Sweeney will play Hannah Swensen, owner of a sweet shop who turns culinary detective after a mysterious murder. The former “Days of Our Lives” actress recently starred in the network’s made-for-television movie “Second Chances” and will star in and exec produce “Radio Hype.”
“Our viewers will be taken on a captivating journey as we launch the newest mystery movie series,” said Michelle Vicary, Crown Media Family Networks programming and exec VP of publicity. “Alison Sweeney is the perfect actress to bring Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen to life.”
“Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder,” which is expected to premiere this spring, is produced by Brad Krevoy Television and Stephanie Germain Productions, with Brad Krevoy, Stephanie Germain and Eric Jarboe as executive producers.