5USA Today Wednesday 15 March 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Wednesday 15 March 2023

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


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Murder, She Wrote


A Wild West showman is murdered

The owner of a Wild West show is murdered in New Mexico, so Jessica sets out to investigate, helped by a Navajo sheriff with excellent tracking skills. Starring Angela Lansbury, with Graham Greene, Steve Forrest and Mariette Hartley

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A serial killer posts footage of his crimes online

A serial killer begins posting footage of his crimes online – and as the agents investigate, they realise that each film contains visual clues to the identity of the next victim. In a further bizarre twist, Abby later finds what seems to be a new video on her computer – and the case takes on fresh urgency with the discovery that it is actually a live feed, suggesting the murderer is somewhere on the premises



A security guard is killed during a bank robbery

A bank at Quantico is robbed and a security guard killed, but the team soon discovers that stealing money may not have been the perpetrators’ primary objective. Meanwhile, Gibbs is given the task of evaluating an inexperienced new agent assigned by Vance to help investigate the case. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon and Rey Valentin



The team tries to catch a spy

Gibbs sends DiNozzo and Ziva to retrieve top-secret information from a secure military base – a mission aimed at catching a mole in the NCIS ranks. Unfortunately, it soon becomes clear that the traitor is still at large – so the building is locked down and all agents are rounded up in a final effort to catch the culprit. Guest starring Jude Ciccolella

Law & Order


A tramp is attacked by a vigilante

A harmless tramp is attacked by an over-zealous vigilante and left for dead in a deserted alley, sending Briscoe and Logan in pursuit of his assailant. Police drama, starring Jerry Orbach and Christopher Noth

Law & Order


A rock star is accused of rape

A famous rock star is acquitted of raping a fan after the victim’s claims are rejected. Logan and Briscoe decide to investigate further, and discover the musician’s pleasant reputation does not quite match his personality. Award-winning police drama, starring Jerry Orbach

Law & Order


A woman’s body is found in a river

The discovery of a woman’s body in the East River leads Briscoe and Green to investigate the drug-addicted brother of a famous footballer – and as the case unfolds, it becomes clear she may not have been the killer’s only victim. Crime drama, starring Jerry Orbach and Jesse L Martin

Law & Order


A tennis star is attacked

A tennis star is attacked in her locker room before a big tournament, and her wrist is broken during the incident. The sportswoman cannot give a description of her assailant, but the circumstances of the fray lead the detectives to suspect one of her competitors. Chris Noth stars

Law & Order


A man claims to have had a psychic vision of a murder

Briscoe and Green think they have got their man when the prime suspect in a murder investigation knows every detail about the killing. However, when he claims he acquired his information from a psychic vision, the detectives have their work cut out. Jerry Orbach and Jesse L Martin star



Part one of two. The agents travel to LA to work with another NCIS team

Part one of two. When the body of a marine is found strung up at a construction site, the agents travel to LA to work with another NCIS team on an investigation into an international arms deal that escalates into a high-priority case, and Tony begins to pry into Ziva’s life. Guest starring Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J (NCIS: Los Angeles)



Part two of two. Agent Callen goes undercover

Part two of two. Agent Callen poses as an arms trade contact in a bid to catch killer Michael Aaron Rivkin. Meanwhile, Tony fears Ziva may not be loyal to the team, and a psychologist uncovers the truth about the relationship between Gibbs and Agent Macy. With Chris O’Donnell, Louise Lombard and LL Cool J



An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent is murdered

The team is forced to work alongside the FBI to catch the killer of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent who was murdered during a poker game at the Secretary of the Navy’s mansion. Elsewhere, Tony takes on Rivkin in a confrontation that ends in one of them being shot

Criminal Minds


A recently released convict is found at the scene of a killing

A man convicted of the murder of his wife and daughter is released after 25 years in prison when Morgan recommends him for parole. The detective fears he has made the wrong decision when the ex-con is found at the scene of a crime three days later, but the team soon discovers he may have been innocent all along

Criminal Minds


A series of murders is linked to a controversial religion

The BAU investigates a series of murders where the victims were found with their hands dismembered and shells stuffed in their eyes and mouths. The killings lead the team to a father and son who practise a controversial religion, but when one of the suspects is kidnapped, the detectives are forced to rethink the case

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Benson and Stabler investigate a series of rapes

Benson and Stabler are called to investigate three violent sexual attacks against women. They enlist the aid of Dr Rebecca Hendrix, a policewoman-turned-psychiatrist, who helps them track down a suspect – but he turns out to be homosexual. Mariska Hargitay stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Fin stumbles on a robbery in a supermarket

During a surveillance operation, Fin stumbles on a robbery in a supermarket and almost loses his life. The incident results in him receiving unwelcome attention from the media, but also provides a chance to atone for past mistakes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Munch investigates an assisted suicide

Detective Munch becomes personally involved in the prosecution of a terminally ill embryologist who is accused of assisting a depressed woman in committing suicide. Evidence points overwhelmingly to her guilt – but the jury finds it hard to decide her fate. Hard-hitting police drama, guest starring Marlee Matlin

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


An elderly woman is murdered

Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of an elderly woman who they learn was dying of cancer but had been determined to live out her final days to the full – a philosophy that encompassed dating a variety of men. Discovering her most recent gentleman callers all have alibis, they turn their attention to the murder weapon and realise they are looking for a serial killer. Anthony Rapp and Jane Krakowski guest star

The Blacklist


Tom interrogates Jolene to find out what she knows about him

Tom interrogates Jolene to find out exactly what she knows about him, and who is giving her orders. Red also feels uncomfortable when past associate Mako Tanida, a crimelord with a bone to pick – and one of the few people able to ruffle his feathers – escapes from prison

Criminals: Caught on Camera


The use of CCTV to tackle vehicle theft

Documentary showing how CCTV and other technological advances are helping to bring car thieves to justice. Suspected criminals in Chester are involved in a high-speed chase through the city centre, and there is footage that helped put an end to one of London’s most prolific gangs. The programme also includes film of a getaway in which robbers tried to evade the law by driving at 180mph


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