Lori Loughlin, Alison Sweeney, Ryan Paevey, Debbi Morgan and Cameron Mathison Star in January TV Movies

Cameron Mathison and Alison Sweeney. Photo Credit: Copyright 2015
Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss
Soap opera stars lead the casts of several made-for-TV movies in January, including Lori Loughlin, Alison Sweeney, Ryan Paevey and Cameron Mathison.

Check out our updated Guest Star Guide below to find out where your current or former favorites may be appearing soon.

Saturday, January 2
* Love in Paradise movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel) - Luke Perry (ex-Ned Bates, Loving) stars as Avery Ford, a famous actor in popular Western films, is sent by his manager to a Montana dude ranch where he's supposed to rustle up business for the ranch while also re- energizing his flagging career.

Sunday, January 3
* Garage Sale Mystery: Guilty Until Proven Innocent movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - Lori Loughlin (ex-Jody Travis, The Edge of Night), Sarah Strange and Steve Bacic return for the fifth installment of the “Garage Sale Mystery” franchise. Jennifer Shannon (Loughlin), co-owner of an antique store with her dear friend Dani (Strange), has a mind for solving mysteries, despite her husband’s (Bacic) apprehensions. Her old friend from college, Sandra, has an antiques store that is closing and an ecstatic Jennifer gets first pick on all the goodies. Jennifer expects to find a few exquisite pieces for her store, “Rags to Riches,” but she doesn’t expect to find a dead body. To make matters worse, Sandra is arrested for murder. Jennifer has no choice but to get involved and find the real killer to prove her friend’s innocence. This won’t be an easy case to crack, because cleverly planted clues all point to Sandra.

Tuesday, January 5
* Chicago Med (10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Julie Berman (ex-Lulu Spencer, General Hospital) continues her run as Dr. Toni Zanetti. Following a knife attack, a member of the team lies in peril and their condition takes a sudden turn for the worse, leaving Dr. Connor Rhodes (Colin Donnell) and Dr. Toni Zanetti scrambling to race against the clock. Word quickly spreads that some of Connor's fellow doctors feel he should have operated sooner, causing tension at the hospital.

Wednesday, January 6
* Modern Family (9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Ray Liotta (ex-Joey Perrini, Another World) plays himself.

Friday, January 8
* Hawaii Five-0 (9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Christopher Sean (Paul Narita, Days of our Lives) returns as Gabriel Waincroft.

Saturday, January 9
* My Life as a Doormat movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel) - Holly Marie Combs (Ella Montgomery, Pretty Little Liars), Ben Bass and Corbin Bernsen (ex-Father Todd, The Young and the Restless) star. Writer Leah doesn't think she has a problem with conflict-- she just does everything in her power to avoid it, which results in her being somewhat of a doormat with little thought of her own happiness. When her boyfriend Edward buys her a session in a conflict resolution class, Leah eventually discovers the importance of sticking up for yourself and finding the life -- and the people -- that make you happy...

Sunday, January 10
* Murder She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, Days of our Lives), Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery, All My Children) and Barbara Niven (ex-Liz Coleman Reynolds, One Life to Live) return in the third installment of the “Murder She Baked” mystery franchise. Sitting in her nearly empty store, Cookie Jar, Hannah Swensen (Sweeney) can only hope that the popularity of the new Magnolia Blossom Bakery is just a passing fad. The southern hospitality of Eden Lake's two newest residents, Melanie and Vanessa Quinn, is grating on Hannah’s nerves -- and cutting into her profits. Then Hannah finds Melanie shot to death. Everyone in town knew the Cookie Jar’s business was suffering...which makes Hannah a suspect.
* CSI: Cyber (10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Sean Blakemore (ex-Shawn Butler, General Hospital) returns as FBI Director Silver.

Tuesday, January 12
* Grandfathered (8:30 p.m. ET/PT on FOX) - Lyndsy Fonseca (ex-Colleen Carlton, The Young and the Restless)

Sunday, January 17
* Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's The Word movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - Brooke Shields (ex-Elizabeth Harrington, The Doctors), Brennan Elliott (Graham, UnREAL) and Beau Bridges (ex-Eddie Tinker, The Clear Horizon) star in the network's latest mystery movie franchise, "Flower Shop Mystery." The film is based on the novel by Kate Collins. Abby Knight (Shields), a former lawyer turned flower shop owner, is starting over after the death of her husband with the support of her father (Bridges) and her daughter, who recently left for college. Life is good in the peaceful town of New Chapel, but when an SUV rams her prized vintage car, she’s determined to track down the driver. She begrudgingly accepts the help of a new neighbor, the handsome and charming ex-Marine Marco Salvare (Elliott). But their budding relationship is threatened when an acquaintance is murdered and Abby’s good friend is the prime suspect -- and it all links back to the hit and run. Caught up in a tangle of menacing phone calls, police corruption and murderous road rage, Abby must work against the clock to find the killer or the next flower arrangement might be for her own funeral.

Monday, January 18
* Supergirl (8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Henry Czerny (ex-Conrad Grayson, Revenge) plays Winslow Schott, Sr./Toyman.
* Scorpion (9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS) - Jeff Fahey (ex-Gary Corelli, One Life to Live) plays Kenneth Dodd.

Friday, January 22
* Grimm (9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC) - Bailey Chase (ex-Chris Hughes, As the World Turns) begins a multi-episode arc playing Lucien Petrovitch, the leader of a Wesen revolutionary group.

Saturday, January 23
* Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart movie premiere (8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime) - Debbi Morgan (ex-Angie Hubbard, All My Children) stars as Braxton's mother Evelyn. Gavin Houston (ex-Remy Boudreau, Guiding Light) plays Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. Based on Grammy Award-winning singer Toni Braxton's popular memoir, the movie is the authorized life story of the wildly talented artist, who has fought through a severe chronic illness, financial troubles and divorce while navigating her son's autism and family struggles.
* Unleashing Mr. Darcy movie premiere (9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel) - Cindy Busby, Ryan Paevey (Nathan West, General Hospital) and Frances Fisher (ex-Deborah Saxon, The Edge of Night) star. In this modern day spin on "Pride & Prejudice," Elizabeth Scott, is fishing for direction in her life and gets the opportunity to professionally show her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in a fancy New York dog show. Dog show judge Donovan Darcy comes across as aristocratic and rude and a chain of misunderstandings unfold during the competition, complicating their mutual attraction. In true Jane Austen fashion, Elizabeth and Donovan begin to see the error of their ways and it turns out Mr. Darcy is far more kind and interesting than Elizabeth ever imagined.

Wednesday, February 17
* Young & Hungry (8 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform) - Josh Casaubon (ex-Hugh Hughes, One Life to Live) plays Chef Paul Crane who is “masculine, passionate and ruggedly handsome—attractive enough to pose a threat to Josh,” the tech guru played by Jonathan Sadowski.

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