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The Crossing is an American drama television series that aired on ABC from April 2, 2018 to June 9, 2018. The series was officially cancelled on May 11, 2018, after one season.


Refugees fleeing a war seek asylum in an American town—but they claim to be from America, 180 years in the future. Moreover, at least one of the refugees exhibits apparently superhuman powers that may make them a threat.


  • Steve Zahn
  • Natalie Martinez
  • Sandrine Holt
  • Tommy Baslow
  • Rob Campbell



Set in the fictional town of Port Canaan, Oregon and in Seattle, the series was filmed in coastal areas of British Columbia and in the city of Vancouver in 2017. The beach where the refugees arrive is near Ucluelet on Vancouver Island while the sheriff's office and some other locations were filmed in and around the village of Britannia Beach, north of Vancouver. The Oceanic Plaza in Vancouver was the setting for the Seattle offices of the show's Homeland Security and other scenes were filmed in and around the city. Additional shooting locations in BC were in Steveston, British Columbia and in New Westminster. The first camp footage was filmed at Camp McLean. Filming in Vancouver started in July and wrapped in late-November 2017. The series was formally cancelled


On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the series has an approval rating of 69% based on 16 reviews, with an average rating of 6.1/10. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 59 out of 100 based on 12 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

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The Crossing
The Crossing poster.jpg
Genre Science-fiction, thriller
Created by Jay Beattie
Dan Dworkin
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 11
Matt Olmstead
Jason T. Reed
Jay Beattie
Dan Dworkin
David Von Ancken
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 42 minutes
Brick Moon
ABC Studios
Distributor Disney-ABC TV Distribution
Original channel ABC
Original run April 2 – June 9, 2018
Status Cancelled