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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)

01:01 AM
"The Slip; Pure Victim"  Execution-style double homicide; an elderly woman is shot while unloading groceries.  (Repeat) AETV
02:01 AM
"Marked for Death"  A man is shot outside an abandoned house.  (Repeat) AETV
03:03 AM
"No Return; Dangerous Game"  A victim's car may lead investigators to his killer; a son is shot in his mother's yard.  (Repeat) AETV
12:00 PM
"River's Edge"  Minneapolis police work against the clock to solve the murder of an unknown homeless man found on the edge of the Mississippi riverbank.  (Repeat) LMN
01:00 PM
"Return to Sender; Death Camp"  A Dallas detective investigates the murder of a young man shot in his friend's car; Minneapolis police search for the person who beat a homeless man to death.  (Repeat) LMN
03:00 PM
"Better Days; Wildflower"  A man is shot outside his home in Memphis, Tenn.; a woman in Dallas is killed while collecting wildflowers.  (Repeat) AETV
04:00 PM
"Lester Street"  Lt. Armstrong and his team investigate Memphis' worst mass murder in 15 years; the investigation points to a gang-ordered directive to kill an entire family.  (Repeat) AETV
05:00 PM
"10 Pounds"  Detective Chris Anderson returns to his childhood neighborhood to investigate a drug-related murder.  (Repeat) AETV
06:00 PM
"Under One Roof; Off Target"  A Dallas grandfather is robbed and murdered in his bedroom; a drive-by shooting in Miami results in the death of an innocent young woman.  (Repeat) AETV
07:00 PM
"Insider; Paradise Lost; Bad Debt"  A rookie detective tackles her first double murder; a family of three is found dead at home.  (Repeat) LMN
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.