The First 48

The First 48 follows detectives from around the country during these first critical hours as they race against time to find the suspect. Gritty and fast-paced, it takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life investigations with unprecedented access to crime scenes, autopsies, forensic processing, and interrogations.

Show Info

Airs on: United States A&E (2004 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Drama Action Crime

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For a Friend & The Last Gamble

Episode 17x25; Oct 11, 2018

In Atlanta, a teenager is killed when he steps in front of a gunman to save his friend. And in Tulsa, a man is shot dead and left in a church parking lot when he tries to sell a stolen car.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
17x25: For a Friend & The Last GambleOct 11, 2018
17x24: PredatorOct 4, 2018
17x23: Lost BoysSep 13, 2018
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