《60天，指定幸存者》在原版主要故事情节的基础上，加入了更多有关韩国国情的元素。这是一个关于政治家的故事，他突然从环境部长晋升到了总统，因为在国会上发生的一次爆炸中，排在他前面的总统候选人都罹难身亡。朴木镇原本是位科学家，如今身为政客的他必须努力融入政坛。在朴木镇代任总统的 60 天中，尽管经验不足并且不情不愿，他还是想努力揭开袭击背后的真相。Park Moo Jin is a former professor of chemistry and now holds the Minister of Environment position. He doesn't have ambition, personal beliefs or political sense. One day, the cabinet is gathered in the National Assembly for the president's address. A terror attack takes place, killing many government officials, including the president and ministers. Park Moo Jin is the highest ranking government official left alive. He doesn't want the position, but he must sit as the acting president for 60 days. Park Moo Jin chases after the person or group responsible for the attack as he grows as a national leader.