HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES LAUNCHES SIGNATURE MYSTERY:
THE PREMIERE SUNDAY NIGHT DESTINATION FEATURING
NEW MYSTERY FRANCHISES AND ORIGINALS OF RETURNING MYSTERY FAVORITES
New Franchises include "Chronicle Mysteries," "Crossword Mysteries"
and "Picture Perfect Mysteries" (wt)
New, Original Movies from Popular Franchises "Morning Show Mysteries,"
"Hailey Dean Mysteries," "Garage Sale Mysteries" and "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries"
PASADENA, CA - February 9, 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. On the heels of successful ratings in Q4, 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. The announcement was made today as part of Crown Media Family Networks' bi-annual Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
"Viewers have a strong appetite for our mysteries, and we're thrilled to introduce new characters and develop partnerships with extraordinary talent to complement returning viewer favorites as we take our audiences on smart, exciting and thrilling adventures," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "Launching SIGNATURE MYSTERY as a Sunday night TV destination for smart Who Dunnits lets our viewers know we are deeply committed to the genre," Vicary concluded.
NEW SIGNATURE MYSTERY FRANCHISE PREMIERES ON HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES INCLUDE:
Starring: Alison Sweeney and Benjamin Ayres
Sunday, February 17, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, February 24, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, March 3, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Starring: Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, John Kapelos and Barbara Niven
Sunday, March 10, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, October 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, October 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, October 20, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
"Morning Show Mysteries"
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox
Sunday, April 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, April 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, April 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
"Hailey Dean Mysteries"
Starring: Kellie Martin
Sunday, May 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, May 12, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, May 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
"Picture Perfect Mysteries"
Starring: Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega
Sunday, June 2, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
"Garage Sale Mysteries"
Starring: Lori Loughlin
Sunday, August 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, August 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, August 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, August 25, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
"Aurora Teagarden Mysteries"
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure
Sunday, September 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, September 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, September 29, at 9 p.m. ET/PT