By Lynette Rice
September 08, 2017 at 02:33 PM EDT
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Kiefer Sutherland’s character is getting a mother-in-law on Designated Survivor.

Bonnie Bedelia will recur on the ABC drama as Eva Booker, the mother-in-law to President Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). A longtime widow, Eva is devoted to her daughter Alex (Natascha McElhone) and has a special fondness for her son-in-law. She used to work as a secretary to a Department of Defense contracting officer.

Bedelia’s last gig was starring as Camille Braverman on NBC’s Parenthood.

Designated Survivor returns for its second season Wednesday, Sept. 27 on ABC.

Episode Recaps

Designated Survivor

Kiefer Sutherland returns to TV in this ABC political drama. The 2016 new fall show follows his rise to president when all other cabinet members tragically die. Natascha McElhone, Italia Ricci, Adan Canto, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q also star.
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