Status: Returning, 2nd Season Streams Late 2017
Premiere: December 26th
Network: Netflix (Showcase in Canada)
Starring: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson
Series Website: www.showcase.ca/travelers
Description:Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These “travelers” assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future.
These travelers are: FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren (Eric McCormack), the team’s leader; Marcy (Mackenzie Porter), a young, intellectually disabled woman in the care of her social worker, David (Patrick Gilmore); Trevor (Jared Paul Abrahamson), a high school quarterback; Carly (Nesta Marlee Cooper), a single mom in an abusive relationship; and Philip (Reilly Dolman), a heroin-addicted college student.
Armed only with their knowledge of history and an archive of social media profiles, the travelers discover that 21st century lives and relationships are as much a challenge as their high-stakes missions. Showcase.ca
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Note: This series is a joint production with the Canadian Showcase Channel and Netflix. It began airing its second season in Canada on October 16th and it debuts in the U.S. on Netflix on December 26th.
Status: (2/9/17) Netflix has announced that this show will be returning for a second season. More on that at this link.