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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)

01:00 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) AETV
02:00 PM
"Heart of Gold; Last Breath"  After a 33-year-old woman is stabbed to death in Louisville, Ky., police reach out to her family and witnesses to try to track down her killer; police investigate the shooting death of a college student, 19, on a residential street in Minneapolis.  (Repeat) AETV
03:00 PM
"Silent Rage; Tainted Love"  Investigation on Easter Sunday; a young father is killed.  (Repeat) AETV
04:00 PM
"School Ties; Friend or Foe"  Detectives question the girlfriend of a man who was shot to death on a Miami street; a Cincinnati teen is shot in the head while asleep.  (Repeat) AETV
05:00 PM
"Innocent Bystander; Partners in Crime"  Surveillance video of a fatal stabbing at a Texas strip mall leaves a policeman with more questions than answers; a Dallas man is shot to death in his living room.  (Repeat) AETV
06:00 PM
"Southwick; Devil's Doorway"  Two murder victims have matching tattoos; a man is gunned down in an apartment doorway.  (Repeat) AETV
07:00 PM
"Killer Connection; Bloody Birthday"  Dallas detectives hope that video footage can identify the person who murdered a young father; a Cleveland mother of six is shot and killed on her birthday.  (Repeat) AETV
08:00 PM
"Shattered Glass"  A New Orleans detective must prove he has the necessary evidence to convict the suspected killer of a young mother who was beaten to death in her home.  (Repeat) AETV
09:00 PM
"Murder in Treme"  Detectives discover a house of horrors during their investigation into the fatal slashing of a New Orleans woman.  (Repeat) AETV
10:00 PM
"Graveyard Love"  A New Orleans man is shot in front of his grandmother's home, and police detectives believe a woman close to the victim may have arranged the crime.  (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.