Bad Reception is the twentieth episode of the second season of Designated Survivor and the forty-first episode overall. It aired on May 2, 2018.
President Kirkman negotiates with a foreign government to release an American being held overseas while the investigation of the hacker continues.
- Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman
- Paulo Costanzo as Lyor Boone
- Adan Canto as Aaron Shore
- Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes
- LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter
- Zoe McLellan as Kendra Daynes
- Kal Penn as Seth Wright
- Maggie Q as Hannah Wells