5USA Today Wednesday 11 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Wednesday 11 January 2023

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


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Murder, She Wrote


Conflict erupts between miners and Native Americans

Jessica investigates when the conflict between a mining company and a group of Native Americans over land rights leads to murder. Whodunit, starring Angela Lansbury as the crime writer with a sideline in solving mysteries



The team provides protection for a pregnant marine

US Navy captain Jake Marsden is murdered in his hotel room and inquiries lead to marine lieutenant Emma Reynolds – who tells the team she was the intended target. After being stationed in Kabul, she became pregnant by a local man called Amir who was later killed in action – and Abby discovers he was the sole male heir of a wealthy family that owns a large tract of land in a politically sensitive part of Afghanistan



The team crosses paths with missing NCIS agent EJ Barrett

The team investigates the death of a Navy commander last seen in the company of a mysterious blonde woman, who turns out to be missing NCIS agent and Tony’s ex-lover EJ Barrett. She identifies the murderer as Seal-turned-assassin Marcellus Dane, who is suspected of working for Casey Stratton – a member of black ops unit Phantom Eight. Guest starring Sarah Jane Morris



A Navy lieutenant commander’s body is discovered in an apartment

An estate agent and two clients discover the body of Lt Com Maya Burris, a naval attache who had been working in Egypt, and her detective husband Nick arrives on the scene to demand answers. Using documents discovered on the victim’s boat, Abby links her to Barry Norton, who is suspected of having sold government secrets to a Middle Eastern terrorist group known as the SRC



A man pulls a gun on Gibbs at a diner

Gibbs goes into his favourite diner for a cup of coffee and finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun, forcing him to question choices he has made in the past and present. The action then flashes back a few days to when he and the rest of the team members were investigating the death of a petty officer on board USS Gentry, which has been undergoing repairs in dry dock. The 200th episode of the crime drama, starring Mark Harmon



A Navy captain leading a double life as a masked vigilante is killed

A Navy captain wearing a colourful costume underneath his uniform is shot and killed in a flower shop, and further investigation reveals he was leading a double life as a masked vigilante. Vance brings in Tony’s ex-fiancee, journalist Wendy Miller, who claims the victim had been trying to expose a scandal, and as the team pursues the case, a real-estate scam is uncovered. Guest starring Perrey Reeves (Entourage)

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Law & Order


Green goes undercover to investigate gun dealers

Green goes undercover to gather evidence on gun dealers who murdered two detectives during a firearms sting, and McCoy tries to prove a fellow attorney paid the killers to avenge the death of his stepson, who was shot dead in a police operation several years earlier. Crime drama, starring Jesse L Martin and Sam Waterston

Law & Order


A plastic surgeon is prosecuted for criminal negligence

A famous novelist dies after undergoing plastic surgery, leading to the discovery that her surgeon made a crucial mistake by prescribing a drug that should not have been mixed with the antidepressants she was already taking. McCoy suggests the next of kin prosecute in a civil case, but Southerlyn disagrees and hunts for further evidence of malpractice



Part two of two. The team identifies the killer as a Swedish mercenary

Part two of two. After the deaths of two family members of NCIS employees, the team identifies the killer as a Swedish mercenary and the ballistics report reveals the bullets came from an Iranian arms dealer. McGee traces a wire transfer made to the hitman’s ex-wife and son to an account under the name Virtue, and Ziva makes a connection after realising what the Hebrew translation is



A marine lance corporal is involved in a fatal car crash

The team is called to the scene of a fatal car crash involving marine lance corporal Chad Dunn and student Lyla Cutwright. Duckie notices that the woman’s injuries do not match the specifics of the accident and there are no skidmarks found at the scene, leading Gibbs to declare they possibly have a murder and a suicide on their hands. Abby calls in sick for the first time after the case stirs up a traumatic incident from her childhood. Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette star



The team tries to stop a terrorist unleashing the Ebola virus

Gibbs and the team capture computer hacker Ajay Khan, who was recently responsible for hacking into NCIS’s supposedly ultra-secure multiple-threat alert centre. They believe he could hold the key to tracking down the most-wanted cyber terrorist in the world, who may be plotting an attack using a bomb containing a strain of the Ebola virus. When Khan refuses to co-operate, Ziva and DiNozzo take him to Guantanamo Bay to be placed with people he had previously betrayed. Guest starring Vik Sahay (Chuck)



Vance discovers a key to a safety deposit box in his late wife’s effects

The team investigates the case of a marine who dropped dead while scaling a wall on an assault course, and a fellow soldier reveals that he was heavily involved with an underground fight club, where competitors would battle for cash. Meanwhile, having returned to work after compassionate leave, Vance discovers paperwork and a key in his late wife’s effects that lead him to a safety deposit box containing a stash of cash

Criminal Minds


The BAU profiles a child abductor

Criminal Minds


A serial killer is at large

The FBI agents try to catch a serial killer in New Mexico who is kidnapping women and disposing of their bodies, trying to find a mother for his daughter

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Carisi’s niece reports a classmate’s sexual assault

Carisi opens a police investigation when his niece reports a classmate for sexual assault, and Stone learns there are no perfect witnesses when it comes to sex crimes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A surgeon harvests a dead girl’s organs without parental consent

A girl’s death becomes a criminal case when a surgeon harvests her organs without parental consent. Hard-hitting and emotional series chronicling the life and crimes of the New York Police Department, starring Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Rollins and Carisi investigate when a man is castrated and left for dead

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A teenager who was a victim of cyberbullying goes missing

The Blacklist


Red pursues a terrorist who has a lethal combination of talents

Red keeps his wits about him while pursuing a terrorist who has a lethal combination of talents, while Tom confronts the issue of his fake passports and suggests Liz hands them in to the FBI for investigation as he’s got nothing to hide

Criminals: Caught on Camera

The use of CCTV to fight crime in Huntingdon and Chester

Officers in Huntingdon explain that they had a problem with regular drunken violence at weekends, but that CCTV is at the forefront of their initiative to turn things around. Nick Wallis also discovers how CCTV is helping Chester’s local council and the police manage problems on race day


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