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The First 48

The first 48 hours after a crime is committed are key in closing the case. 

Dion Graham (Narrator), Peter Tarshis (Director)

12:01 AM
"Stray Shot"  Detectives in Tulsa, Okla., encounter a neighborhood under siege by young thugs after a man is killed in his home by a stray gunshot.  (Repeat) AETV
03:03 AM
"Jacked; Fallen Idol"  A young father is ambushed and killed at a Dallas gas station; detectives suspect an inside job in the case of a Miami rapper who was gunned down at his car wash.  (Repeat) AETV
05:00 PM
"Night Shift; Mobbed"  A convenience-store clerk is murdered by a masked gunman; a man is beaten to death by numerous assailants.  (Repeat) AETV
06:00 PM
"Deadly Ride; Wrong Place, Wrong Time"  Detectives embark on a four-state manhunt to find the killer of a Cleveland driver; Miami police need citizens to loosen their lips and help them solve a murder.  (Repeat) AETV
07:00 PM
"Desperate Moves"  Dallas detectives launch a manhunt for the person who gunned down an innocent man in his car.  (Repeat) AETV
05:00 PM
"Memphis Blues; Widow Maker"  A young man is murdered outside a liquor store in Memphis, Tenn.; an elderly man is duct-taped and beaten to death outside his Miami home.  (Repeat) AETV
The First 48

Detectives in major cities around the country race against the clock in the wake of homicides, knowing that if they don't find a lead within the first 48 hours, their chances of solving a case are cut in half. The series shows how detectives use forensic evidence and witness interviews to help identify suspects.

Current cast
Dion Graham

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.