5USA Today Tuesday 28 February 2023

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What’s On 5USA Today Tuesday 28 February 2023

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


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An arms dealer steals secret launch codes

The agents try to track down an arms dealer who has the launch codes for the Navy’s encrypted satellite defence system and is offering them to the highest bidder. In an attempt to win the confidence of the buyer, Ducky poses as an ageing Englishman trying to sell the information. Guest starring Armand Assante, with David McCallum and Mark Harmon



A sailor’s body is discovered in a disused restaurant

A sailor’s body is discovered in a disused restaurant, and his death is initially ascribed to an accidental drug overdose. However, Abby discovers a message written in blood on a laminated card found at the scene and realises he was murdered. Meanwhile, Jimmy continues to pursue a relationship with Agent Michelle Lee



A nuclear power plant inspector suffers radiation poisoning

A nuclear power plant inspector suffers radiation poisoning, forcing the team to consider the possibility that a foreign power deliberately targeted him. As the others investigate, Ziva spends time with the ailing victim – and begins to realise she is developing feelings for him. Drama, guest starring Matthew Marsden, with Cote de Pablo

Law & Order


A trucking company owner is found dead

Lupo and Bernard investigate when a trucking company owner is found murdered. They suspect his business partner Stan Klein is the culprit when they discover his links to the Russian mob and a scheme to defraud the victim, but as the case comes to court it seems Klein’s son may have had reason to kill

Entertainment News on 5

Showbiz news and gossip

Law & Order


A troubled NYPD officer is killed

Lupo and Bernard investigate the death of a troubled NYPD officer, a man with mounting financial difficulties who was killed by colleagues after taking hostages at gunpoint. As the pair dig deeper into his life, they discover a stash of valuable documents in his apartment as well as a body, and the evidence leads to a man claiming to be the illegitimate son of a famous president

Law & Order


A war widow is found unconscious in a bombed army recruitment centre

An investigation is launched when a war widow with a possible grudge against the army is found unconscious in the rubble of a bombed recruitment centre alongside her lifeless child. Lupo and Bernard begin their search for the bomber and encounter a number of suspects, including a man whose sister was killed in Iraq and the leader of a group of war protesters

Law & Order


A woman who looks after children with learning difficulties is murdered

Lupo and Bernard struggle to establish a motive when a woman who adopted 10 children with learning difficulties is murdered. The duo question her husband, who discovered the body, before turning their attention to the youngsters – until information about an affair and the offer of a reality TV appearance sheds light on the case

Law & Order


The owner of a fashion company is found dead

Lupo and Bernard investigate the death of fashion company owner Sid Maxwell, and question their initial conclusion of asphyxia when they meet photographer Terry Clark. The duo discover a suspicious website after learning Maxwell was using a fake identity

Entertainment News on 5

Showbiz news and gossip

Law & Order


A murdered woman is thought to have been involved with criminals

A wealthy woman is found dead in her apartment, but Lupo and Bernard are quick to dismiss the theory that the killer sought her money. Evidence suggests she was mixing with dangerous figures, among them a cartel, after suitcases filled with cash and drugs are found in the victim’s portfolio of properties



A sailor dies in mysterious circumstances on a research vessel

The unit is called to examine the mysterious death of a sailor serving on a research vessel engaged in a top-secret mission. The ship proves to have been abandoned by its crew, and Ducky discovers the victim died from a highly contagious virus – putting everyone presently on board at risk. Drama, starring David McCallum, Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly and Lauren Holly



Gibbs takes a case connected to his dead daughter

A childhood friend of Gibbs’ dead daughter is stalked by a marine who recently returned from Iraq, and asks the agent for help. Memories of his murdered family lead him to make the case a priority, but he acts on his initiative and leaves HQ without his badge, making DiNozzo fear he is risking his job for a personal vendetta. Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly star



An admiral is murdered

A taxi driver and an admiral working at the Pentagon are found executed by the side of a road, but the agents have trouble ascertaining a motive – until they uncover links to a woman searching for her missing husband, a political refugee from Africa. Meanwhile, McGee makes a discovery about his new girlfriend. Starring Sean Murray, Michael Weatherly and Mark Harmon

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The SVU hunts for a serial rapist targeting mothers with young children

Law & Order: Criminal Intent


The chief financial officer of a hedge fund is killed

The chief financial officer of a hedge fund is killed at a banquet where it is rumoured the company is about to be investigated for fraud. The CEO soon checks himself into a psychiatric treatment facility, where patients include one of his major investors, prompting Wheeler and Nichols to investigate the activities of the men’s psychiatrist

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


An undercover federal agent is murdered

Cabot investigates the rape and murder of an undercover federal agent, but receives death threats as the case proceeds toward trial. The arrest of a suspect connected with a Colombian drug cartel puts her under pressure to yield the case to the authorities. Drama, starring Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay and Stephanie March

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


A mother and her baby are murdered

A doctor takes a paternity test that could prove his guilt in the murders of a mother and her baby. The procedure appears to prove he is not the father – but does implicate him in several child molestation cases. Hard-hitting drama, starring Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay and Dann Florek

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


The squad investigates a quadruple homicide

A quadruple homicide with sexual undertones marks the beginning of a killing spree that has the entire squad racing against the clock to prevent further murders. The investigation leads the detectives from one victim to another before the trail ends at a man with a painful secret. Crime drama, guest starring Frank Langella, Ian Somerhalder and Jason Ritter

The Blacklist


The team hunts for a criminal planning to deliver a package to an Iranian spy

The team receives a tip-off that a criminal known as The Courier is about to deliver a high-value package to an Iranian spy. However, despite the lead, the hunt for the culprit proves challenging as nobody, including Red, knows what he looks like. During the investigation, Ressler finally starts to recognise Liz’s abilities, but before the pair can work together effectively, she becomes entwined in a kidnapping plot. Guest starring Robert Knepper (Prison Break, Heroes)

The Blacklist


Red pursues a terrorist who has a lethal combination of talents

Red keeps his wits about him while pursuing a terrorist who has a lethal combination of talents, while Tom confronts the issue of his fake passports and suggests Liz hands them in to the FBI for investigation as he’s got nothing to hide

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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