5USA Today Monday 16 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Monday 16 January 2023

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Survivors from a helicopter crash are discovered

The team is called in to investigate when three dehydrated survivors from a helicopter crash are discovered. The pilot is initially missing, but his body later washes ashore with a gunshot wound to the head. Things get complicated when one of the crew members tells the agents the chopper was hit by another aircraft, while another states that the pilot tried to kill them all by crashing into the sea on purpose. American drama, starring Mark Harmon and David McCallum



A petty officer is gunned down

The driver of a Ferrari is gunned down by a motorcyclist and the victim is identified as petty officer Colin Boxer, who was holding down a second job as a valet parker and had borrowed the sports car. The owner of the vehicle turns out to be Vijay Chaya, the billionaire head of a large corporation, and the team suspects a case of mistaken identity. During the course of the investigation, Gibbs chances on a medal awarded to Leroy Jethro Moore, the man he was named after and an estranged friend of his father. Guest starring Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back) and Ralph Waite (The Waltons)



Part one of two. A US Navy lieutenant dies after a fight

Part one of two. First lieutenant Michael Torres gets involved in a fight before falling to the ground, and is found beaten to death the next morning. The only witness is his friend and colleague Captain Joe Westcott, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and has trouble distinguishing reality from his past military experiences in the Middle East



Part two of two. Abby creates a 3D computer model of the attack that injured Joe Westcott

Part two of two. Tony reviews satellite footage of rebel forces in the Middle East and spots Kersey among a group of insurgents, concluding that Joe Westcott’s fear of him was well-founded. Back at HQ, Abby creates a 3D computer model of the attack that occurred in Afghanistan and Joe dons a virtual-reality headset to relive the traumatic events. Will it jog his memory?

Law & Order


An Iraqi immigrant kills a woman who served in the second Gulf War

An Iraqi immigrant kills a female veteran of the second Gulf War for torturing her brother at Abu Ghraib prison. However, the detectives learn the accused’s lawyer plans to defend his client as an enemy combatant, immune from prosecution under the terms of the Geneva Convention, and that they may have no jurisdiction over the case. Starring Jesse L Martin and Dennis Farina

Law & Order


A woman is accused of murdering her husband’s mistress

A woman is accused of murdering her husband’s mistress. Although the crime is found to be premeditated, the defendant’s lawyer claims his client’s actions were prompted by post-traumatic stress syndrome arising from the September 11 terrorist attack. Starring Dennis Farina

Law & Order


A child murderer is killed

A convicted child murderer is struck and left for dead by a motorist just weeks after his prison release, but Fontana and Green are initially unenthusiastic about finding out who ran him over. It is not until the killer dies from his injuries that they investigate inside the prison where he served his sentence – and uncover evidence that leads McCoy to make a startling discovery. Starring Dennis Farina

Law & Order


A wealthy man is murdered in his home

A wealthy man is found beaten to death in his home, prompting detectives Fontana and Green to suspect the victim’s wife and the contractor who installed the security system. McCoy and Southerlyn investigate an affair between the two, and seek to turn them against each other, but a second unexpected crime slows down their case

Law & Order


A rap producer is murdered

A rap producer is found shot dead in his studio and suspicion falls on one of his proteges, a hip-hop artist whose lyrics describe a similar killing. Police link a previous murder to the case, but Southerlyn’s opinions put her sharply at odds with McCoy as the investigation unfolds. Starring Dennis Farina and Jesse L Martin



A senior navy officer dies on the president’s plane

The team is called in to investigate the death of a senior navy officer on board presidential plane Air Force One. Forensic tests indicate the fatality was due to natural causes, but Abby remains convinced he was murdered. US drama, starring Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette



A US marine dies during a parachute exercise

A US marine’s parachute fails to open during a training exercise and he plunges to his death, leaving the team to determine whether he was murdered. The man had a reputation for good fortune and invariably walked away from accidents unscathed – but his luck at the poker table may have cost him dearly. Mark Harmon and David McCallum star



A naval commander’s body is washed ashore

A naval commander’s body is washed ashore along with the bullet-riddled corpses of two drug traffickers, suggesting he was involved in illicit activities. Gibbs refuses to believe the worst and tries to prove the man’s innocence by finding whoever else was involved in the shoot-out. Guest starring Emilie de Ravin (Lost)

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

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Part one of two. The team investigates a sexual assault on a 15-year-old boy

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Part two of two. ADA Stone blames himself for the shocking verdict in Sam’s case

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

The Blacklist


Liz investigates an illegal adoption agency

Red gives Liz the lowdown on an illegal adoption organisation responsible for a spate of baby abductions. The case hits close to home with the agent, considering her own plans to become a mother, which makes her all the more determined to catch the criminal running the agency

The Blacklist


Red reveals a femme fatale from his past is the next target

Red reveals a femme fatale from his past is the next target on his list, and persuades Liz to pull off a covert heist at the Syrian Embassy, while Tom struggles to accept his wife’s decision to call off the adoption. Guest starring Jennifer Ehle, best known as Elizabeth Bennet in the TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

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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