Murdoch Mysteries Season 16: Release Date, Cast, and Plot

Created by R.B. Carney, Cal Coons, and Alexandra Zarowny, Murdoch Mysteries is a Canadian period drama crime mystery television series that debuted on Citytv on January 20, 2008, and is broadcast on CBC. The series is heavily inspired by characters from a book titled “Detective Murdoch” written by Maureen Jennings that features Yannick Bisson as the protagonist who plays William Murdoch, the prolific detective working in Toronto, Ontario in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In the initial days, the series was called “The Artful Detective” on the Ovation network in the US, until the twelfth season. Along with Bisson, it also stars Hélène Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris, Georgina Reilly, and Shanice Banton.

Set in Toronto in the year 1985, the series revolves around Detective William Murdoch of the Toronto Constabulary, who successfully solves plenty of his cases utilizing rare techniques of detection which seemed quite odd at the time. These techniques include such as finger-marks, blood tests, surveillance, and tracing of clues. 

The series has launched fifteen seasons in total so far. The most recent season was released on September 13, 2021. 

Where to watch season 15 of Murdoch Mysteries?

Viewers can watch season 15 of Murdoch ‘Mysteries on Ovation TV and AcornTV. It’s also available to stream on Hulu. The latest season will consist of 24 episodes in total. Here is the list of episodes that have been released-

  • Episode 1: The Things We Do for Love – Part One
  • Episode 2: The Things We Do for Love – Part Two    
  • Episode 3: Manhunt 
  • Episode 4: Blood on the Tracks
  • Episode 5: Love or Money    
  • Episode 6: I Know What You Did Last Autumn 
  • Episode 7: The Incorrigible Dr. Ogden 
  • Episode 8: Murdoch Knows Best 
  • Episode 9: The Lady Vanishes
  • Episode 10: Drawn in Blood    
  • Episode 11: The Night Before Christmas 
  • Episode 12    : There’s Something About Mary 
  • Episode 13: Murdoch on the Couch
  • Episode 14: The Witches of East York
  • Episode 15: Rawhide Ralph    
  • Episode 16: It’s a Wonderful Game

While a couple of more episodes are yet to release, fans cannot help but wonder if the series would be back for another season run. Let’s find out below.

Release Date for Season 16 of Murdoch Mysteries: When is it?

As of now, the release date for season 16 of Murdoch Mysteries is yet to be determined. Fans need to wait for a while for CBC to renew the series for another season run. Nevertheless, there’s a high chance that viewers will get to see the new episodes sometime in 2023 if the show is greenlit.

The cast of Murdoch Mysteries season 16: Who’s in it?

In the upcoming season of Murdoch Mysteries, it’s expected that the rest of the core characters to return once again which includes–

  • Yannick Bisson as Detective William Murdoch
  • Helene Joy as Dr. Julia Ogden
  • Thomas Craig as Inspector Thomas Brackenreid
  • Johnny Harris as Constable George Crabtree
  • Lachlan Murdoch as Constable Henry Higgins
  • Georgina Reilly as Dr. Emily Grace
  • Daniel Maslany as Detective Llewellyn Watts
  • Shanice Banton as Violet Hart
  • Arwen Humphreys as Margaret Brackenreid
  • Kristian Bruun as Constable Augustus Jackson
  • Mouna Traore as Rebecca James
  • Bea Santos as Louise Cherry
  • Charles Vandervaart as John Brackenreid
  • Clare McConnell as Effie Newsome
  • Siobhan Murphy as Ruth Higgins- Newsome
  • Erin Agostino as Nina Bloom
  • Peter Keleghan as Terrence Meyers

In addition to that, the upcoming season 16 will also feature a handful of guest appearances although this is yet to be confirmed.

Murdoch Mysteries Season 16 Episode List?

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired Network
TV Films 3 May 13, 2004 September 8, 2005 Bravo!
1 13 January 20, 2008 April 13, 2008 Citytv
2 13 February 10, 2009 May 27, 2009
3 13 March 14, 2010 June 13, 2010
4 13 June 7, 2011 August 31, 2011
5 13 June 6, 2012 August 28, 2012
6 13 January 7, 2013 April 15, 2013 CBC
7 18 September 30, 2013 April 7, 2014
8 18 October 6, 2014 March 30, 201 ki5
9 19 October 5, 2015 March 21, 2016
10 19 October 10, 2016 March 20, 2017
11 19 September 25, 2017 March 19, 2018
12 18 September 24, 2018 March 4, 2019
13 18 September 16, 2019 March 2, 2020
14 11 January 4, 2021 March 15, 2021
15 24 September 13, 2021 April 11, 2022
16 24 TBA TBA

The Plot of Murdoch Mysteries Season 16: What to expect?

As for the plot, set in the 18th century, detective William Murdoch is known for using unique methods to solve all the difficult cases. On his team are Dr. Julia Oden and Constable George Crabtree.

In the fifteenth season, Inspector Thomas Brackenreid’s son fled from the prison. He was arrested for getting involved with a murder case. When constable George Crabtree tried to save Effie from her abductors, he was confused. 

Season 15th showcased all the character’s remarkable performances, well-crafted plot, and William’s tricks such as technologies, and deciphering art, all of which is truly remarkable.

In the upcoming season, we can expect some more twists and sudden turns of events as viewers are so hyped and are desperately awaiting the new episodes.

Murdoch Mysteries season 16 Trailer?

As the release date hasn’t been announced, the promotional teaser or trailer isn’t out yet. It will premiere after 2-3 months when the show’s official release date has been finalised.

Keep in touch with us for the new updates! Stay tuned!

Where To Watch Murdoch Mysteries season 16?

You may watch the series on CBC. 

Is Murdoch Mysteries season 17 Coming back?

Unless we have confirmation regarding the sixteenth season of Murdoch Mysteries. We can’t confirm the release date of the 17th season!

Latest updates as on the 3rd of July, 2022

Fans of the show have been eagerly awaiting news of the release date for Murdoch Mysteries season 16. recent updates say that the series will air on September 12, 2022. This will be the first new season of the show in over two years, so fans are sure to be excited. The new season is sure to bring more of the same great mystery and detective work that they have come to expect from Murdoch Mysteries.

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