Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries: 34 New Original Movies For 2017

Weekends are for watching Hallmark for me! Well, I watch during the week, but I'm always looking forward to new movies on the weekend! I love tweeting during the shows as well! THAT can be fun, especially if the actors are tweeting during them, too. Check out this quote from LinkedIn:

New installments from “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Gourmet Detective,” “Aurora Teagarden,” “Murder She Baked” and “Hailey Dean Mysteries” will also premiere in 2017. “Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ original content continues to drive the tremendous growth of the network,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Publicity. “We are excited about expanding our library of mysteries and partnering with high caliber talent such as Al Roker, Holly Robinson Peete and Kathie Lee Gifford.”

Here's a look at the movies slated for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries this year. Some have already aired since we're into February already. Be sure not to miss out on the rest!

January:

Framed For Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery - Premiered 1/19/17

Stars: Jewel (“Ride with the Devil,” “Ring of Fire”) and Colin Ferguson (“Eureka”).

In the small resort town of Lighthouse Cove, everyone knows that the best man for the job is a woman. And that woman is Shannon Hughes (Jewel), owner of Hughes Restoration and an expert in Victorian home restoration. Through her work, she stumbles across clues hidden in the old homes, uncovering past secrets and becoming an unlikely sleuth to crack unsolved mysteries. In the premiere movie of the franchise, Shannon Hughes gets a partner in crime-solving when her new client offers to help hammer out the details of her friend and neighbor’s untimely death. The “Fixer Upper Mysteries” movies are based upon New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle’s novels. **”Fixer Upper: Crown and Moldering” will premiere in April 2017.

February:

An Uncommon Grace - 2/12/17

Stars: Jes Macallan (“Mistresses”), Sean Faris (“Pretty Little Liars,” Never Back Down), Kelly McGillis (Witness, Top Gun)

Grace Conner, a military nurse formerly stationed in Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm in rural Ohio will help her recover from the ravages of war. Levi Troyer finds his pacifist beliefs challenged when he discovers his stepfather has been killed and his mother wounded by an unknown intruder. Levi and Grace are thrown together when she comes to his family's rescue and saves his mother's life. A deep attraction develops - even though a relationship between them is strictly forbidden. Levi belongs to the most conservative and isolated of all Amish sects - the Swartzentruber Amish. Even before meeting Grace, Levi had begun to question some of their teachings. He has considered leaving, but knows he will be banned forever from contact with his younger siblings and widowed mother - who need him to survive. He is torn between his love for Grace and his responsibility to his family. Grace considers leaving her beloved farm and reenlisting rather than continuing to live near the man she loves but cannot have. And a murderer must be caught. When lifelong allegiances are tested, can love and justice prevail?

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Higher Ground - 2/19/17

Stars: Eric Mabius (“Ugly Betty”), Kristin Booth (“Orphan Black”), Crystal Lowe (“Smallville”), Geoff Gustafson (“Primeval: New World”) **Special guest stars: Gregory Harrison (“Trapper John, M.D.,” “Rizzoli & Isles”), Mark Valley (“Boston Legal”), Keb’ Mo’ (Grammy award winning singer/songwriter – “Hot Pink”) and Karen Holness (Chicago). Featuring inspirational music by Grammy Winner Keb’ Mo’

March:

Aurora Teagarden: Dead Over Heels - 3/19/17

Stars: Candace Cameron Bure (pictured here) (“Christmas Under Wraps,” “Fuller House”), Marilu Henner (“Taxi,” “Brooklyn 99”)

Murder She Baked 5 - 3/26/17

Stars: Alison Sweeney (“Days of Our Lives”), Cameron Mathison (pictured below) (“All My Children”), Barbara Niven (“Chesapeake Shores”)

Hannah Swensen’s winter heats up when her pet project leads to murder. The televised Hartland Flour Bake-Off that Hannah organized is a fun diversion for Eden Lake and a great opportunity for a new baker to become a star... until one judge, high school coach Len Bishop, is killed in a bizarre hit and run with a twist. As Hannah and Detective Mike Kingston uncover suspects and unravel the mystery of Bishop's life and murder, a close call for Hannah ups the ante in their romance.

“Stay at Home Dead” (wt) Stars: Brennan Elliott (“UnREAL,” “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove”) **Based on the book series by Jeffrey Allen.

Hailey Dean Mystery 3” (wt) - April 2017

Stars: Kellie Martin (pictured) (“Mystery Woman,” “Hello It’s Me”) **Based on the book series by Nancy Grace.

Here's what in development as we speak:

“The Midnight Show Murders” Al Roker Mystery Franchise


“Darrow and Darrow” Kimberly Williams-Paisley (“According to Jim,” Father of the Bride)

Three generations of women aspire to share a house, a law practice and their feelings. Claire Darrow, an idealistic lawyer, fights for what’s right, regardless of whether it makes her a dime. Naomi is her estranged mother, whose view of the law is more elastic and profitable. They clash on nearly everything, but especially on the best way to raise Claire’s daughter, Louise, a bright 12-year-old with an older soul. Louise takes after her mother in brilliance but takes after her grandmother in knowing what makes people tick. The three of them make an unbeatable team.

“Emma Fielding Mysteries” Courtney Thorne-Smith (“Two and a Half Men,” “Melrose Place”)

“The Beach House” Andie MacDowell (“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove”)

J.L. Family Ranch 2” Jon Voight (“Ray Donovan”), James Caan (The Godfather), Teri Polo (Meet the Parents) Trevor Donovan (“90210”)

Gourmet Detective 4” Stars: Dylan Neal (“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove”), Brooke Burns (“The Chase”)

Is there one specific movie you're looking forward to so far?

2 comments:

Bob Moody said...

Aurora Teagarden and Murder She Baked. Love them both. Actually... I'm hooked on Hallmark mysteries

Anonymous said...

I would like to see more of the Flower Shop mysteries with Brooke Sheilds

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