UKTV’s Alibi channel has revealed plans to air a special two-hour Christmas episode of Murdoch Mysteries on Tuesday December 22nd at 9pm as a stand alone TV movie (under the title Murdoch Mysteries: A Merry Murdoch Christmas), before the show’s ninth season launches on the channel in 2016...
Guest stars also include Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), Kelly Rowan (The O.C.).
"It's a real romp, pretty epic, and I love what I've been asked to do," Coyle revealed to CBC News during a set visit earlier this fall. The guest stint marks the third Canadian acting gig for the British actor, a stage veteran perhaps best known for playing Lord Grantham's valet John Bates on TV hit Downton Abbey...
“We’ve got some really good guest stars. We’ve got Brendan Coyle from Downton Abbey, we’ve got Ed Asner, who used to be Lou Grant (or to some viewers, he’s probably better known as Santa in Elf). He’s 87. And an actress called Kelly Rowan from The OC..."
Behind the Scenes
Lovers of mysteries, lovers of Christmas stories and lovers of the hit CBC series Murdoch Mysteries will rejoice this season as the very first Murdoch Mystery holiday special will help ring in the holidays. And it’s a star-studded cast as film and TV legend Ed Asner, Downton Abbey’s Brendan Coyle and costar of the series Perception, Kelly Rowan join the cast of the two-hour production, A Merry Murdoch Christmas...
Series 9, Christmas Special