Season Premiere ‘The Thing About Pam’ Airs at 9PM ET/8PM CT
Story is also a Six-Episode Podcast, Hit #1 on Apple
September 26, 2019 –Dateline NBC kicks off its 28th season with all-new two-hour broadcasts starting tomorrow, Friday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. The true-crime original series will air two-hour episodes every Friday through May 2020.
Tomorrow’s broadcast features the unbelievable story of how the murder of one woman, Betsy Faria, set off a chain of events leaving one man dead, another man implicated and a diabolical scheme exposed. Keith Morrison, who has reported on this case for over five years, will unravel the latest chapter, including why Betsy’s friend, Pamela Hupp, impersonated a real-life Dateline producer. The broadcast follows Dateline’s new podcast, The Thing About Pam, which hit #1 on the Apple podcast charts. To watch a preview click here.
Additionally, NBC’s longest running primetime series recently won the 3rd quarter, beating ABC’s 20/20 across the board in all key measurements, including total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49. This marked Dateline’s seventh consecutive third quarter win.
Dateline’s weekend encore of The Landing, a report by Andrea Canning, will feature new developments on the case for missing South Carolina woman Heather Elvis. Due to NBC’s primetime schedule, the broadcast will air at different start times and dates this weekend, according to time zones:
- Eastern: airs at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday
- Central: airs at 8 p.m. CT on Saturday
- Pacific: airs at 10 p.m. PT on Sunday
- Mountain: airs 1:30 a.m. MT on Sunday
Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and begins its 28th season on September 27th. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, Dateline reaches more than 18 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.