Morning Show Mysteries Movies in Order: How Many Are There?

Morning Show Mysteries is a series of mystery movies that air on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel. It premiered on January 21, 2018, and it is still ongoing today. The movies are based on the Billy Blessing novels by Al Roker.

The series of movies follow a TV chef Billie Blessings and a homicide detective Ian Jackson, as they got mixed up in one murder investigation, and their investigation team-up leads to multiple follow-ups. In this post, you will find everything you need to start watching the series, or if you want to catch up with the Morning Show Mysteries movie series.

How many Morning Show Mysteries movies are there?

Currently, there are six movies in the Morning Show Mysteries movie series. The first movie came out in 2018, and the most recent came out in 2021.

Morning Show Mysteries movies in order (at a glance)

There are six Morning Show Mysteries movies in the series. It centers on a TV Morning Show host/chef Billie Blessings who solves mysteries with police detective Ian Jackson. During the course of the series, they develop a romantic relationship, as well as a professional relationship.

  1. Morning Show Mysteries: Mortal Mishaps (2018)
  2. Morning Show Mysteries: Murder on the Menu (2018)
  3. Morning Show Mysteries: A Murder in Mind (2019)
  4. Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder (2019)
  5. Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design (2019)
  6. Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After (2021)

Next, we are going to see what is the best way to watch this Hallmark mystery movie series to fully understand it.

What is the best way to watch Morning Show Mysteries movies?

The best way to watch Morning Show Mysteries movies is by release date. Every movie explores a different mystery, but one thing that is constant is the relationship between Billie Blessings played by Holly Robinson Peete, and Rick Fox as detective Ian Jackson. In the most recent episode called Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After, Fox leaves the show and he is replaced by Colin Lawrence who plays the new head of homicide, Detective Sergeant Tyrell Price.

Morning Show Mysteries movies in order of release date

1. Morning Show Mysteries: Mortal Mishaps (2018)

Director: Terry Ingram

Writer: Shelley Evans, Al Roker

Runtime: 2h 0m

Synopsis: Billie Blessings has gone from beloved chef, restaurant owner, and morning show segment host to #1 suspect in a murder case when one of the executives at the network dies from poisoning. When the head chef at Billie’s restaurant is arrested and held as a suspect, Billie takes matters into her own hands by digging deeper into a mystery that could incriminate people close to her while risking her own life in the process.

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2. Morning Show Mysteries: Murder on the Menu (2018)

Director: Kevin Fair

Writer: Shelley Evans

Runtime: 2h 0m

Synopsis: Beloved chef, restaurant owner, and morning show segment host Billie Blessings becomes a key player in a deliciously deceptive murder mystery when a body is found in the trunk of her on-camera celebrity guest chef’s rental car. After the chef returns to the show and is implicated in a prior murder, Billie is targeted for the on-air ambush, even though she’s pretty sure the guy didn’t do it. Now caught in the middle of this mess, Billie must uncover who the killer is, without compromising the investigation led by Ian Jackson, the cop with whom she has a complicated history.

3. Morning Show Mysteries: A Murder in Mind (2019)

Director: Kevin Fair

Writer: Amber Benson

Runtime: 1h 24m

Synopsis: Billie Blessings searches for the real killer when her friend is accused of murder.

4. Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder (2019)

Director: Kevin Fair

Writer: Shelley Evans

Runtime: 1h 23m

Synopsis: When a beloved supermarket owner is killed in the early morning hours before opening, restauranteur and TV chef Billie Blessings (Robinson Peete) becomes involved in the investigation of what quickly appears to be the work of a clever and darkly sinister serial killer. Even as her relationship with police detective Ian Jackson (Fox) begins to take a more romantic turn, Billie cannot resist involvement in the case, despite putting herself in tremendous danger.

5. Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design (2019)

Director: Kevin Fair

Writer: Amber Benson

Runtime: 1h 24m

Synopsis: Chef Billie Blessings’ best friend Marian is hired to redecorate the TV studio. When Marian’s twin sister is murdered, Billie must investigate their close friends to find the killer.

6. Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After (2021)

Director: Kevin Fair

Writer: Amber Benson

Runtime: 2h 0m

Synopsis: TV host Billie Blessings finds bones in the basement of an old friend’s house, unearthing a dark secret that threatens to unravel the lives of the most powerful people in her city.

Where to watch Morning Show Mysteries movies?

All six Morning Show Mysteries movies can be found on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel. If you miss them on the channel, the movies can be found on Hallmark Channel Everywhere which is free for everyone who has a cable TV log-in. Like all other Hallmark movies are also available to rent or purchase on Amazon.

Do you need to watch Morning Show Mysteries movies in order?

No, you don’t necessarily have to watch all Morning Show Mysteries movies in order. Every movie has its own stand-alone mystery that our protagonists’ have to solve from the begging to the end.

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Are Morning Show Mysteries movies connected?

Morning Show Mysteries movies are connected when it comes to the characters, but not the plot. The premise of the movie is always the same, a mystery happens that is somehow connected to our protagonist Billie Blessings and she has to join forces with the police detective Ian Jackson to solve the mystery. But, everything else is different in every movie.

Will there be more Morning Show Mysteries movies?

New Morning Show Mysteries movies for the year 2022 haven’t yet been announced. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel hasn’t announced its decision on the renewal or cancelation of the Morning Show Mysteries movies. But, it looks like the new Morning Show Mysteries movies are due to happen because the general consensus on the movie series is positive. As of the current 2021st season, critics’ and viewers’ reviews are good, and the overall score of Morning Show Mystery on IMDb, as well as television ratings and reception on Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes, are also good.

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