5USA Today Tuesday 10 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Tuesday 10 January 2023

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


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Murder, She Wrote


A theatre producer meets a grisly fate

Jessica visits London to help with a stage adaptation of one of her novels – but the show’s producer meets a grisly fate, and the leading actress is accused of murder. Whodunit, guest starring Jean Marsh and Ian Ogilvy, with Angela Lansbury



A Navy lieutenant dies of overhydration

The body of a Navy lieutenant is found on the side of a remote road and toxicology tests reveal he died of overhydration. When another man is found dead nearby, the NCIS team begins to suspect a serial killer is on the loose. Meanwhile, Ducky introduces Gibbs to his new girlfriend. Crime drama, guest starring Cheryl Ladd



A Homeland Security employee goes missing

Homeland Security employee Victor Sterling mysteriously disappears and his car is found at a drive-through restaurant that becomes the scene of a double murder. To complicate matters further, the missing man’s outspoken spouse happens to be the ex-wife of both Gibbs and Fornell. American naval crime drama, starring Mark Harmon, Joe Spano, Tom Gallop and Melinda McGraw



Part one of two. An aircraft carrying dead US marines crashes

Part one of two. A military aircraft transporting the bodies of dead US marines back home crashes before reaching its destination, and Gibbs and the team are called in to help identify human remains at the site of the wreckage. However, a DNA discrepancy turns a routine investigation into a search for a missing person. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon



Part two of two. Ziva and Gibbs lead the mission to rescue the captured Marine

Part two of two. Ziva and Gibbs lead the mission to rescue the captured Marine in Afghanistan before discovering that her captor’s brothers have bigger plans and are at large in America. Gibbs has to be stopped when he tries to employ methods similar to those used on Kinah and Lala in an effort to gain information, but Vance has a trick that gives the agents an idea of what the siblings have in mind



Tony’s father is found drunk in a car that has a dead body in the boot

Tony is forced to tackle a case with a personal element when his father is discovered drunk in a car that has a dead body in the boot. The victim is revealed to be Navy lieutenant Dean Massey, who DiNozzo Sr had threatened to kill after being cut out of a land development deal. Guest starring Robert Wagner

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Law & Order


A recently released convict is shot dead

A recently paroled prison gang member is shot dead, and suspicion falls on former crime associates – until his battle behind bars with a corrections officer comes to light. McCoy then learns the defence attorney will claim his client took action to ward off a threat by the con and his `brotherhood”. Guest starring Candice Bergen

Law & Order


McCoy targets the CEO of a pharmaceutical company

McCoy discovers two suicide victims were participating in clinical trials of an experimental antidepressant, prompting him to charge the drug company’s CEO with second-degree murder. In court the defence argues all medical research carries an element of risk and the judge rules prosecution evidence inadmissible, leaving the outcome on a knife-edge. Sam Waterston and Dennis Farina star



The teenage daughter of a US Navy commander is abducted

Teenager Lydia Wade manages to escape a gang of masked men trying to abduct her and her friend Rosie, the daughter of a US Navy commander. Lydia’s Navy captain father David Wade was shot dead during the attack and her mother is overseas, so Ziva offers to look after the girl, while Abby tries to jog her memory by creating facial reconstructions of the attackers based on some grainy CCTV footage. DiNozzo and McGee find links on Rosie’s laptop to possible suspect John `Diesel” Stevens



Gibbs teams up with FBI agent TC Fornell

Gibbs is called to the scene when there is an attempt on the life of FBI agent TC Fornell, with the assailant identified as Navy seaman Tyler Brown. The pair team up and visit the bar where Brown worked and bump into their mutual ex-wife Diane Sterling, who was operating undercover as an employee suspected of stealing customers’ identities. Joe Spano and Melinda McGraw guest star



Tony’s father visits for Christmas. Guest starring Robert Wagner

Returning from a six-month posting in the Gulf, Navy lieutenant commander Megan Huffner opens her front door to find her husband Noel dead in his chair. Gibbs and the team investigate and find the victim died three or four weeks earlier, and an unusual $100 bill in his wallet proves to be a vital clue. Meanwhile, Tony’s father visits for Christmas and looks to rebuild their fractured relationship. Guest starring Robert Wagner



Part one of two. Ziva’s father turns up unannounced

Part one of two. A man and his son on a fishing trip hook what appears to be the body of a petty officer, but the dead man turns out to be a journalist who had been investigating the proliferation of drugs in the Navy. Meanwhile, Ziva returns to her car after a workout at the gym to find her father Eli hiding inside. Guest starring Michael Nouri



Crime drama, starring Peter Falk

A wealthy romantic novelist realises her lover is only marrying her for her money and calls off their wedding – only to be subsequently murdered. The fiance is quickly cleared of all suspicion, but Columbo remains sure of his guilt. Crime drama, starring Peter Falk, Andrew Stevens, Brenda Vaccaro and Laurie Walters

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Detectives take sides in a family’s right-to-die court case

When an infant goes missing, detectives take sides in the family’s right-to-die court case and Barba’s interference in the case puts the whole DA’s office in jeopardy. Drama, starring Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Cassidy’s testimony causes a mistrial

A doctor, arrested for sexually abusing his patients, is set free after Cassidy’s testimony causes a mistrial. Lorenzo Scott and Dean Winters guest star

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Fin catches a fugitive rapist in Havana

Fin crosses international borders to catch a fugitive rapist, a political tug-of-war derails Barba’s legal case, while shocking allegations against Benson lead to the return of an old friend. Ice T stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Benson’s private life comes under scrutiny

The Blacklist


The team hunts for a criminal planning to deliver a package to an Iranian spy

The team receives a tip-off that a criminal known as The Courier is about to deliver a high-value package to an Iranian spy. However, despite the lead, the hunt for the culprit proves challenging as nobody, including Red, knows what he looks like. During the investigation, Ressler finally starts to recognise Liz’s abilities, but before the pair can work together effectively, she becomes entwined in a kidnapping plot. Guest starring Robert Knepper (Prison Break, Heroes)

Car Thieves & Thugs: Caught on Camera


The use of CCTV to fight crime involving reckless drivers

Journalist Nick Wallis joins police forces around the nation to discover how CCTV and technological advances are helping to bring criminals to justice. In this edition, he introduces footage of reckless acts behind the wheel by criminals and other drivers exhibiting a complete disregard for the safety of others


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