5USA Today Wednesday 1 February 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Wednesday 1 February 2023

A full run down of everything airing on 5USA today.


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A terrorist plots to kill the US president

Gibbs faces an old adversary who has re-emerged with a plan to assassinate the US president and taken Kate hostage in a bid to ensure success. The FBI manages to foil the attack on the presidential helicopter, Marine One, but the case seems set to end on a downbeat note. Rudolf Martin guest stars, with Mark Harmon and Sasha Alexander



A US Navy captain is held hostage

A US Navy captain is held hostage in his own office while his wife and blind daughter are abducted, and the kidnappers try to extort a large sum of money from him for his family’s release. The NCIS team is soon on the case, but initially struggles to identify the chief assailant



The agents pursue a serial killer

Gibbs investigates the discovery of a woman’s mummified remains, following a trail of clues that takes him and the team to Florida, where they search for another victim who mysteriously disappeared. One of their few leads is a manual on the secret of being a good wife – which eventually points them in the direction of a serial killer

Law & Order


A man is killed after defiling a Hebrew Torah

A man is mysteriously killed after desecrating a treasured edition of the Hebrew Torah, brought from Poland to America. Detectives follow the trail to a man who confesses to the murder, but explains that his cousin paid the victim to defile the book. As ADA McCoy probes the family feud, he learns it may be linked to a lucrative property sale. Crime drama, with Sam Waterston, Allan Miller, Zach Grenier and Mark Feuerstein

Law & Order


A Mob accountant is killed

A retired cop exacts rough justice and kills the small-time thug responsible for fatally stabbing a Mob accountant, but tries to avoid going to trial by admitting he falsified evidence during his time on the force – a potentially damaging confession that could jeopardise many previous convictions. Guest starring Amy Ryan (The Wire, The Office: An American Workplace)

Law & Order


A depressed journalist is found dead in his bath

A woman produces video footage proving that her journalist boyfriend took his own life, but suspicious marks near his shoulder cause detectives Fontana and Green to investigate. After careful review, Borgia notices something on the tape that might shed light on what actually happened. Guest starring Jessalyn Gilsig (Glee)

Law & Order


An actor is suspected of murder

An actor wearing blood-stained clothing is arrested for drink-driving, and makes his situation worse by embarking on a racist speech. Green and Cassady are left to uncover whether a murder has taken place, discovering that the executive producer of his former TV show has been found dead in Harlem – but realise the star may be covering for his son. Crime drama, guest starring Chevy Chase

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Showbiz news and gossip

Law & Order


The detectives hunt for a mass murderer

The detectives corner a mass murderer who has escaped from prison, but he takes a room full of school children hostage and opens fire. Once in custody, the criminal refuses to accept a deal, and McCoy worries he will try to break free again – until the father of one victim takes matters into his own hands

Law & Order


A corporate attorney is found dead in a hotel room

Green and Cassady investigate the death of corporate attorney Charles Dillon, whose body was found in a hotel room, and discover the company he was working for was in the process of being indicted. Their inquiry leads them to the female CEO and her relationship with a prostitute. Crime drama, starring Jesse L Martin



A bartender wakes up next to a corpse

The body of a petty officer is found lying in bed next to a barman – but he insists she is not the woman he brought home with him the previous night. The investigation leads Gibbs and the team to the victim’s sister (R’n’B star Mya), who is a singer in a rival bartender’s dance club. Drama, starring Mark Harmon



Two human eyeballs are sent to a petty officer’s home

Gibbs and the team try to find out who is responsible for sending a parcel containing a pair of blue human eyeballs to the home of a petty officer who works in Intelligence. However, the recipient of the organs commits suicide during the course of the inquiry, which leads the investigators to suspect one of his lecturers, who is working for the CIA in Panama



A swimsuit contest leads to murder

A petty officer is killed while competing in a swimsuit contest, raising fears she may have fallen victim to a jealous rival, or even a stalker. Gibbs’ investigation leads to the discovery that the victim was taking yoga classes – and this provides him with the breakthrough he needs to solve the case. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette

Criminal Minds


A serial killer uses social networking sites to stalk potential victims

Three women go missing in Boise, Idaho, each abducted from her home without signs of forced entry. Through Garcia’s computer skills, the BAU learns that a serial killer is tracking the victims through social networking sites

Criminal Minds


A serial killer strikes as Los Angeles is hit by power cuts

The agents face one of their most difficult cases when a serial killer is lured out of hiding after a series of rolling blackouts in Los Angeles give him the opportunity to pursue his victims in darkness

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The SVU team springs into action to help a detective

A former detective asks the SVU for help when he suspects his two young daughters are being groomed by the influential predatory owner of a modeling agency for teenage girls, and his equally predatory female assistant. Drama, starring Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish and Ice T

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A distraught father takes desperate measures to seek revenge for his daughter who was raped

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The team is called in after an exchange student is assaulted

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A pop star is attacked in her home

When a pop star is assaulted in her home, the SVU team investigates the public feud between her rapper husband and a competing recording artist. Meanwhile, Fin’s family ties to a suspect take him off the case. Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish and Ice-T star

The Blacklist


Liz is questioned in court about the harbourmaster’s murder

Liz’s fate hangs in the balance when she is questioned in court about the harbourmaster’s murder, and Red realises the only way to clear her name is to track down Tom. With time running out, he goes to extreme lengths to locate the next target on his list – the man who trained Tom to become a secret agent, and will know exactly where he’s hiding

Criminals: Caught on Camera


The use of CCTV to fight crime

Journalist Nick Wallis joins police forces around the nation to discover how CCTV and technological advances are helping to bring criminals to justice. The programme reveals how essential surveillance cameras have become in the fight against crime and features footage of people caught red-handed


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