Designated Survivor – Watch on Netflix from anywhere with UK VPN

How to watch Designated Survivor on Netflix UK (instead of Hulu Plus or ABC) from wherever you are.

Designated Survivor is an American political drama television series created by David Guggenheim, starring Kiefer Sutherland, airing on ABC and streamed on Hulu Plus in the USA. The project skipped the pilot stage and was ordered straight to series with the first episode premiered in September 2016, with a full season order coming only eight days later.  The series was renewed for a second season which premiered in September 2017.

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One year into office, President Thomas Kirkman (played by Kiefer Sutherland) juggles searching for the mastermind behind the attack on the Capitol Building, dealing with the day-to-day situations that take place at home and abroad, and helping a nation rebuild.


How to watch Designated Survivor on Netflix from anywhere…

When you load Netflix in the USA or many other countries you may not see Designated Survivor anywhere. This is basically because the broadcast rights for Designated Survivor in the USA are held by ABC and streamed through Hulu Plus. In the UK Netflix stream the show and, even if you have a Netflix subscription in the USA; their streaming service is geoblocked based on the IP address being used to access it. You must be a UK domestic web user to access Designated Survivor streaming on Netflix.

  • Get a UK IP address.
  • Any global Netflix subscription (or their free trial) will work with the UK version of Netflix.
  • If you just want to watch on your PC, Mac or iPad. Then you can get a UK Proxy or VPN from Liberty Shield from only £6.99 per month.
  • Prefer to watch on supported media streaming devices like Smart TVs, Apple TV, Xbox, PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku etc? You’ll need a UK configured VPN Router setup as British for only £12.99 with Worldwide Shipping.


Furthermore Netflix isn’t the only geographically-censored streaming services a VPN or Proxy will allow you to access.  Other UK services like BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport, ITV Hub, All 4, Sky Go and Now TV are available. Plus with the option to switch to our USA service whenever you like, you can access Hulu, HBO GO, Netflix and Pandora.  Essentially you can access international content from virtually anywhere!