5USA Today Friday 27 January 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Friday 27 January 2023

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


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The team hunts down a sniper

The team races to find a sniper who is targeting marine recruitment officers and picking them off one by one. The only clue is a white feather left at the scene of each shooting – and in the absence of any other evidence, Gibbs uses himself as bait to catch the killer. American drama, starring Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Sasha Alexander and Michael Weatherly



Three similar execution-style killings take place

Three similar execution-style killings take place, and the team discovers one of the victims was going through a messy divorce. His widow falls under suspicion of committing the first two crimes to mask the murder of her husband – but, unfortunately for the agents, she has an alibi. Starring Michael Weatherly and David McCallum



Gibbs’s former commanding officer is accused of murder

Gibbs entrusts the team with the task of finding his former commanding officer, who has gone on the run rather than staying behind to face charges of killing a marine and stealing funds. Kate and Tony’s investigation leads them to the missing man’s cabin – which has been sprayed with bullets and contains an unidentified corpse. Mark Harmon stars

Law & Order


Green and Fontana call on the SVU for help with a case

Green and Fontana call on the Special Victims Unit to help them uncover the truth about the death of a man found with one of Olivia Benson’s business cards in his pocket. The team soon realises that two career criminals are involved – but faced with conflicting stories, Benson and McCoy struggle to agree on who is telling the truth. Lynda Carter guest stars

Law & Order


A 10-year-old murder investigation is reopened

A deathbed confession leads to a 10-year-old murder investigation being reopened, but Fontana’s methods bring him into conflict with McCoy, who is being pressured by Branch to win the case. To complicate matters, vital information is ruled inadmissible because it was given in confidence to a Church minister. Police drama, starring Sam Waterston and Dennis Farina

Law & Order


Fontana and Green get involved in an ethical debate

A car bomb kills the husband of an incapacitated woman shortly before he planned to switch off her life support. Fontana and Green are drawn into a heated debate about the right to die, and find themselves faced with two suspects who both have iron-clad alibis

Law & Order


A bank manager is forced into facilitating a robbery

An armed robber is shot dead during a failed bank heist, and detectives Fontana and Green discover the manager himself was forced to assist in the crime after his daughter was taken hostage. However, Fontana’s heavy-handed tactics lead to a claim of police brutality by the defence lawyer. Crime drama, starring Sam Waterston

Law & Order


A teenage boy commits suicide after shooting at a doctor

Fontana and Green investigate the death of a teenager who committed suicide after opening fire on a doctor. Inquiries reveal the boy’s sister had recently died of an Aids-related illness – and suggest he may have been seeking revenge on the man responsible for giving her an experimental drug that had not been approved for general use

Law & Order


An undercover policewoman is murdered

An undercover policewoman is murdered, and the team is charged with finding out how her cover was blown. Following a series of revelations, the investigation leads to a worker in a prominent congressman’s office – but the suspect has a seemingly watertight alibi. Legal drama, starring Sam Waterston, Dennis Farina and Jesse L Martin



The team tries to protect a naval officer

Gibbs and the team find themselves in deep trouble with the FBI as they try to protect a veteran naval officer who has caught the attention of an al-Qaeda cell. A breakthrough convinces them they have discovered the bomber targeting her, but things are not quite as they seem. Mark Harmon stars



A US Marine veteran confesses to murder

A US Marine veteran confesses to the murder of a friend 60 years previously, but Gibbs decides to investigate further rather than take his story at face value, hoping to save the elderly Medal of Honour recipient from a spell in prison. Drama, starring Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly



An ensign is arrested in connection with the death of a Navy commander

Gibbs and the team arrest an ensign in connection with the death of a Navy commander who had recently undergone surgery, but Abby believes they have got the wrong man. Another fatality soon follows – and it falls to Tony to save his colleagues. Starring Michael Weatherly



A marine’s wife kills an intruder

A marine’s wife kills an intruder and later claims he tried to rape her. The team embarks on a mystifying wild goose chase through a stack of old case files and eventually discovers the woman was leading a double life while her husband was serving overseas

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue

The SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue. Meanwhile, Benson is dismayed to find Rob Miller out on bail. Mariska Hargitay stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The body of a teenager is found in the Hudson River

Benson suspects Rob Miller is behind the mysterious death of a teenage girl found dead in the Hudson River, but cannot prove it. Despite having only circumstantial evidence, ADA Stone takes the case to court before Miller can destroy more lives. Mariska Hargitay stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A plastic surgeon is accused of rape

When a young woman accuses a celebrity plastic surgeon and his girlfriend of sexual assault, Benson and the team must determine if the woman was attacked or if it was a night of sex games gone wrong. Mariska Hargitay stars

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A serial rapist strikes again after two decades of silence

A serial rapist strikes again after two decades of silence, and SVU operatives are determined to uncover the elusive criminal and bring justice to his many victims. Stone discovers that his father worked on the case before it went cold. Mariska Hargitay and Philip Winchester star

The Blacklist


Red learns Berlin has been manipulated

Red learns Berlin was manipulated by a Blacklister, so the pair travel to Moscow to track down a high-ranking Russian official who they believe is responsible. Meanwhile, Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling. Crime drama, starring James Spader

The Blacklist


Red is captured and taken to a secret detention facility

Part one of two. Red is captured by criminal agents and taken to a secret detention facility, where he encounters Luther Braxton (guest star Ron Perlman), a thief with whom he shares a complicated history. Liz wastes no time in assembling a task force, but can she successfully break Red out? With David Strathairn and Janel Maloney

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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