Season 8 finds Detective Murdoch and his colleagues exploring the world of corsets, the Women's Suffrage Movement, Vaudeville, the silver boom in Northern Ontario, the rise of the automobile and the early days of organised crime on the Toronto waterfront.
The season also delves into Detective Murdoch's origins and feature historical figures, including notorious lawman, gunslinger and sports writer Bat Masterson; outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; President Teddy Roosevelt; Mark Twain; Thomas Edison and his son; and W.C. Fields; and OPP founder John Wilson Murray.
And will wedding bells finally ring for William and Julia?
Guest stars this season include Kari Matchett (Covert Affairs, Elementary) as a fashion maven whose corsets quite literally kill, Wealthy Barber author and Dragons' Den investor David Chilton as Brackenreid's financial advisor, Ryan Belleville (Satisfaction, The LA Complex) as an abrasive comedian, Peter Keleghan as spy Terrence Meyers and Peter Outerbridge as Murdoch's childhood mentor.
Murdoch Mysteries is produced by Shaftesbury in association with ITV Studios Global Entertainment.