5USA Today Thursday 16 March 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Thursday 16 March 2023

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


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The team tries to stop a criminal stealing government secrets

Having identified the mole in their ranks, the agents arrest the traitor’s contact Ted Bankston, a former NSA agent working for a kidnapper code-named the Weatherman – who is making millions on the stock markets out of stolen military data. Drama, with Mark Harmon, David McCallum and Cote de Pablo



A petty officer involved in a fight club is murdered

A petty officer is killed in what initially seems to be a road-rage incident – until investigations reveal evidence of foul play. Digging deeper, the team finds the dead man belonged to an underground fight club, and sets about discovering whether his involvement was a factor in the case. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly



A robbery is committed by a man believed dead

As Christmas approaches, the team works overtime to solve a robbery – a case made doubly difficult by the fact that the prime suspect is a former petty officer who has supposedly been dead for 17 years. Eventually arrested at a Vietnam memorial, he manages to convince Gibbs of his innocence – but a discovery in the forensics lab suggests he may be guilty after all. Guest starring Peter Coyote

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Law & Order


A serial killer surfaces on the streets

Detectives Briscoe and Logan face a race against time to catch a serial killer carrying out a series of racially motivated murders. Award-winning police drama, starring Jerry Orbach and Christopher Noth

Law & Order


A wealthy man is found dead

A wealthy man is found dead in his bed, and the team receive an anonymous tip that he was murdered. Logan and Briscoe encounter difficulties at the scene when the widow and her attorney refuse to allow an autopsy. Award-winning police drama, starring Jerry Orbach

Law & Order


A man’s body is found by his wife

The body of a superintendent is found in the basement of his building, leading Logan and Briscoe to suspect his death was the result of a break-in gone wrong. However, forensic evidence points the finger of suspicion at the victim’s 17-year-old son, who Dr Olivet believes is an abusive sociopath. Award-winning police drama, starring Jerry Orbach

Law & Order


The team investigates unethical practices

When a woman dies in a hospital emergency room, Briscoe and Logan investigate a doctor’s unorthodox method of treating cancer, which McCoy intends to prove is negligent homicide. Sam Waterston joins the cast

Law & Order


A woman lies in a coma

A woman lies in a coma after being found with a bullet in her head, leaving Briscoe and Logan to investigate whether her abusive husband is responsible for shooting her. Police drama, starring Sam Waterston and Jerry Orbach

Law & Order


Guest starring Laura Linney

A Japanese nightclub owner is killed while visiting New York, and a singer who once worked for the victim is arrested on suspicion of murder. While working on the case, Olivet is forced to confront memories of her sexual assault. Guest starring Laura Linney



The team flies to Israel for a final showdown

The team flies to Israel, but receives a hostile reception from Ziva’s father, who is the head of intelligence agency Mossad. As events unfold, Gibbs learns that Ziva was romantically involved with Rivkin and finds himself forced to make a tough decision. Guest starring Michael Nouri, alongside Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly and Cote de Pablo



Tony tries to track down Ziva in North Africa

Tony travels to North Africa on the trail of missing agent Ziva, who is thought to have been tracking down a terrorist leader called Saleem Ulman. Intent on exacting revenge for her apparent death during a flight to Somalia, he is taken hostage by militants and discovers she is still alive – only to be given a potentially catastrophic ultimatum. Starring Mark Harmon and Cote de Pablo



Gibbs and his team investigate the bizarre death of a marine

Gibbs and his team investigate the bizarre deaths of a marine and two of his friends at a stag party. Elsewhere, Gibbs tries to persuade Vance to allow Ziva back into the NCIS. However, she must first pass a barrage of psychological evaluations. Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Michael Weatherly and Pauley Perrette star

Blue Bloods


An officer is suspected of a shooting at a diner

Danny and Jackie investigate a shooting at a diner, but are concerned to discover a uniformed police officer is the chief suspect. Frank is unhappy with a planned recruitment drive that seeks to exploit people’s fear of terrorism, and decides to devise a more positive campaign. Meanwhile, Jamie is forced to take on a second job as he struggles to clear his debts

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A girl claims she has been molested

The team investigates a nine-year-old’s claims she has been molested by her football coach – and the inquiry prompts a string of other children to come forward with similar stories. Stabler struggles to cope with the case since it involves victims who are of a similar age to his daughters – and is taken aback by the child’s subsequent confession that she lied about the identity of her abuser

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The detectives investigate the death of a would-be rapist

The detectives encounter complications while investigating a case in which a would-be rapist was killed by his intended victim. Graffiti found at the scene of the death prompts Stabler and Benson to suspect a street artist – but the physical evidence seems to prove his innocence. Starring Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Novak targets a judge

Novak enlists Clark’s help to gather evidence against a judge whose unacceptable bias in two child-abuse cases resulted in the death of a youngster and the wrongful imprisonment of an innocent woman. Police drama, starring Diane Neal, Marlo Thomas, Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A school headmistress sexually assaults a teenage boy

A school headmistress is caught on camera sexually assaulting a teenage boy, but her behaviour later proves to have been caused by an operable brain tumour, prompting Novak and the team to allow a plea bargain. Unfortunately, the case turns out to have unforeseen complications. Starring Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay and Diane Neal

The Blacklist


A hi-tech cyber defence gadget is stolen

Red has his hands full with another international man of mystery when a hi-tech cyber defence gadget is stolen, with blame falling on a Russian terrorist known only as Ivan. Meanwhile, new evidence surrounding Jolene’s disappearance threatens to expose Mark’s lies. With Mark Ivanir

The Blacklist


Liz teams up with Ressler to uncover Tom’s secrets

Liz teams up with Ressler to uncover Tom’s secrets, while Red’s latest target is a life insurance adjuster who is also a master of persuasion – using his position to convince ordinary people to become contract killers. James Spader and Megan Boone star in the US drama

Criminals: Caught on Camera


How CCTV is used to enforce a drinking ban on a park

Journalist Nick Wallis joins police forces around the nation to discover how CCTV and technological advances are helping to bring criminals to justice. In Hammersmith, west London, camera operators help police as they try to enforce a drinking ban on a local park and spot a group whose members may be about to break into a shop


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