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A basic cable network owned by Hallmark Cards (via its Crown Media subsidiary), and a sister network to the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Family. The channel was known as the Hallmark Movie Channel until 2014, then Hallmark Movies & Mysteries until 2024.

As evidenced by the name, much of its programming consists of mystery themed television films and series (mostly belonging to the Cozy Mystery sub-genre), as well as more of Hallmark's standard family friendly fare that isn't mystery-oriented. Notable titles include the Aurora Teagarden and Murder, She Baked films.

Original Hallmark Mystery productions:

Film series
  • Aurora Teagarden: Based on the book series by Charlaine Harris. Aurora “Roe” Teagarden (Candace Cameron Bure) is a Georgia librarian who runs the “Real Murders Club”, a group of true crime enthusiasts. A keen Amateur Sleuth, she often gets involved in solving local crimes and murders. 18 films aired from 2015 to 2022. Initially concluding after Bure departed Hallmark in 2022, it was later decided to continue on with a prequel series of films starring Skyler Samuels as a younger Aurora. The first of these “Something New”, aired in 2023.
  • Chronicle Mysteries: Alex McPherson is a Pennsylvania podcaster turned editor of local newspaper ‘’The Chronicle’’. She is aided by editor-in-chief Drew Godfrey (Benjamin Ayres). Five films have aired since 2019.
  • Crossword Mysteries: Tess Harper (Lacey Chabert) is a Crossword Puzzle editor for the New York Sentinel. She is paired with cop Logan O’Connor (Brennan Elliott). Six films have aired since 2019.
  • Curious Caterer: Based on the Goldy Schulz novels by Diane Mott Davidson. Goldy Berry (Nikki Deloach) is a Colorado caterer and single mom, teamed with detective Tom Shultz (Creator/Andrew Waker). Three films have aired since 2022.
  • Darrow & Darrow: Idealistic lawyer Claire Darrow (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) fights cases alongside Assistant District Attorney Miles Strasburg (Tom Cavanagh) and her estranged mother Joanna Darrow (Wendie Malick). Four films aired from 2017 to 2019.
  • Emma Fielding Mysteries: Based on the book series by Dana Cameron. Archaeology professor Emma Fielding (Courtney Thorne-Smith) who gets embroiled in mysteries related to the sites and locations she excavates, alongside FBI agent Jim Conner (James Tupper). Three films aired from 2017 to 2019.
  • Fixer Upper Mysteries: Based on the book series by Kate Carlisle. Shannon Hughes (Jewel) is a construction company owner who solves crimes with investigative reporter Mac Sullivan (Colin Ferguson). Three films aired from 2017 to 2018.
  • Flower Shop Mysteries: Based on the book series by Kate Collins. Abby Knight (Brooke Shields) is a former lawyer turned florist, who solves crimes with Marco Salvare (Brennan Elliott), a PI turned bar owner. Beau Bridges co-starred as Abby’s father, Jeffrey. Three films aired from January to June 2016.
  • Garage Sale Mysteries: Based on the book series by Suzi Weinert. Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) is the owner of an antiques store, who gets embroiled in the mysteries related to the objects she sells at garage sales. 16 films aired from 2013 to 2020. The series was discontinued after Loughlin was fired due to the 2019 college admissions scandal.
  • The Gourmet Detective: Based on the book series by Peter King. Henry Ross (Dylan Neal) is a gourmet chef and food blogger, who solves mysteries whilst paired with San Francisco cop Maggie Price (Brooke Burns). Five films aired from 2015 to 2020.
  • Hailey Dean Mysteries: Based on the book series by Nancy Grace. Hailey Dean (Kellie Martin) is a prosecutor turned therapist/marriage counsellor. Nine films aired from 2016 to 2019. The first book “The 11th Victim” had previously been adapted for Creator/Lifetime, with Jennie Garth as Hailey.
  • The Jane Mysteries: Singer Jane Da Silva (Jodie Sweetin) inherits a detective agency. The first film aired in 2023.
  • Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries: Based on the book series by Philip R. Craig. Retired Boston detective Jeff Jackson (Jesse Metcalfe) solves crimes in his Massachusetts hometown, alongside medical examiner Zee Madieras (Sarah Lind). Four films have aired since 2020.
  • Matchmaker Mysteries: Angie Dove (Danica McKellar) is a matchmaker who undertakes amateur investigations of murder cases, along with Detective Kyle Cooper (Victor Webster). Bruce Boxleitner co-stars as Angie’s dad, retired cop Nick Colomba. Three films aired from 2019 to 2021.
  • Morning Show Mysteries: Based on the Billy Blessing book series by Al Roker and Dick Lochte. Billie Blessings (Holly Robinson Peete) is Seattle TV chef who becomes embroiled in several murder cases. She is assisted by cop Ian Jackson (Rick Fox) and later by his replacement, Tyrell Price (Colin Lawrence). Six films have aired since 2018.
  • Murder, She Baked: Based on the book series by Joanne Fluke. Hannah Swensen (Alison Sweeney) is a baker, who solves crimes in the small Minnesota town of Lake Eden. She is aided (often reluctantly) by police detective, and love interest Mike Kingston (Cameron Mathison). Eight films aired since 2015. In 2021, the series was retitled The Hannah Swensen Mysteries.
  • Mystery 101: Amy Winslow (Jill Wagner) is a Washington college literature professor, specialising in crime fiction. She becomes a consultant for police detective Travis Burke (Kristoffer Polaha). Robin Thomas co-stars as Amy’s father, author Graham Winslow. Seven films have aired since 2019.
  • Picture Perfect Mysteries: Allie Adams (Alexa Vega) is a New England photographer who teams up with fresh faced detective Sam Acosta (Carlos Pena Vega). Three films aired from 2019 to 2020.
  • Ruby Herring Mysteries: Ruby Herring (Taylor Cole) is a Seattle crime reporter, paired with Det. Jake Killian (Stephen Huszar). John Wesley Shipp co-stars as Ruby’s father John. Three films aired from 2019 to 2020.
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The focus is on four Denver postal workers, who track down the intended recipients of lost letters. A pilot film aired in 2013, with a series of ten 40 episodes airing in 2014. 12 further films have aired since late 2014.

