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Hallmark Movies and Mysteries has been the home of Hallmark Channel's darker fare since 2014. If you want mystery movies instead of romances (or you want some mysterious romance), then this lineup is for you. This list of 2019 Hallmark Movies and Mysteries gives you the clues on what to look forward to and what you might have missed.
Having perfected the "wheel series" style format of switching between different original movies in the same weekly time slot, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries has several ongoing movie series to add some intrigue to your evening. The mystery movie series include the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries with Candace Cameron Bure and Marilu Henner, Morning Show Mysteries with Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox, and Darrow and Darrow with Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Tom Cavanagh. There is even a new Hallmark mystery series starting in 2019, Mystery 101.
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Premiered: January 27, 2019
When a college student is found dead, English professor Amy (Jill Wagner) uses her crime fiction expertise to unravel the case faster than detective Travis, who ends up working with Amy to catch the killer.
Premiered: June 23, 2019
The local theater is producing a mystery that crime fiction expert Amy (Jill Wagner) unearthed. When one of the actress' life is threatened, Amy and Travis (Kristoffer Polaha) must uncover which character is playing for keeps.
Premiered: September 15, 2019
When a guest at the college book festival is killed, Amy (Jill Wagner) and Travis (Kristoffer Polaha) clash after he arrests an unlikely person for murder. Amy must fight to prove he's got the wrong person behind bars.
Premiered: September 22, 2019
Amy (Jill Wagner) heads to Seattle to give a TEDTalk-style lecture. When a tech genius dies, Amy suspects foul play. When local cops shut her out, Travis (Kristoffer Polaha) joins forces with Amy to figure out whodunit.
Premiered: September 29, 2019
Ruby (Talor Cole) and Detective Killian (Stephen Huszar) investigate a suspicious fatal car accident. With their yin and yang relationship, they solve the case, until Ruby finds new evidence that they may have it all wrong.
Premiered: September 8, 2019
Attorney Claire Darrow (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) defends an old colleague of her mother's for murder. Things get complex when Claire's romantic interest, Miles (Tom Cavanagh), is named as prosecuting attorney on the case.
Premiered: Feruary 17, 2019
Alex McPherson (Alison Sweeney) returns to the small town in Pennsylvania where she spent her summers as a girl to record the next episode of her true crime podcast, about the disappearance of a childhood friend 20 years prior. However, after teaming up with the local newspaper editor (Benjamin Ayres), who reluctantly agrees to help her retrace the girl’s last steps, Alex not only uncovers the shocking truth behind the girl’s disappearance, but also a decades-old murder and its cover-up.
Premiered: January 20, 2019
When consumer news reporter, Ruby Herring (Taylor Cole) stumbles onto a murder, the intrepid redhead inadvertently discovers a knack for crime solving. With the reluctant help of a handsome detective, Ruby finds a new career covering crime.
Premiered: February 24, 2019
Podcaster Alex McPherson (Alison Sweeney) seeks the truth behind the tragic death of a young lawyer, while partner Drew (Benjamin Ayres) finds himself diving into the shady mishaps of a shipping company.
Premiered: May 12, 2019
Psychologist and former prosecutor Hailey Dean (Kellie Martin) aids her friend Detective Garland Fincher (Viv Leacock) in investigating a rapidly growing string of slayings at Atlanta Memorial Hospital. But when she gets too close to the truth, Hailey becomes the next target.
Premiered: March 3, 2019
The latest edition of Alex McPherson's (Alison Sweeney) true crime podcast leads her and most of the Chronicle staff to nearby Macklin, where they investigate the death of a vintner that was ruled an accident by the police.
Premiered: May 5, 2019
Psychologist and former prosecutor Hailey Dean (Kellie Martin) aids her friend Detective Garland Fincher in investigating the slaying of his former Marine friend. And, when the body of a female Marine shows up in the same park where Fincher’s buddy was found, the case takes a whole new turn as Hailey uncovers a conspiracy that puts her own life in danger as she pursues justice for the victims.
Premiered: May 19, 2019
Hailey Dean (Kellie Martin) knows District Attorney Paulina D'Orazio is innocent of slaying a man she once put behind bars and must do all she can to prove it in the face of mounting evidence.
