5USA Today Wednesday 25 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Wednesday 25 January 2023

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


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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


American naval crime drama

American drama following the work of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that investigates cases involving the US Navy and Marine Corps. Starring Mark Harmon and David McCallum

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

Law & Order


A man is killed after defiling a Hebrew Torah

A man is mysteriously killed after desecrating a treasured edition of the Hebrew Torah, brought from Poland to America. Detectives follow the trail to a man who confesses to the murder, but explains that his cousin paid the victim to defile the book. As ADA McCoy probes the family feud, he learns it may be linked to a lucrative property sale. Crime drama, with Sam Waterston, Allan Miller, Zach Grenier and Mark Feuerstein

Law & Order


A Mob accountant is killed

A retired cop exacts rough justice and kills the small-time thug responsible for fatally stabbing a Mob accountant, but tries to avoid going to trial by admitting he falsified evidence during his time on the force – a potentially damaging confession that could jeopardise many previous convictions. Guest starring Amy Ryan (The Wire, The Office: An American Workplace)

Law & Order


A depressed journalist is found dead in his bath

A woman produces video footage proving that her journalist boyfriend took his own life, but suspicious marks near his shoulder cause detectives Fontana and Green to investigate. After careful review, Borgia notices something on the tape that might shed light on what actually happened. Guest starring Jessalyn Gilsig (Glee)



A terrorist plots to kill the US president

Gibbs faces an old adversary who has re-emerged with a plan to assassinate the US president and taken Kate hostage in a bid to ensure success. The FBI manages to foil the attack on the presidential helicopter, Marine One, but the case seems set to end on a downbeat note. Rudolf Martin guest stars, with Mark Harmon and Sasha Alexander



A US Navy captain is held hostage

A US Navy captain is held hostage in his own office while his wife and blind daughter are abducted, and the kidnappers try to extort a large sum of money from him for his family’s release. The NCIS team is soon on the case, but initially struggles to identify the chief assailant



The agents pursue a serial killer

Gibbs investigates the discovery of a woman’s mummified remains, following a trail of clues that takes him and the team to Florida, where they search for another victim who mysteriously disappeared. One of their few leads is a manual on the secret of being a good wife – which eventually points them in the direction of a serial killer

Criminal Minds


The agents suspect a recently dead serial killer left one of his targets alive

A serial killer commits suicide, but the agents suspect one of his targets might still be alive, and compile a posthumous profile of the man in an attempt to locate and rescue the missing person

Criminal Minds


The team investigates a small town’s first-ever murders

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A woman accuses her therapist of sexual assault

The SVU investigates a `he-said, she-said” case when a woman crashes a wedding to accuse her therapist of sexual assault. Hard-hitting and emotional drama, directed by Lucy Liu and starring Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A pregnant teenager refuses to name the father of her baby

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A family is murdered while sleeping

Hard-hitting series chronicling the life and crimes of the New York Police Department. The team confront an unthinkable crime when they are called in to investigate the murder of a father and his two young children who have been stabbed to death while sleeping

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The team investigates an attack on a waitress

The famous chef of a trendy New York City restaurant has accused of sexual assault by three employees but never been arrested – until now. When waitress Kayla Morgan realises that she was sexually assaulted in a taxi after an after-hours VIP party, charges are pressed against the chef, though Benson and Stone hit an immovable obstacle when they try to prosecute the case

The Blacklist


Environmental activists try to gain possession of a highly destructive weapon

Environmental activists rocket to the top of the most-wanted list when the task force discovers the group is trying to gain possession of a highly destructive weapon. Cooper sends Liz and Ressler to thwart the eco-terrorists’ political stunt, which in turn gives Liz the chance to escape an overbearing acquaintance. Meanwhile, master manipulator Red tricks a loved one to get what he wants

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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