Wednesday, August 4
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Collaborates with the Real-life Olivia Pope, Judy Smith!
Judy Smith serves as executive producer for the brand new signature mystery, “Redemption in Cherry Springs.” The movie stars Rochelle Aytes, Keith Robinson and Frankie Faison and will air this fall on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Smith was executive producer for the hit series “Scandal,” starring Kerry Washington, which centered around her own professional history.
In the movie, Melanie (Aytes) is an award-winning, investigative journalist in Boston who returns home to her small town of Cherry Springs for a much-needed break after fallout from a major story. Her Uncle Joe (Faison) is thrilled to have his niece home as she’s his only remaining family after Melanie’s mother passed away. Her quiet visit quickly becomes anything but that when her childhood friend Tony (Rajiv Sharma) suddenly goes missing. Melanie uses her investigative skills to unearth the facts surrounding his disappearance, much to the dismay of Jake Collins (Robinson), the new detective in town who’s on the case. While Jake doesn’t approve of her methods, he can’t deny Melanie’s contributions are helpful. Working together, they follow a path of twists and turns to uncover the shocking truth.
Thursday, July 1
Mystery fans, get ready for an all-new movie coming this fall! Stars Tom Everett Scott, Mía Maestro and Ella Ballentine team up for “Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone” on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
The movie centers around Benedict Stone (Scott) and his wife, Emilia (Maestro), who are living apart after 10 years of trying to conceive a child. Benedict yearns to have his wife back in his life, but Emilia continues to need time by herself. When Gemma (Ballentine), Benedict’s teenage niece arrives unexpectedly at his door, his life is turned upside down. Her influence may be the change that he needs to improve himself and provide a second chance at life with Emilia.
“Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone” has been adapted from the 2017 novel by best-selling author Phaedra Patrick.
Author Phaedra Patrick introduces the premise of the book and movie. Watch it here >
Read an excerpt from the book!
Tuesday, June 29
This August, get ready for three all-new mystery movie premieres. Catch your favorite sleuths Sunday nights at 9/8c!
On Sunday, August 1, Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha and Robin Thomas star in "Mystery 101: Deadly History." In this installment, Amy and Travis travel to New York to investigate when Amy’s uncle goes missing, as does all his research on the “accidental” death 50 years ago of a family heir. Find out more about the Mystery 101 movies. Also, check out the photo gallery from "Mystery 101: Killer Timing."
Stars Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, and Barbara Niven return to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries with "Sweet Revenge: A Hannah Swensen Mystery" on Sunday, August 8 at 9/8c. As Hannah and Mike experience engaged life while balancing their busy careers, a murder at a 24-hour gym complicates their wedding planning. Take a look back at video for the "Murder, She Baked" movies.
Finally, don't miss "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Honeymoon, Honeymurder" on Sunday, August 22 at 9/8c. While on a “pre-honeymoon” getaway, Aurora and Nick discover a body, and as they get closer to finding out what really happened, danger knocks on their doorstep. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Niall Matter and Marilu Henner. Learn more about the Aurora Teagarden movies, and check out the photo gallery from "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Til Death Do Us Part."
Friday, May 21
Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison return!
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is excited to announce a new mystery movie starring Alison Sweeney as sleuthing baker Hannah Swensen. Building off of the success of the “Murder, She Baked” movie series, this all-new movie will pick up with Hannah and Mike enjoying their romantic relationship and careers. However, when a mysterious murder occurs, Hannah can’t help but get involved in Mike’s investigation, complicating their wedding plans. Barbara Niven also returns in her role as Delores Swensen, Hannah’s mother. Get ready for this new all-new movie this summer on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.
Thursday, April 22 2021
All-New Mystery Movie
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is excited to present the all-new original movie, “To Catch A Spy” premiering Sunday, June 20 at 8/7c. Colin Donnell and Nathalie Kelley star in this mystery which takes place in Malta. Donnell’s real-life wife Patti Murin joins the cast as well. You can catch the pair who also starred together in the Hallmark Channel original movie, “Love on Iceland.” Stay tuned for video, photos and more in the coming weeks!
Thursday, April 15 2021
Morning Show Mysteries is back!
Don’t miss Holly Robinson Peete in “Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After” alongside Colin Lawrence, who stars as the new head of homicide in the movie. Born in London, the actor grew up in Vancouver, Canada and stars in “Virgin River.” He has also appeared in “The Good Doctor” and “Riverdale.” Holly and Colin have worked together previously in the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie “Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy.” Don’t miss the Sunday night premiere on May 23 at 8/7c.
Monday, April 12 2021
Were you watching the new mystery movie “Crossword Mysteries: Riddle Me Dead” premiere closely? What was the first game category? What was the murder weapon? Try your hand at the crossword puzzle now! Check it out >
Tuesday, March 30 2021
New Martha’s Vineyard Mystery premieres Sunday, May 16
Mystery fans, stay tuned for the fourth installment of the Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries movie, “Poisoned in Paradise: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery.” Jesse Metcalfe assures fans this is the best movie yet, and shares a behind the scenes look which includes a brand new set: the evidence room, where Jeff discovers an important piece of the puzzle.
July 27, 2019
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announces it will launch all new signature mystery, "Matchmaker Mysteries" coming this September.