Premiered: January 13, 2019
While hosting the annual gathering of the Association for the Study of American Archaeology at Kenzer College, Emma Fielding (Courtney Thorne-Smith) is thrust into the midst of a murder mystery when the President of her organization is poisoned on the eve of announcing her successor. With many of the leading archaeologists present having expressed their entitlement to the presidency prior to the murder, Emma and FBI pal Jim Conner have plenty of likely suspects from which to choose.
Premiered: August 11, 2019
Sally Allison’s (Lexa Doig) aunt is poisoned during a family wedding reception and there is suspicion cast on Aurora Teagarden's (Candace Cameron Bure) mother, who stands to inherit the bulk of the massive estate. Aurora vows to get to the bottom of the crime, with help from her new beau Nick (Niall Matter) and her Real Murders Club regulars.
Premiered: August 4, 2019
When someone begins taunting Aurora Teagarden (Candace Cameron Bure) with cryptic clues left at crime scenes, the librarian-turned-crime buff attempts to figure out who is behind the creepy “game.” When the people closest to Aurora become targets and she realizes her blossoming relationship with Professor Nick Miller (Niall Matter) might be the source of jealousy that is driving the crime spree, the game takes on a much more dangerous edge as Aurora becomes especially careful not to become the next victim.
Premiered: April 21, 2019
When a beloved supermarket owner is killed in the early morning hours before opening, restauranteur and TV chef Billie Blessings (Holly Robinson Peete) becomes involved in the investigation of what quickly appears to be the work of a clever and darkly sinister serial killer. Even as her relationship with police detective Ian Jackson (Rick Fox) begins to take a more romantic turn, Billie cannot resist involvement in the case, despite putting herself in tremendous danger.
Premiered: August 18, 2019
While attending a weekend confab of murder mystery and true crime fans, Aurora (Candace Cameron Bure) and her Real Murders Club pals agree to appear in the stage production of a fun murder mystery. However, when a very real murder is committed on stage in front of everyone during an unplanned blackout, Aurora’s nephew Phillip becomes the prime suspect when the lights come back up and he is found holding the murder weapon
Premiered: April 14, 2019
Billie Blessings (Holly Robinson-Peete) is drawn into a murder investigation when Katie Sanders, a former server at Blessings-turned TV star, becomes the focus when it’s discovered the victim was blackmailing her. Billie must sift through the mounting evidence – and list of suspects – to get to the truth and clear her friend’s name.
Premiered: April 28, 2019
Chef Billie Blessings' (Holly Robinson-Peete) best friend Marian is hired to redecorate the TV studio. When Marian's twin sister is slain, Billie must investigate their close friends to find the killer.
Premiered: August 25, 2019
The latest edition of Alex McPherson’s true crime podcast Recovered centers on the death of a man whose wife seems certain to be convicted for his murder. As she follows the story on her podcast, Alex (Alison Sweeney), assisted by her colleague Drew Godfrey (Benjamin Ayres), becomes convinced that the wife didn’t do it, but unless she can identify and locate the killer before the trial reaches its conclusion, an innocent woman will take the fall for a murder she didn’t commit.
Premiered: March 10, 2019
A crossword puzzle editor (Lacey Chabert) finds her life completely disrupted when several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes, and she is pulled into the police investigation.
Premiered: July 11, 2019
To get a promotion, Hayley (Lily Anne Harrison), an advertising executive who specializes in social media, must land a toy company that is all about traditional Christmas as an account.
Premiered: October 31, 2019
Anne Garrison’s (Brooke D’Orsay) annual holiday visit to the small town in Maine where she grew up is somewhat bittersweet as this will probably be her last Christmas there. But when Anne is drafted and paired with handsome local widower Keith McClain (Trevor Donovan) to co-chair the town’s Christmas celebration, she begins to question what she really wants in life.
Premiered: October 13, 2019
When an old friend of New York Sentinel Crosswords editor Tess Harper (Lacey Chabert) is found murdered on the very day the Sentinel’s crossword puzzle includes his proposal of marriage, Tess unofficially teams up with Lt. Logan O’Connor (Brennan Elliot) to find the killer. Together, they must assemble the pieces of a puzzle whose origins go all the way back to WWII Europe.