Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Kicks Off 2019 with Must Solve Sundays

In JANUARY, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries kicks off the network’s MUST SOLVE SUNDAYS lineup with two all-new, original movies starting with “Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness” (Sunday, January 20, 9 p.m. ET/PT) and “Mystery 101” (Sunday, January 27, 9 p.m. ET/PT).

In FEBRUARY, the whodunnit movies continue with the return of “Emma Fielding Mysteries: More Bitter Than Death,” (Sunday, February 10, 9 p.m. ET/PT), followed by all-new movie series, “The Chronicle Mysteries: Recovered,” (Sunday, February 17, 9 p.m. ET/PT) and “The Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man,” (Sunday, February 24, 9 p.m. ET/PT).

In MARCH, the third instalment, “The Chronicle Mysteries: Vines that Bind,” (Sunday, March 3, 9 p.m. ET/PT) premieres, followed by the all-new, highly anticipated “Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For,” (Sunday, March 10, 9 p.m. ET/PT).

‘RUBY HERRING MYSTERIES: SILENT WITNESS’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, January 20 (9PM ET/PT)

Starring: Taylor Cole (“The Originals,” “Summerland”), Stephen Huszar (“Paradise Falls”) and Shawn Christian

While attending her sister’s wedding at a resort in the mountains outside Seattle, TV consumer reporter Ruby Herring (Cole) becomes involved in a murder mystery when an old family friend drowns under suspicious circumstances. Encouraged by her dad, legendary investigative crime reporter John Herring (Christian), Ruby conducts her own unorthodox investigation, to the consternation of Jake Killian (Huszar), the handsome, by-the-book Seattle P.D. homicide detective assigned to the case.

‘MYSTERY 101’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, January 27 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha

Amy (Wagner) is an expert in whodunnits and sizing people up, so when she meets detective Travis (Polaha), investigating a plant theft, Amy deduces he’s new in town and divorced by his accent and missing wedding band. Though Travis can’t discuss his investigation, he and Amy banter playfully while she waits for her student Lacey, who doesn’t show. Fearing Lacey is in trouble when her boyfriend turns up dead, and connecting a colleague’s “suicide” with the plant theft, Amy unravels both mysteries and risks her life. Now Travis must sleuth fast, or his blooming romance with Amy could die on the vine.

‘EMMA FIELDING MYSTERIES: MORE BITTER THAN DEATH’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, February 10, (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring: Courtney Thorne-Smith, James Tupper, Mark Valley

While hosting the annual gathering of the Association for the Study of American Archaeology at Kenzer College, Emma Fielding (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 (Tupper) have plenty of likely suspects from which to choose, including Duncan Thatcher (Valley), the rather self-important archaeologist who Emma was not expecting to attend, and who just happens to be her former fiancé.

‘THE CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: RECOVERED’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, February 17, (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring: Alison Sweeney, Benjamin Ayres

Alex McPherson (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 (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. And, when Alex links her inquiries about the missing girl to a recent murder, she quickly realizes that she might just be the killer’s next target.

‘THE CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: THE WRONG MAN’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, February 24, (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring: Alison Sweeney, Benjamin Ayres

The latest edition of Alex McPherson’s (Sweeney) true crime podcast finds her investigating a three-year-old murder of a woman whose body has only recently been discovered. In reviewing the case for her podcast, Alex discovers the shocking truth about the killer, and helps to exonerate two men wrongly accused of the crime.

‘THE CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: VINES THAT BIND’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, March 3, (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring: Alison Sweeney, Benjamin Ayres

The latest edition of Alex McPherson’s (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 local police. Before Alex can get to the bottom of what she feels was a murder, another member of the family is felled by a bullet. She and her colleagues soon amass a formidable roster of suspects, of whom had the motive and opportunity to commit the crimes.

‘CROSSWORD MYSTERIES: A PUZZLE TO DIE FOR’

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Sunday, March 10, (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Starring: Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, Barbara Niven, John Kapelos

From Executive Producer Will Shortz, known for being the crossword puzzle editor at The New York Times, comes a movie about a New York Sentinel Crosswords editor Tess Harper (Chabert), who becomes involved in a murder mystery following the death of a prominent gallery owner. She discovers that art heists are being foreshadowed by clues in one of her newspaper’s weekly puzzles. Reluctant to accept her help at first, Lt. Logan O’Connor (Elliott) eventually lets her in on the investigation, and together they work to find the killer.


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