In Dallas, Det. Rick Duggan investigates the murder of a young man shot in the backseat of his friend's car. While scouring the crime scene, Duggan finds an interesting lead--mail. He hopes this clue will lead him to the killer. And in Minneapolis, Sergeants Bruce Folkens and Chris Karakostas must find the person who savagely beat a homeless man to death.
Blood Money; Fifteen
When Tucson Detectives John Dorer and Kathi Kelley arrive at the murder scene of a young man gunned down behind an apartment complex, their investigation is hampered.
Out of the Past / Feud
In Dallas, Detectives Randy Loboda and Scott Sayers are investigating the murder of a 54-year-old family man.
Devil Inside; Rattlesnake
In Tucson, Det. John Dorer and his team investigate the gruesome murder of a 58-year-old woman found naked.
Live Bait / Drama at the Classic
In Minneapolis, a young man is robbed and killed while meeting up with a girl he met earlier on a bus.
Out of Sight / Missing Piece
In Minneapolis, after a night out with friends, a college student is stabbed to death while getting on his scooter to ride home.
Shattered Dreams; Left to Die
In Louisville, a Sudanese man who fled genocide in Darfur is shot to death while working in his clothing store.
Up in Flames / Drive-By
In Birmingham, Detectives Jerry Williams and Chris Anderson investigate the murder of man found dead in the back of his burning pick-up truck. With most of the physical evidence destroyed, detectives must track down the people who were last seen.
Miami Sgt. Armando Aguilar and Det. Leo Tapanes are assigned the homicide case of a 20-year-old Rastafarian, shot and robbed on Christmas Day.
About this Show
The First 48
The first 48 hours after a crime is committed are key in closing the case.
Get unlimited access to thousands of shows and movies with limited ads
Stream 75+ top Live and On-Demand TV channels
Record live TV with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage
Watch Live TV online and on supported devices
Switch plans or cancel anytime
Enhanced Cloud DVR
Start watching The First 48
6 seasons available (41 episodes)
No hidden fees, equipment rentals, or installation appointments.
For new subscribers only
Due to streaming rights, a few shows play with an ad break before and after. Which shows?
Stay current with additional news, entertainment, and lifestyle programming from American Heroes Channel, BET Her, CNBC World, Cooking Channel, Crime + Investigation, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY Network, Military History Channel, MTV2, MTV Classic, Nick Toons, Science, and Teen Nick.
Enjoy a collection of popular favorites in Spanish – CNN en Español, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, ESPN Deportes, History Channel en Español, and Universo.
18+ only. Includes Hulu (ad-supported) plan. Access content from each service separately and access ESPN+ content via Hulu. No purchase or viewing of pay-per-view and select ESPN+ content via Hulu. Location data required to watch certain content. Offer valid for eligible subscribers only. Subject to Bundle Terms.