8 Shows Like Sullivan’s Crossing
The 2-part season finale of Sullivan’s Crossing’s second season aired on June 10th and was filled with emotions, heartbreak, and cliffhangers. Thankfully, the series has already been renewed for a third season, so fans can rest assured they will be getting answers and some closure. The Canadian romantic drama series first premiered in March 2023 on CTV and follows neurosurgeon Maggie Sullivan’s personal and professional life that gets thrown into turmoil when she returns home to Sullivan’s Crossing in Nova Scotia.

The cast of Sullivan’s Crossing is comprised of Morgan Kohan (When Hope Calls), Scott Patterson (Gilmore Girls), Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill), Andrea Menard (Blackstone), Reid Price (From), Tom Jackson (North of 60), Amalia Williamson (Northern Rescue), Lindura (Dangerous Rumors), Dakota Taylor (Zero Chill), Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle), Lynda Boyd (Virgin River), and Lauren Hammersley (Orphan Black).

While you wait for the third season, here are 8 shows like Sullivan’s Crossing to check out in the meantime.

Cedar Cove (2013-2015)

Cast: Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, Teryl Rothery, Timothy Webber, Sarah Smyth, Brennan Elliott, Bruce Boxleitner, Sebastian Spence, Barbara Niven, Elyse Levesque, Jesse Hutch

Synopsis: “Follows the professional and personal life of Municipal Court Judge Olivia Lockhart and the surrounding townsfolk of Cedar Cove.”

Where to watch: Pluto TV

Chesapeake Shores (2016-2022)

Cast: Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Barbara Nevin, Laci J. Mailey, Emilie Ullerup, Treat Williams, Diane Ladd, Andrew Francis, Brendan Penny, Robert Buckley, Serge Houde, Abbie Magnuson, Kayden Magnuson, Britt Irvin

Synopsis: “A young woman returns to her hometown to help save her sister’s failing inn, where she contends with memories and faces from her past.”

Where to watch: Hallmark, Peacock

Heartland (2007 – )

Cast: Amber Marshall, Michelle Morgan, Shaun Johnston, Chris Potter, Graham Wardle, Kerry James, Gabriel Hogan, Jessica Steen, Jessica Amlee, Nathaniel Arcand, Cindy Busby, Alisha Newton

Synopsis: “A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times.”

Where to watch: CBC Gem, Freevee, Hallmark, Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video, The Roku Channel

Hart of Dixie (2011-2015)

Cast: Rachel Bilson, Scott Porter, Jaime King, Cress Williams, Wilson Bethel, Tim Matheson, Kaitlyn Black, Ross Philips, Mallory Moye, Reginald VelJohnson, Brandi Burkhardt, Claudia Lee

Synopsis: “New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find that he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.”

Where to watch: Freevee

McLeod’s Daughters (2001-2009)

Cast: Rachael Carpani, Simmone Mackinnon, Bridie Carter, Aaron Jeffrey, Myles Pollard, Michala Banas, Sonia Todd, Brett Tucker, John Jarratt, Doris Younane, Marshall Napier, Lisa Chappell, Jessica Napier, Luke Jacobz, Matt Passmore

Synopsis: “Estrange sisters Claire and Tess are reunited after 20 years when they inherit their family’s cattle station, “Drover’s Run”, in the outback of South Australia, following their father’s death.”

Where to watch: Acorn TV, Hulu, Plex, Pluto TV, Prime Video, The Roku Channel, Tubi, Vudu

Sweet Magnolias (2020 – )

Cast: JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley, Logan Allen, Carson Rowland, Anneliese Judge, Justin Bruening, Chris Klein, Jamie Lynn Spears, Brandon Quinn, Chris Medlin, Dion Johnstone

Synopsis: “Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Virgin River (2019 – )

Cast: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence, Annette O’Toole, Tim Matheson, Lauren Hammersley, Sarah Dugdale, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Zibby Allen, Marco Grazzini, Lynda Boyd, Daniel Gillies, Ian Tracey, Teryl Rothery, David Cubitt, Lexa Doig, Nicola Cavendish, Mark Ghanimé, Kai Bradbury

Synopsis: “Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Wildfire (2005-2008)

Cast: Genevieve Padalecki, Nicole Tubiola, Greg Serano, Nana Visitor, Micah Alberti, Ryan Sypek, James Read, Andrew Hoeft

Synopsis: “After serving time in a juvenile detention center for stealing a car, Kristine secures a job as a stable hand at Raintree Farms. As she works her way up to jockey, she finds romance and competition from Raintree’s rivals, the Davis Farm.”

Where to watch: Freevee, Netflix, Plex, Prime Video, The Roku Channel, Tubi


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