First 48’s New Night
A&E’s long-running franchise “The First 48” has moved to a new night. A special two-hour “After the First 48” episode premieres Friday, December 6 at 9PM ET/PT. All-new episodes of “The First 48” and “After the First 48” will continue to air Fridays at 9PM ET/PT.
The franchise follows real-life homicide investigations and offers viewers unprecedented access to every step of the judicial process from crime scene to courtroom. “The First 48” follows homicide detectives in the critical first 48 hours of their investigations. “After the First 48” takes viewers beyond the investigation to the trial, the verdict and beyond.
Premiering Friday, December 6 at 9PM, a two-hour “After the First 48” special follows up on a case of sex, drugs and homicide in Louisville. When officers respond to a domestic dispute, they make a horrifying discovery. A body is buried in the basement, and the lovers blame each other for the murder. Later this season, viewers will go behind the scenes of the New Orleans Homicide Department for the first time, when the city makes its “The First 48” debut.
“The First 48” is produced by ITV Studios America for A&E Network. John X. Kim is Senior Executive Producer and Alexis Robie is Executive Producer. Executive producers for A&E are Laura Fleury and Peter Tarshis.