Documentary , Drama , Crime , Reality TV



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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.

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Currently you are able to watch "The First 48" streaming on DIRECTV, Sling TV, A&E, Hulu, Discovery+ Amazon Channel, Discovery Plus, Peacock Premium or for free with ads on Peacock, Peacock Premium, A&E, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV. It is also possible to buy "The First 48" as download on Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Google Play Movies, Apple iTunes.