5USA Today Tuesday 17 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Tuesday 17 January 2023

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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

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

Law & Order


A series of flu-related deaths baffles the team

Fontana and Green are baffled by a series of flu-related deaths until they discover the victims were given bogus vaccines. McCoy sets out to prosecute the man responsible for their distribution, but a mistake by new ADA Alexandra Borgia threatens their case and leaves the rookie at odds with her boss

Law & Order


A talk show host is murdered

A controversial talk show host is shot dead in the street and suspicion initially falls on a woman who was suing him for sexual harassment. However, later evidence leads the team to the victim’s wife, who stands to inherit $20million, and a stalker who claims to be having an affair with her. Crime drama, starring Sam Waterston

Law & Order


A basketball star becomes a murder suspect

McCoy and Borgia prosecute a famous basketball player accused of murdering a fan who had been harassing him for some time. They discover the star’s fingerprints in the victim’s apartment, but the evidence linking him to the crime scene is dismissed as inadmissible because the detectives cut corners to find a match on the police database. Starring Sam Waterston and Annie Parisse



A sailor’s body is discovered

The team investigates a role-playing game believed to have caused the death of a sailor who was found at the bottom of the sea in his dress whites. Discovering the dead man was a compulsive player, Gibbs and the crew try to find out how far he would have gone to exact revenge on his arch-enemy, another seaman. Drama, starring Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly



A hunter finds the mummified body of a Navy lieutenant

A Navy lieutenant’s mummified body is found 10 years after his disappearance, prompting renewed interest in the case. Declared a deserter, he was given a dishonourable discharge – chiefly because $1million went missing from his ship’s safe on the day he vanished. Drama, starring Mark Harmon



Two sailors are found dead of an apparent overdose

Gibbs, Tony and Kate board an aircraft carrier to investigate the deaths of two crewmen who appear to have overdosed, even though the pair had no history of drug use. At first the inquiry seems doomed to failure – until training tapes offer an unlikely lead. Drama, starring Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly

Exiled: A Law & Order Movie

Crime drama, starring Chris Noth
1998 – TV Movie, Crime, Drama

A former homicide detective uses his involvement in a murder case in a bid to regain his rank – but it soon seems his investigative skills are not equal to the challenge. Crime drama spin-off from American series Law & Order, starring Chris Noth, Dabney Coleman, Ice-T and Costas Mandylor

Entertainment News on 5

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Exiled: A Law & Order Movie

Crime drama, starring Chris Noth
1998 – TV Movie, Crime, Drama

Movie: Exiled: A Law & Order Movie -

A former homicide detective uses his involvement in a murder case in a bid to regain his rank – but it soon seems his investigative skills are not equal to the challenge. Crime drama spin-off from American series Law & Order, starring Chris Noth, Dabney Coleman, Ice-T and Costas Mandylor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


Benson and Stone try to reunite a rescued girl with her mother

After the rescue of a young girl from a sex trafficker, Benson and Stone must take drastic measures to reunite her with her mother. Meanwhile, Rollins decides to give her rocky relationship another chance

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The team unravels a complicated revenge plot

As a string of break-in assaults grows ever more violent, the team investigates an online incel group to identify a suspect. The complicated revenge plot involves a masked delivery man who attacks a couple in their own home with no apparent motive

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

The Blacklist


Red looks into stories of an underground court said to avenge miscarriages of justice

Red takes a gamble to find out if an underground court avenging miscarriages of justice is real or a myth. Chilling stories about its merciless eye-for-an-eye attitude have kept criminals and law enforcers alike on their toes, but when a missing prosecutor returns after a 12-year absence, Red is given the lead he needs to unravel the tale. Meanwhile, a mysterious woman makes Tom a tempting offer during a teachers’ conference in Orlando. Guest starring Oscar winner Dianne Wiest

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 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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