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The First 48

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

Crew:
Dion Graham (Narrator), Peter Tarshis (Director)

4/23/14
03:00 PM
"Lured In; Disaster"  A body is found in a motel bathroom; Sgt. Mason investigates a man's shooting death.  (Repeat) AETV
4/23/14
04:00 PM
"Signs of Violence; Live by the Gun"  A detective enters the world of the hearing impaired to solve the stabbing murder of a deaf father of three; a Miami detective hits the streets to find out who shot a youth during a lively street party.  (Repeat) AETV
4/23/14
05:00 PM
"Fatal Call"  Dallas homicide detectives call upon the community for help when a man is shot to death in an apartment complex.  (Repeat) AETV
4/23/14
06:00 PM
"Murder in Pleasant Grove"  Detectives seek the public's help when an unidentified body is found dismembered and burned in a Dallas field.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
03:00 PM
"Shell Shocked/Cradle to Grave"  Sergeants in Memphis, Tenn., set up a sting to catch a victim's killer; Miami detectives are called to an execution in the middle of a bustling neighborhood.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
04:00 PM
"Road Hazard; Cold"  A motorcycle club president is shot in the head after being forced off the road; a mother of seven is strangled to death in her apartment.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
05:00 PM
"Underworld"  A man is brutally beaten to death under an interstate.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
06:00 PM
"Caught in the Middle"  Two men are beaten and shot in Miami and left behind an abandoned house.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
07:00 PM
"Deadly Encounter; Car Trouble"  A hardworking janitor is stabbed to death in his apartment; a man is murdered after he fixes a friend's car and walks home.  (Repeat) AETV
4/24/14
08:00 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
The First 48

Premise
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.