5USA Today Thursday 2 February 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Thursday 2 February 2023

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


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A helicopter is found in a crop circle

A marine helicopter is discovered abandoned in a crop circle with its pilots missing, and witnesses report seeing strange lights in the night sky, adding to the intrigue surrounding the case. Gibbs orders the sightings to be kept under wraps for fear of attracting the attention of UFO enthusiasts, before uncovering a dark secret involving local residents. Guest starring Timothy Bottoms (The Last Picture Show)



A case stirs up bad memories for Ducky

An investigation into the rape and murder of a woman revives harrowing memories for Ducky, who once worked on a similar case in which the killer was never captured and vowed to return. Bafflingly, both victims were civilians dressed in the uniform of a lieutenant, and each had a trident symbol carved into their neck. Starring Mark Harmon and David McCallum



The remains of an FBI agent are discovered

An accident at a Navy bombing range brings to light an area used by the Mafia to dump bodies. One of the corpses is identified as a missing FBI agent, so the team investigates the events leading up to his death. Crime drama, guest starring Joe Spano, with Mark Harmon

Law & Order


With guest star Kathleen Turner

Detectives Fontana and Green investigate the strangling of a promising student at a specialist school. A suspect is soon arrested and charged – but formidable defence attorney Rebecca Shane (Kathleen Turner) tries to get him cleared by arguing he committed the crime while under the influence of prescription medication. Crime drama, starring Dennis Farina and Jesse L Martin

Law & Order


A woman admits to murdering her teenage son

A woman admits to murdering her teenage son, but pleads mitigating circumstances, claiming she killed him out of fear that he would become a menace to society, like his criminal father. McCoy and Borgia charge her, but a clever defence attorney argues that she did society a favour and suggests new video evidence might sway a jury. Drama, starring Annie Parisse and Sam Waterston

Law & Order


A private military contractor is found dead

The killing of a private military contractor leads Fontana and Green to the brother of a man who died because of the victim’s incompetence and another who witnessed the tragedy in Iraq. Once in court, one of the suspects claims he knows where a group of men was keeping an Iraqi PoW

Law & Order


A man’s death is linked to illegally harvested donor bones

A man’s death offers no immediate explanation, until the autopsy points Green and Cassady in the direction of illegally harvested donor bones, which the dead man had received in a transplant. However, McCoy and Rubirosa struggle to bring the case to prosecution when it becomes clear they can only get the necessary evidence by testing another transplant recipient

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An adopted child becomes the focus of a murder investigation

The husband of a well-known actress is gunned down outside a shop while holding a baby the couple had recently adopted from Africa. The murder inquiry soon turns into an investigation about a child’s death when the identity of the adopted infant comes under question. Guest starring Anna Chlumsky (My Girl) and Jennifer Beals (Lie to Me)

Law & Order


A university student is shot dead at a political rally

Green and Cassady are called to investigate the shooting of a student at a political rally hosted by controversial speaker Judith Barlow. Their inquiry leads them to a number of suspects before the pair focus their attention on Malcolm Yates, a student with Parkinson’s disease who did not approve of the orator’s open criticism of stem cell research, which he hopes could one day cure him of his condition



An officer’s apparent suicide is investigated

An officer is found dead, and evidence initially suggests she committed suicide as a result of a nervous breakdown. However, a sceptical Ducky believes foul play was involved – and the team later discovers the victim was caught up in a love triangle. Kevin Quigley guest stars



A murder suspect is killed

A US Marine is murdered, but it is not long before the prime suspect is also found dead. Tim and Abby discover a clue to both killings in an e-mail that suggests the victims were involved in a game with deadly consequences. Drama, starring Sean Murray and Pauley Perrette



A US Marine suspected of murder is killed in Iraq

A US Marine suspected of murdering a girl is killed in Iraq, and a search of his personal belongings reveals her body. Most members of the team believe they have found conclusive evidence of his guilt – but Gibbs suspects there is more to the situation than meets the eye

Blue Bloods


Danny tries to juggle work and romance

Danny tries to juggle work and his love life as he spends a romantic weekend with Linda while keeping one eye on an investigation. Elsewhere, Jamie’s undercover mission draws him deeper into the world of the villainous Cavazerre family. Police drama, starring Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A woman accuses a popular athlete of rape

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Tucker’s retirement party ends in disaster

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue

The SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue. Meanwhile, Benson is dismayed to find Rob Miller out on bail. Mariska Hargitay stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The body of a teenager is found in the Hudson River

Benson suspects Rob Miller is behind the mysterious death of a teenage girl found dead in the Hudson River, but cannot prove it. Despite having only circumstantial evidence, ADA Stone takes the case to court before Miller can destroy more lives. Mariska Hargitay stars

The Blacklist


Red and Ressler surprise Liz’s ex-husband Tom Keen in Germany

After new evidence proves Liz and Cooper lied under oath, Red and Ressler track down Liz’s ex-husband Tom Keen in a bid to make him take the fall for Liz and the FBI in court. They find Tom in the middle of an arms deal in Dresden, Germany, and their plan to cut his ties to his new drugs ring backfires when a dramatic shootout threatens his life. Drama, starring James Spader and Megan Boone

The Blacklist


Red targets a scientist who is trying to make himself immortal

Red announces his latest target is a scientist who is conducting a series of disturbing experiments in a bid to make himself immortal. However, it soon becomes clear that the criminal’s motives are even more sinister than he imagined. Meanwhile, Tom is targeted by powerful new enemies who threaten to target Liz if he doesn’t help them. Drama, starring James Spader

Criminals: Caught on Camera


Nick Wallis joins the Met’s robbery squads on a Friday night shift

Journalist Nick Wallis joins police forces across the UK to discover how CCTV and technological advances are helping to fight the huge rise in street crime. In London, the Met’s robbery squads work the streets on a busy Friday night, and with criminals now using motorbikes to get away, cameras help officers identify, track and apprehend offenders. Nick also finds out how pickpockets, scammers and bag thieves use sleight of hand and distraction to relieve people of their valuables

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