For almost ten years, viewers watched Sutherland play all-around badass Jack Bauer on the small screen in 24. It’s been six years since we said goodbye to Bauer, and absence definitely makes the heart grow fonder, especially when it comes to heart-pounding, thrilling television. The buzz around Sutherland’s latest project, Designated Survivor, started instantaneously with both audiences and critics more than ready to dig into what looks to be another promising and binge-able series. We caught up with Sutherland to find out just what viewers can expect to see this season, and how he feels about being back in the proverbial hot seat. Make sure to watch the series premiere of Designated Survivor tonight at 10/9c on ABC, and check out our exclusive interview with Sutherland below!