Al Roker has snagged a development deal with Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. The award winning TV personality’s novel The Midnight Show Murders: A Billy Blessing Novel is being turned into a made-for-TV movie.
The Midnight Show Murders will star Holly Robinson Peete and revolves around a fictional TV morning show similar to Hallmark’s Home & Family. Billy Blessing is the food anchor for the show and owner of a successful local bistro. After the mysterious death of one of the network execs, Billy’s life takes a turn as she becomes the main suspect in the murder investigation and is forced to investigate to clear her name.
It will premiere in 2018.