Chronicle Mysteries

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Chronicle Mysteries is an American/Canadian mystery film series[1][2] that stars Alison Sweeney as Alex McPherson, a podcast host[3], and Benjamin Ayres as Drew Godfried, the editor of a local newspaper.[4] Set in the small Pennsylvania town of Harrington, it airs on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries in the US.

Main cast[edit]

  • Alison Sweeney as Alex McPherson, a podcast host who moves to her hometown and stays to manage the local newspaper, The Chronicle which is owned by her uncle
  • Benjamin Ayres as Drew Godfried, a single father who works as the editor-in-chief at The Chronicle newspaper
  • Michael Kopsa as Miles Lewiston, the publisher and owner of The Chronicle and Alex's uncle
  • Olivia Steele Falconer as Kendall Godfried, Drew's teenage daughter who interns with the newspaper
  • Michael Kopsa as Miles Lewiston, Alex's uncle and owner of the newspaper
  • Rebecca Staab as Eileen Bruce, a lifestyle journalist at the newspaper[5]
  • Dave Collette as Chuck Matthews, press manager at the newspaper
  • Toby Levins as Sean Mullen, a local fireman who becomes interested in Alex

Production and filming[edit]

The first three films have been shot in Vancouver, Canada.[6]

Films[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Chronicle Mysteries: Recovered"Jason BourqueMelissa SalmonsFebruary 17, 2019 (2019-02-17)[7]

Alex McPherson is the host of a podcast who returns to her hometown of Harrington in Pennsylvania seeking answers to the disappearance of her school friend, Gina DeSavio, who went missing twenty years ago in 1998. She teams up with the local newspaper, The Chronicle, to research the case from old case files and interviews with locals to try and find out what happened to Gina. She and newspaper editor-in-chief, Drew, have different outlooks on research and using technology but end up working together and striking a friendship.


2"Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man"Terry IngramMelissa SalmonsFebruary 24, 2019 (2019-02-24)[8]

The body of a woman who had been missing for three years is discovered. Her husband, acquitted for lack of evidence but now seen as guilty, asks Alex for help to clear his name. As she investigates for her podcast, Drew investigates fishy river shipping for a local scoop.


3"Chronicle Mysteries: Vines That Bind"David WeaverMelissa Salmons, Kraig WenmanMarch 3, 2019 (2019-03-03)[9]

Alex's friend and colleague at the newspaper, Rebecca, enlists her help to look into a one year old, suspicious death of the owner of a vineyard. After his death by carbon dioxide poisoning, his will divided the vineyard between his sons but the discovery of a mysterious new will now leaves everything to only one son leading to new suspicious events as Alex, Drew and Rebecca investigate.


4"Chronicle Mysteries: The Deep End"Nimisha MukerjiTBAAugust 25, 2019 (2019-08-25)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Orders THE CHRONICLE MYSTERIES From Alison Sweeney". Broadway World. 29 March 2018.
  2. ^ "ABOUT THE CHRONICLE MYSTERIES". Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "'DAYS OF OUR LIVES' STAR ALISON SWEENEY'S LOVE OF TRUE CRIME PODCASTS INSPIRED HER NEW HALLMARK SERIES 'CHRONICLE MYSTERIES". Newsweek. 15 February 2019.
  4. ^ "'Chronicle Mysteries' Starring Alison Sweeney Coming To Hallmark Soon". tvshowsace. 10 January 2019.
  5. ^ "ICYMI Rebecca Staab Interview". Soap Opera Digest. 2018-12-05. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  6. ^ "Days of our Lives Star Alison Sweeney Talks New Hallmark Series, True Crime Podcasts and Holiday Movies". Parade.com. 16 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Hallmark's 'Chronicle Mysteries': Cast & Where Filmed". Heavy. 17 February 2019.
  8. ^ "'Chronicle Mysteries: Wrong Man' Hallmark Movie Premiere: Cast, Trailer, Synopsis, Air Date". IB Times. 24 February 2019.
  9. ^ "'Chronicle Mysteries: Vines That Bind' Hallmark Movie Premiere: Cast, Trailer, Synopsis, Date". IB Times. 3 March 2019.

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