Six-Episode Series Investigates the Murder of an Arkansas Beauty Queen with New Exclusive Interviews
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Subscribers to Dateline Premium Can Listen to the First Two Episodes Starting Today
September 19, 2023 – Dateline NBC correspondent Keith Morrison will host an all-new true-crime podcast, Murder in Apartment 12, debuting Tuesday, September 26. The six-episode series examines the case of Arkansas beauty queen Nona Dirksmeyer, who was found murdered in her apartment days before her 20th birthday. Featuring new exclusive interviews with insiders connected to the case, Morrison tells the story of three trials, two suspects, and one small town where things are not always what they seem.
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The first two episodes of Murder in Apartment 12 will be available for download and streaming for free on any podcast platform on September 26, with the following four episodes debuting over the following two weeks. Subscribers to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts can listen to the first two episodes now and will receive subsequent episodes early. Premium subscribers get ad-free listening.
Murder in Apartment 12 marks Morrison’s eighth original Dateline podcast. He previously hosted the chart-topping series The Girl in the Blue Mustang, Murder & Magnolias, The Seduction, The Thing about Pam, The Thing About Helen & Olga, Mommy Doomsday and Killer Role – most of which hit #1 on Apple’s podcast chart. The series comes ahead of the premiere of the 32nd season of Dateline on Friday, September 29 at 9/8c.
Additionally, Dateline’s hit showcast, which features broadcasts as podcast episodes, delivered its second consecutive record quarter with more than 100 million downloads. The showcast has surpassed 1 billion lifetime downloads, continuing to rank as the #1 true-crime podcast.
Murder in Apartment 12 is produced by Tim Beacham. Adam Gorfain is co-executive producer. Liz Cole is executive producer and David Corvo is senior executive producer of Dateline.