After The First 48

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 9 Seasons
  • 7.5  (528)

After The First 48 is a television series that premiered on A&E in 2008. The show follows up on some of the most intense and memorable homicide cases from the network's hit show, The First 48. Each episode of After The First 48 takes a deep dive into the aftermath of a high-stakes investigation, providing insights into the ongoing investigations, courtroom drama, and emotional impact on the families affected.

The show opens with a short clip from the original First 48 episode, reminding viewers of the details of the case. The opening sets the stage for what follows in the After The First 48 episode, which frequently focuses on the legal proceedings that come after a crime has occurred. This can involve anything from the trial of a suspect to the court appearances and statements of family members affected by the crime.

Throughout the show, viewers are introduced to multiple key players in the aftermath of each case. Often, law enforcement officers and detectives appear on the show to provide commentary on the case and the investigation process. Family members of the victim are also frequently interviewed, giving viewers a chance to see how the murder has impacted their lives.

In addition to the interviews, After The First 48 is notable for its access to court footage. The show frequently includes clips from the trials of those accused of the murder, showcasing the legal process and the arguments made by both the prosecution and defense. For viewers who are interested in true crime and the legal system, this behind-the-scenes look at court proceedings is particularly fascinating.

The show's format often reflects the gritty reality of the aftermath of a homicide investigation. There is frequently no resolution to the case by the end of the episode, and many segments conclude with notes indicating that suspects are still at large. This approach highlights the fact that the justice process can be slow, and underscores the stakes involved in homicide investigations.

With dynamic narration from Dion Graham, Dwayne Thompson, and Eddie Lopez, After The First 48 is a must-watch for true crime fans. The show's ability to delve into the ongoing fallout from high-profile homicide cases provides a unique insight into the justice process and its impact on the community.

After The First 48 is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (131 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2008.

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Ringside Seat
9. Ringside Seat
May 16, 2024
In Mobile, a woman in a volatile relationship is found dead in her car. Detectives suspect her boyfriend, but, at trial, he takes the stand to brazenly claim she was actually the victim of a drug deal gone bad.
Raw Deal
8. Raw Deal
May 9, 2024
In Gwinnett County, a beloved rapper is gunned down in a hail of bullets from a drive-by shooting. With little hard evidence, detectives and prosecutors need to rely on a tipster to testify-despite the risks-and bring the suspect to justice.
Murder in Mobile
7. Murder in Mobile
December 21, 2024
When a transient man is gunned downed, the only eyewitness Mobile detectives have is also a suspect; reluctant witnesses, defendants pointing fingers at each other, and a surprise ruling leaves a novice prosecutor struggling to clinch his case.
Vengeance
6. Vengeance
December 14, 2024
A man shoots four people in broad daylight, leaving Tulsa detectives, attorneys, and everyone impacted struggling to explain his mental state; his case hangs on the question, and the heated reaction of the victims' families to the course of justice.
Friends And Enemies
5. Friends And Enemies
December 14, 2024
When three people are gunned down in a Tulsa home, detectives face two suspects, and a web of lies. Prosecutors are left with circumstantial evidence to clinch the case against a calculated, cold-blooded killer.
End Game
4. End Game
November 16, 2023
In Mobile, a professor is murdered in his own home. It takes a missing gaming console, and a strategic game of cat and mouse with the suspects, for detectives and prosecutors to get justice.
Jealous Heart
3. Jealous Heart
November 9, 2023
When a Mobile mother of four is shot just blocks from her home, detectives look to her loved ones to identify her killer. But, at trial, his attorneys claim he acted in self-defense.
Flashing Colors
2. Flashing Colors
November 2, 2023
A massive, gang-related melee outside a nightclub leaves Gwinnett County detectives struggling to identify just who shot a young murder victim. And the death of one of the witnesses makes that challenge even harder for prosecutors.
Cruel Intentions
1. Cruel Intentions
October 26, 2023
In Mobile, a woman in a volatile relationship is found dead in her car. Detectives suspect her boyfriend, but, at trial, he takes the stand to brazenly claim she was actually the victim of a drug deal gone bad.
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Where to Watch After The First 48
After The First 48 is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch After The First 48 on demand at Apple TV Channels, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Hulu, Sling, A&E, Tubi TV and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (528)