Soap Alums Seek Out the Truth in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ Newest Signature Series Premieres
Popular movie mysteries surround murder, a psychic, theft and a romance writer.
This is the week for new premieres… Soaps.com already alerted readers to the Hallmark Channel’s Spring Fever movie lineup, which premieres this weekend and features soap opera stars from All My Children, Another World, Days of our Lives and Guiding Light. Hallmark’s sister channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, also has a new set of movies to debut starting Sunday March 29 to include former Days of our Lives and One Life to Live actors.
Mystery 101: An Education in Murder
Jill Wagner and Kristoffer Polaha are back as Professor Amy Winslow and Detective Travis Burke in the latest Mystery 101 movie Mystery 101: An Education in Murder. Professor Amy Winslow has a hard time believing her colleague, a Mark Twain scholar, is capable of murder. As the man sits in prison for injecting strychnine into the asthma inhaler of a professor who recently uncovered an early draft of Huck Finn at an estate sale, she’s set on proving her friend’s innocence. Though she turns to Detective Travis Burke for help he’s put in a bad position since his predecessor is the same cop who convicted the man. A young woman appears who’s working on a book about the case, which turns out to be similar to a five year old unsolved murder… Tune in for the premiere Sunday March 29 at 9:00 PM.
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Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder
Taylor Cole, Stephen Huszar and One Life to Live alum John Wesley Shipp (Eddie Ford) return as Seattle 57 News’ TV crime reporter Ruby Herring, Seattle PD detective Jake Killian and Ruby’s father retired detective John Herring in the next Ruby Herring Mysteries installment Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder. After a cold case involving a murdered psychic is reopened, Ruby begins receiving anonymous tips. Ruby and Jake, with the help of her father, set out to find the killer and end up uncovering a plot to frame an innocent person. The new movie airs Sunday April 5 at 9:00 PM.
Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Heist and Seek
Candace Cameron Bure’s popular mystery series, Aurora Teagarden Mysteries is adding a new movie to its franchise Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Heist and Seek, co-starring Niall Matter as Nick Miller, Marilu Henner as Aurora’s mom Aida Teagarden, Lexa Doig as Sally Allison and Peter Benson as Detective Arthur Smith. A theft at the Lawrenceton Library’s annual fundraising leads to capital crimes, when Aurora Teagarden begins her unorthodox investigation into the missing rare Elizabethan artifact, the Leicester’s Gift. It’s soon revealed that two murders were committed by someone who would stop at nothing to obtain the artifact that was on loan from the Seattle Museum of History. Update: Though the mystery was originally scheduled to premiere on Sunday April 12 at 9:00 PM, it has been pushed to Sunday May 17 at 9:00 PM.
Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance
Days of our Lives, Sunset Beach alum Victor Webster (Nicholas Alamain; Roger) and Danica McKellar team up once again as Detective Kyle Cooper and Angie Dove in the new Matchmaker Mysteries movie Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance. Matchmaker Angie gets caught up with Kyle in another case when a romance writer is murdered. Both will have to read between the lines to pinpoint the real killer. The premiere airs Sunday April 25 at 9:00 PM.
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