Non-series films

  • Along Came A Nanny (2014): Detective Mike Logan (Cameron Mathison) goes undercover as a nanny to solve a series of burglaries, and falls in love with real nanny Jessie (Sarah Lancaster).
  • An Uncommon Grace (2017): Army nurse Grace Connor (Jes Macallan) investigates a killing amongst Ohio’s Amish community.
  • The Cases of Mystery Lane (2023): Birdie (Aimee Garcia) and Alden Case (Paul Campbell) are amateur sleuths who take on a murder investigation.
  • Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch (2024): American psychologist Lauren Elliott (Brooke D'Orsay) pairs up with French cop Andre Dubreuil (Gilles Marini) to investigate a murder at a Paris fashion show.
  • Crime Time: Free Fall (2024): Hadley Warner (Lyndie Greenwood) is a crime-show actress turned amateur sleuth who investigates a case alongside Detective Shawn Caden (Luke Macfarlane).
  • Cut, Color, Murder (2022): Hairdresser Ali Reed (Julie Gonzalo) and Detective Kyle Crawford (Ryan McPartlin) investigate the murder of a beauty pageant creator.
  • The Dancing Detective: A Deadly Tango (2023): Detective Constance Bailey (Lacey Chabert) goes undercover as a dancer to solve a case alongside professional dancer Sebastian Moore (Will Kemp).
  • Deck the Halls (2011): Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. Private detective Regan Reilly (Scottie Thompson) investigates the kidnapping of two people, one of whom is her father (David Selby). She is aided by amateur sleuth Alvirah Meehan (Kathy Najimy) and her husband Willy (Larry Miller).
  • Family History Mysteries: Buried Past (2023): Genealogist Sophie McClure (Janel Parrish) attempts to locate a bone marrow donor.
  • Francesca Quinn, PI (2022): Private investigator Francesca “Frankie” Quinn (Mallory Jansen) investigates the murder of her fiancé, with the aid of her ex, Detective Wyn Rousseau (Dylan Bruce).
  • Gilded Newport Mysteries: Murder at the Breakers (2024): Based on the novel by Alyssa Maxwell. Set in Rhode Island in 1895, society page writer Emma Vanderbilt-Cross (Ali Skovbye) teams up with detective Jesse Whyte (Danny Griffin), to clear her half brother Brady (James Drew Dean) of murder.
  • Guiding Emily (2023): Recently blinded Emily (Sarah Drew) comes to terms with her new condition with the help of guide dog Garth (voiced by Eric McCormack).
  • Holly & Ivy (2020)
  • J.L. Family Ranch (2016): Rancher John Landsburg (Jon Voight), battles allegations from old foe Tap Peterson (James Caan), regarding the legitimacy of his ownership of his family ranch. Co-stars Teri Polo and Melanie Griffith.
  • Jesse Stone: Lost In Paradise (2015): Based on the character created by Robert B. Parker. Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) is the police chief of the small town of Paradise, Massachusetts, who undertakes an investigation into an apparent serial killer. This was the ninth in a series of films based on the Jesse Stone novels. The previous eight films had aired on CBS.
  • My Gal Sunday (2014): Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Retired White House Secretary of State Henry Parker (Cameron Mathison) and his wife Sandra “Sunday” O’Brien-Parker (Rachel Blanchard) investigate the kidnapping of Henry’s parents (Jack Wagner and Janet-Laine Green).
  • Mystery Island (2023): Police shrink Dr. Emilia Priestly (Elizabeth Henstridge) is invited to a murder mystery retreat, only to end up investigating a real murder alongside local cop Jason Trent (Charlie Weber).
  • The Mystery Cruise (2013): Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. A sequel to Deck the Halls. Regan (Michelle Harrison) and Alvirah (Gail O'Grady) solve a murder on board a luxury liner. Larry Miller returns as Willy.
  • Nikki & Nora: Sister Sleuths (2022): The Sullivan sisters Nikki (Hunter King) and Nora (Rhiannon Fish) inherit a detective agency, and become embroiled in a murder investigation.
  • Redemption in Cherry Springs (2021): Reporter Melanie Abrams (Rochelle Aytes) investigates the disappearance of her childhood friend, with the aid of Detective Jake Collins (Keith D Robinson).
  • To Catch A Spy (2021): Travel writer Chloe Day (Nathalie Kelley) witnesses a murder in a Malta hotel, and sets out to find the killer. Also stars Colin Donnell and Patti Murin.
  • True Justice: Family Ties (2024): Law student Casey Barlowe (Katherine McNamara) sets out to prove that her brother has been falsely accused of murder.
  • Wedding Planner Mystery (2014): Based on the novel ‘’Veiled Threats’’ by Deborah Donnelly. Carnegie Kincaid (Erica Durance) is an event planner who becomes a suspect following a murder, and the subsequent kidnapping of a bride.
  • White Hot (2016): Based on the novel by Sandra Brown. Interior designer Sayre Hoyle (Shenae Grimes-Beech) returns to her Louisiana hometown to attend her brother’s funeral, and uncover the truth behind his death. Sean Faris and John Schneider co-star.

Alternative Title(s): Hallmark Movies And Mysteries