The movie stars, Danica McKellar as Angie Dove, host of a popular Philadelphia-based reality show dedicated to helping single people find their soulmates. Soon after one of her couples gets engaged on TV, the bride-to-be is murdered. The eligible bachelor Angie proclaimed as her perfect match is arrested as the prime suspect. Wanting to clear her client’s name, Angie uses all her matchmaking skills to evaluate the character and integrity of the suspects and cleverly gets them to reveal the truth about themselves. Not shy, she’ll sweet-talk her way into a crime scene, face-off with a bouncer at a hot nightclub or even endure a dental exam to interrogate a key witness. Victor Webster (“Summer Villa") plays Kyle Cooper, a by-the-book detective who isn’t thrilled that Angie is launching her own investigation. Much to his chagrin, he can’t help but admit when she’s unearthed valuable information that helps move the case forward. Veteran actor Bruce Boxleitner rounds out the cast as Angie’s dad, Nick Colomba, a retired detective who is always on hand to give his daughter advice and support – both in life and in her amateur investigation.
June 14, 2019
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is excited to announce three all-new Aurora Teagarden signature movies coming in August!
March 11, 2019
Crossword Mysteries will return to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries this fall!
February 11, 2019
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announces it will launch SIGNATURE MYSTERY, the premiere Sunday night destination on television for thrilling mysteries featuring a slate of all-new mystery franchises and the return of the network’s highest-rated mystery series. The network unveils plans for new installments of returning, popular mystery franchises including “Garage Sale Mysteries,” starring Lori Loughlin; “Aurora Teagarden Mysteries” starring Candace Cameron Bure; “Hailey Dean Mysteries,” starring Kellie Martin and based on the books by Nancy Grace; and “Morning Show Mysteries,” starring Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox and based on the books by Al Roker and Dick Lochte. The returning hit franchises will be joined by all-new mysteries, “Chronicle Mysteries,” starring Alison Sweeney, “Crossword Mysteries” starring Lacey Chabert and Brennan Elliott and inspired by Will Shortz, crossword editor of The New York Times; and “Picture Perfect Mysteries” (wt) starring Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega.
August 27, 2018
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is excited to announce an all-new Mystery Movie series coming in 2019! Find out More >>
July 26, 2018
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is in development with Patti Stanger, star and executive producer of Bravo’s hit series “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” for “The Matchmaker Mysteries,” a new, original movie franchise with Danica McKellar (“Wonder Years”) set to star.
McKellar will star as Patricia Sill, a professional matchmaker with a keen understanding of human nature that allows her to assess the lovelorn and successfully bring them together. When one of her carefully vetted clients becomes the prime suspect in a murder mystery, Patricia is determined to get to the truth and clear her client’s name, as well as preserve her professional reputation. As she investigates, Patricia bickers and banters with Sam Kaplan, the police officer working the case, but the growing mutual attraction between the two is no mystery.
July 26, 2018
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announces a development deal with Emmy® Award-winning actress Susan Lucci. The mystery movie, in which Lucci will star and executive produce, is based on the novel “Charley’s Web” by Joy Fielding. It will focus on a columnist who uncovers the truth behind the crimes in the community.
As one of the most famous faces in daytime television history, Susan Lucci has held audiences spellbound for years. In 1999, Lucci won an Emmy® Award for Best Actress and was the recipient of a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005. Lucci has been seen in a variety of shows including “All My Children,” “Devious Maids,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Army Wives” and “Saturday Night Live.” In 2011, Lucci released her New York Times bestselling autobiography All My Life. In addition to television, Lucci has performed on Broadway and has become a successful entrepreneur launching a variety of beauty products. Lastly, Lucci has a tireless commitment to humanitarian efforts.
3 ALL-NEW MYSTERY MOVIE SERIES ARE COMING SOON TO HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES
“Picture Perfect,” starring Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega
“Picture Perfect” stars Alexa and Carlos PenaVega. The script will be written by Walter Klenhard (“Garage Sale Mystery”), and has Alexa portraying a photographer who ends up helping the local police detective, played by Carlos, solve mysteries.
“The Chronicle Mysteries,” starring Alison Sweeney
“The Chronicle Mysteries” stars Alison Sweeney (“Murder She Baked,” “Days of Our Lives”), as Alex McPherson a novelist and podcaster who’s researching the cold case of Gina DeSavio. Alex loves the chase, loves solving any puzzle or mystery. She is particularly interested in Gina’s disappearance because Alex and Gina knew each other as children growing up in a small town. Alex is also Miles Lawrence's niece, the owner of the local paper the Harrington Chronicle, and she's about to inherit the paper.
“Crossword Mysteries,” starring Lacey Chabert and Brennan Elliott
“Crossword Mysteries” with Lacey Chabert and Brennan Elliott is set to premiere in March 2019, the movie is co-created by Will Shortz, crossword editor of The New York Times, puzzle master for NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday," editor of Games magazine and founder and director of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.
A brilliant crossword puzzle editor (Chabert) finds her life turned upside-down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. The lure of an unsolved puzzle leads to an unlikely partnership working with a tough, but charming police detective (Elliott) as the two set out to solve the murder before the killer strikes again.