5USA Today Wednesday 18 January 2023

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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

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

Law & Order


McCoy and Borgia target a public hero

A car chase through Manhattan leaves one man dead and a teenager injured, leading Fontana and Green to discover the victim was being followed after massacring a hunting party. As the man who led the chase is publicly lauded for his brave efforts, McCoy and Borgia make their case that his poor decisions only endangered other lives. Starring Sam Waterston and Annie Parisse

Law & Order


A celebrity chef is suspected of killing a TV executive

A celebrity chef is suspected of murdering his lover, a TV network executive who had antagonised him by deciding to cancel his cookery show. The case eventually goes to court, but a juror is accused of trying to profit from the trial. Drama, starring Dennis Farina and Jesse L Martin

Law & Order


A lawyer is murdered in her office

An ambitious lawyer is murdered in her office and evidence points to one of her colleagues, who was present at the scene. However, a further crime later takes place, prompting McCoy to shift the focus to a senior partner at the law firm who provided the suspect with an alibi. Guest starring Fritz Weaver, with Sam Waterston



A partially dissolved body is found in a bath of acid

The partially dissolved body of a submariner is discovered in a tub of acid at a Navy base – but Gibbs discovers no crew members have been reported missing and deduces an imposter has assumed the dead man’s identity. Drama, starring Mark Harmon and Sasha Alexander



A Navy translator dies in mysterious circumstances

The investigators head for Cuba to look into the mysterious death of a Navy translator stationed at Guantanamo Bay. Discovering a terrorist is plotting to kill one of his own accomplices, they try to thwart the plan before tragedy occurs. Starring Mark Harmon and Sasha Alexander



The team exhumes the body of a marine

The team is forced to exhume the body of a marine in a bid to ascertain whether a phone call to his widow, allegedly from beyond the grave, was a malicious hoax or evidence that he is still alive. Naval crime drama, starring Mark Harmon

Criminal Minds


The team investigates the murders of several homeless men

The BAU team travels to San Francisco to investigate the murders of several homeless men, and joins forces with a separate group of agents working on another case that could be connected. With guest star Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland)

Criminal Minds


A serial killer targets illegal immigrants

The team heads to Texas to track a serial killer targeting illegal immigrants who are trying to cross the border into America. The detectives struggle to find a connection between the deaths and the local drug trade, until information provided by JJ sends them in the right direction

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The team investigates the murder of a member of a feminist group

A member of a women’s empowerment group is found murdered and her body mutilated, leading officers to the group’s charismatic male leader. Meanwhile, Rollins keeps her pregnancy under wraps to avoid going on desk duty, while Fin and Carisi wonder who the father might be

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A homeless woman with a dual personality is attacked

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A student disappears during a field trip

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A soldier is suspected of sexual assault

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

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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