A&E brings the critically acclaimed Real-Life series, THE FIRST 48, one of the most watched non-fiction investigative series on cable and AFTER THE FIRST 48, back for more action-packed drama.
The First 48 takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life investigations as it follows homicide detectives in the critical first 48 hours of murder investigations, giving viewers unprecedented access to crime scenes, interrogations and forensic processing. The series follows the nation's top police departments and this season will include the homicide detectives of New Orleans, LA, who will be joining top detectives from Miami, Louisville, Charlotte, Birmingham, and Harris County, TX.
At the nation's top police departments, The First 48 takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life investigations following homicide detectives in the critical first 48 hours of murder investigations. With unprecedented access, viewers are privy to crime scenes, interrogations and forensic processing. Shop The First 48 DVDs at the A&E Store to unravel these mysteries and see if you can't detect the criminal. Just when you thought you couldn't get enough crime DVDs, A&E has you covered.
Premiere Date : November 21, 2013
In Cleveland, Ohio, an aspiring police officer is gunned down during a vicious nightclub brawl, and it's all caught on tape. Investigators pore over more than 80 hours of surveillance footage, hoping to identify the triggerman, but the video doesn't show who fired the fatal shot. With so few witnesses willing to talk, the state needs to use the video to convince the jury of the events that led to this cold-blooded killing.