April TV Movie Roundup

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I Almost Married a Serial Killer

Premieres: April 5th, 8/7c. ET on Lifetime Movie Network

Stars: Krista Allen and Louis Mandylor

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

To escape a serial killer, a single mom and her daughter enter witness protection, only to find their lives in greater danger than ever.

Thoughts

The knife is this movie trailer looks like a cake icing knife. I know this is going to very bad, but perhaps it is so bad it is good? “Pour it Up”

My Killer Client

Premieres: April 6th, 8/7c on Lifetime

Stars: Tammin Sursok, Allison Paige and Greg Perrow

Synopsis (Via Lifetime)

Christa Bright is an aspiring personal stylist who has an instant connection with new client Kat Niven, a shy woman who needs help gaining confidence. But when Kat’s admiration for Christa turns into plain obsession, Christa begins to get suspicious. She soon discovers that Kat is her fianc Jack’s ex-girlfriend and she’s trying to become Christa in a demented ploy to win Jack back for good.

Thoughts

The preview trailer looks fun! Seriously who would wear that socks and sandals combo. “Pour it up” for fashion makeovers.

True Love Blooms

Premieres: April 6th, 8/7c on Hallmark Channel

Stars: Sara Rue and Jordan Bridges.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

Spring is in full bloom as urban gardener Vikki fights to save her community garden from a real estate developer. But it’s not just the flowers that are blooming this spring, also love.

Thoughts

I’m conflicted, I like Sara Rue and Jordan Bridges’ dad. This movie however looks TERRIBLE. We’ve come to saving the community garden? This is high stakes? “Put a Cork in It”

Nightmare Tenant

Premieres: April 7th, 8/7c on Lifetime

Stars: Lauralee Bell and Virginia Tucker

Synopsis (Via Lifetime)

After her daughter Lacey goes off to a prestigious university, Carol finds herself with an empty nest and decides to rent out her room. When Nikki, a local college student answers the ad, it feels like a perfect fit. What Carol doesn’t know is that Nikki was her daughter’s high school rival, and that she believes Carol cheated her out of a chance to attend a better school by pulling strings for Lacey. Now, Nikki has come to avenge the future she feels has been stolen from her.

Thoughts

It’s like Grey’s Anatomy but on Lifetime. Totally here for this. “Pour it Up”

Secrets in a Small Town

Premieres: April 13th, 8/7c on Lifetime

Stars: Rya Kihlstedt, Kate Drummond, Al Mukadam, Kamilla Kowal

Synopsis (Via Lifetime)

Inspired by a true story. After her husband’s death, single mother Claire moves to a small town, so she and her daughter Sarah can have a fresh start. But when Sarah suddenly goes missing after basketball tryouts, Claire’s life is thrown into a tailspin. Though the police are determined that her search is futile, Claire knows that her daughter is in danger. And someone else knows it too–it seems there are members of Claire’s new community willing to go to dangerous lengths to stop her from learning the truth, including the team’s coach. Claire will need to uncover the town’s darkest secrets if she ever hopes to see her daughter again.

Thoughts

This sounds scary and it is based on a true story. Do I trust Lifetime to do this story justice? Not really. “Let it Breathe”

Bottled with Love

Premieres: April 13th 8/7c on Hallmark Channel

Stars: Bethany Joy Lenz and Andrew Walker.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

After being stood up, Abbey gets inspired to open her heart in a letter, put it in a bottle and toss it out to sea. Months later, a man fishing discovers it and opts to reach out.

Thoughts

Sure it is a trope as old as time! When you pair BJL and my Hallmark husband together, it is going to ALWAYS be a “Pour it up!”

Morning Show Mysteries: Murder in Mind

Premieres: April 14th 9/8c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Stars:  Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

Billie Blessings is drawn into a murder investigation when Katie Sanders, a former server at Blessings-turned TV star, becomes the focus when it’s discovered the victim was blackmailing her. Billie must sift through the mounting evidence – and list of suspects – to get to the truth and clear her friend’s name.

Thoughts

Holly Robinson Peete is basically the new Lori Loughlin of Hallmark. The heart of the network! “Pour it up.”

I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story

Premieres: April 20th, 8/7c on Lifetime

Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin & Angela Fairley

Synopsis (Via Lifetime)

“I Am Somebody’s Child” tells the journey of a young African American girl who navigates over 30 foster homes and psychiatric facilities before age 18, and the one woman, Jeanne, who believes in her. After Jeanne’s unsuccessful attempt to adopt Regina due to a racially motivated ruling, their bond is forced apart. “I Am Somebody’s Child” is Regina’s story of how one woman’s belief and love becomes her lifeline as she defeats the odds of a corrupt system and succeeds. After 25 years, Jeanne is finally able to adopt Regina in the same courthouse that denied them previously.

Thoughts

Despite coming out on 420… this movie should be pretty moving and raising awareness if not watched on that date… “Pour it Up”

Easter Under Wraps

Premieres: April 20th, 8/7c on Hallmark Channel

Stars: Fiona Gubelmann and Brendan Penny.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

Erin Cavendish goes undercover at her family’s chocolate plant to see why sales are down when she meets head chocolatier, Bryan, who has new ideas on how to update the Easter product line.

Thoughts

This is part of the Spring Fever series over at Hallmark, and the first Easter movie that I can remember. If it leans more toward Romance than actual Easter then I’m out, but I’d be interested in seeing how Hallmark deals with the holiday. “Let it Breathe”

Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder

Premieres: April 21th 9/8c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Stars:  Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

When a beloved supermarket owner is killed in the early morning hours before opening, restaurateur 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.

Thoughts

Holly Robinson Peete is basically the new Lori Loughlin of Hallmark. The heart of the network! (These titles could be more fun though…) “Pour it up.”

Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design

Premieres: April 28th 9/8c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Stars:  Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox.

Synopsis (Via Hallmark)

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.

Thoughts

Holly Robinson Peete, we love her… but three movies in one month? Even so I’m a “Pour it up.”

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