Hallmark Channel’s “Fall into Love” programming event continues in October with three all-new original movie premieres celebrating friendship, the importance of family and fresh beginnings.
On Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, there is double the intrigue when twin sisters take on a brand-new mystery; new starts are on the horizon as a woman nearing a milestone birthday rethinks what she wants from life and a former pop star finds a second chance at love – and his career – in an unlikely way.
PREMIERING ON HALLMARK CHANNEL IN OCTOBER:
Saturday, October 1 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Tamera Mowry-Housley, Lyndie Greenwood, Krystal Joy Brown, Brad James
After a booking mix-up, Samara’s (Mowry-Housley) birthday getaway turns into a week-long retreat on Edisto Island, in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, where she and her two best friends (Greenwood, Brown) rediscover their passions, their purpose and romance.
Saturday, October 8 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Taylor Cole, Michael Ironside, Corey Sevier
Based on the novel by Beth Labonte
Amy (Cole) is a novelist who returns to her hometown to look after her stubborn grandfather Tom (Ironside) and his pumpkin-themed store. While there, she crosses paths with a man (Sevier) from her past.
‘AUTUMN IN THE CITY’
Saturday, October 15 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Aimeé Teegarden, Evan Roderick
Piper Grant (Teegarden) moves to New York for a fresh start and to find her career passion. As she bounces between different exciting temp jobs that take her all over the city, she meets Austin Edwards (Roderick), an aspiring writer. While Piper’s sunny optimism is at odds with Austin’s jaded personality, the magic of the autumn season soon brings them closer together. When Piper realizes her true passion is illustration, they decide to team up on a children’s book project, and in the process, they discover the thing they’re really searching for might be each other.
PREMIERING ON HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES IN OCTOBER:
‘NIKKI & NORA: SISTER SLEUTHS’
Sunday, October 2 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Hunter King, Rhiannon Fish
Fraternal twins Nikki (King) and Nora (Fish) are forced back into each other’s lives when they inherit a detective agency. As they solve a murder, they realize their differences may be their greatest advantage.
Sunday, October 9 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Teri Hatcher, James Tupper, Brian Markinson, June Laporte, Matreya Scarrwena
With her 50th birthday a week away, Mindy (Hatcher), a divorced teacher, finds herself in the throes of a bonafide mid-life crisis. The timing isn’t ideal, as it coincides with a long weekend visit from her daughter Rita (Laporte) and Rita’s girlfriend Emma (Scarrwena), who comes along with her uncle Sam (Tupper)…Mindy’s former high school sweetheart she hasn’t spoken to in over three decades. Her ex-husband Marc (Markinson) gets thrown into the mix at Rita’s request, adding to Mindy’s angst. Between two exes under one roof vying for her affection and trying to talk Rita out of the big 50th birthday party she’s planning, Mindy has a lot to navigate as she learns to embrace her life and discover what she truly wants as she starts the next chapter.
Sunday, October 16 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: James Denton, Sherri Saum, Peter Benson, Julia Benson, Sheppard Denton
When Jack Chandeller (Denton) and Barrett Woodward’s (Saum) mutual friends Naomi (Julia Benson) and Simon (Peter Benson) are ready to tie the knot, they ask the pair to be Best Man and Maid of Honor. Barrett is a buttoned-up college professor and Jack is a laid-back former pop star who have always been like oil and water, but they agree to set aside their differences to support Naomi and Simon. At the engagement party, an impromptu duet between Barrett and Jack begins to thaw the frost between them, much to his son Teddy’s (Sheppard Denton) dismay as Barrett is his professor. Slowly, Best Man and Maid of Honor begin to change their perceptions of each other and find they may be more in tune than either of them would have imagined.