, Netflix