The Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries have new movies lined up for May 2021, along with some repeats scheduled of fans’ favorite movies. Here’s a look at what Hallmark is planning for May.
Keep in mind that Hallmark can sometimes change the schedule with little notice. Hearts Down Under, for example, was originally scheduled as a May movie, and then its premiere date was moved up to April 24.
Here’s the schedule for May:
Saturday, May 1 Features a ‘Love Around the World’ Marathon & a ‘Chronicle Mysteries’ Marathon
Saturday, May 1, is a “Love Around the World” Marathon on The Hallmark Channel, featuring a number of movies that were filmed at exotic locations. The schedule includes:
- Love on Iceland: 9 a.m. Eastern
- Love on Safari: 11 a.m. Eastern
- Mix Up in the Mediterranean: 1 p.m. Eastern
- Winter in Vail: 3 p.m. Eastern
- Pearl in Paradise: 5 p.m. Eastern
- Summer Villa: 7 p.m. Eastern
- Love, Romance, & Chocolate: 9 p.m. Eastern
- Sun, Sand & Romance: 11 p.m. Eastern
Meanwhile, on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, a “Chronicle Mysteries” marathon will air on May 1 starring Alison Sweeney and Benjamin Ayres.
‘Murder She Baked’ Marathon Airs on Sunday, May 2
On Sunday, May 2, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is airing a “Murder She Baked” marathon starring Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison.
‘Baby, It’s Cold Inside’ Premieres Saturday, May 8
Starring Jocelyn Hund and Steve Lund, “Baby It’s Cold Inside” premieres on Saturday, May 8 at 9 p.m. Eastern.
The synopsis reads: “When a travel agent up for a promotion is directed to forgo her tropical vacation to instead visit the world-famous Ice Hotel, she discovers her sacrifices are more than compensated.”
‘When Calls the Heart’ Season Finale Airs Sunday, May 9
The season finale of “When Calls the Heart” airs Sunday, May 9. The episode is called “The Kiss” and the synopsis reads: “Elizabeth has finally realized who she’s supposed to be with. Big changes are coming to Hope Valley. The town rallies together to say goodbye and good luck to one of their own.”
‘Good Witch’ Sneak Peek Airs Sunday, May 9
A “Good Witch” sneak peek airs Sunday, May 9, promoting Season 7. The sneak peek starts at 10:06 p.m. Eastern.
‘Sweet Carolina’ Premieres Saturday, May 15
Starring Lacey Chabert and Tyler Hynes, “Sweet Carolina” premieres on Saturday, May 15.
The synopsis reads: “Marketing executive, Josie, returns home when she becomes the unexpected guardian of her niece and nephew. While there, she reconnects with Cooper, her high school boyfriend.”
‘Good Witch’ Marathon Airs Saturday, May 15
Also on May 15, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is airing a ‘Good Witch’ marathon in preparation for the show’s season premiere the next day on The Hallmark Channel.
‘Good Witch’ Season Premiere Airs Sunday, May 16
“Good Witch” premieres its new season on Sunday, May 16, at 9 p.m. Eastern. The first episode is called “The Party.” The synopsis reads: “Cassie and Sam’s much overdue date doesn’t go as planned and they end up stranded on an island. Joy dreams about her parents.”
New ‘Martha’s Vineyard Mystery’ Premieres Sunday, May 16
A new “A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery” movie premieres on Sunday, May 16 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. This one is called “Poisoned in Paradise” and premieres at 8 p.m. Eastern, starring Jesse Metcalfe and Sarah Lind.
‘Moonlight in Vermont’ Re-Airs on Saturday, May 22
At the time of publication, Hallmark doesn’t have a new movie scheduled for Saturday night, May 22. Instead, “Moonlight in Vermont” will be re-airing at 9 p.m. Eastern.
A New ‘Morning Show Mysteries’ Premieres May 23
A new “Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After” premieres on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on May 23.
New Movies Are Already Scheduled for June
Hallmark has already announced new movies for June, ET Online reported. Keep in mind that this schedule can change.
June 5 will kick off Hallmark’s Summer Nights series with You Had Me at Aloha starring Pascale Hutton and Kavan Smith of When Calls the Heart. The synopsis reads: “When the host of a popular travel show resigns, the network enlists Paige, to step in for the next season set in Hawaii. Unbeknownst to her, they have also hired Ben, who likes to push everything to the extreme. As these two new co-hosts clash over their opposing ideas for production, they grapple with the fact that not only do they need each other to further their careers, but they also balance each other on and off the screen.”
Next will air Baker’s Son on June 12, starring Eloise Mumford and Brant Daugherty. The synopsis reads: “Matt’s passion transforms his bread from bland to brilliant. But when his bread loses its magic, the island locals panic and turn to Annie –- Matt’s childhood friend and true love –- for help.”
“Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Til Death Do Us Part” is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Eastern on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
After that, Hallmark will air Her Pen Pal on June 19, starring Mallory Jansen and Josh Sasse. The synopsis reads: “Event planner Victoria (Jansen) can’t wait to attend –- and plan –- her best friend’s wedding in Paris. But when she finds out her ex is bringing a date, Victoria reconnects with her French childhood pen pal (Sasse).”
June 26 will conclude the series with a movie called Sand Dollar Cove starring Chad Michael Murray and Aly Michalka. The synopsis reads: “Real estate development project manager Elli is sent by her company to the quaint, seaside Connecticut town of Sand Dollar Cove to acquire the beachfront property they’ve chosen as the site of their new resort. Brody, the charming local who holds the deed, wants to make sure the town’s beloved pier — where many memories have been made over the years — remains intact. Elli and Brody spend time together while she tries to figure out a way to make the deal work and the undeniable connection between them grows. Based on the book by Nancy Naigle.”