“DATELINE” SOLD IN 70% OF THE U.S. FOR ITS SECOND SEASON IN NATIONAL SYNDICATION
Miami, FL – January 18, 2018 – NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution has sold “Dateline” in more than 70% of the country for its second season in national syndication, it was announced today from the NATPE conference in Miami.
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, “Dateline” is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons. “Dateline” has improved both primetime and early fringe time periods by 10% for stations in November 2017 compared to a year ago.
The syndicated version of “Dateline” is currently airing on FOX Television Stations as well as leading station groups across the country and has been renewed for season two on Sinclair, Tribune, Meredith, Nexstar, Graham Media, Gray, Tribune, COX Media Group, Tegna, Scripps, Sunbeam, Hubbard, Weigel, Quincy, Raycom and more.
“Dateline” is produced for syndication by NBC News’ Peacock Productions with Andy Cashman serving as executive producer. David Corvo is the senior executive producer and Liz Cole is the executive producer for “Dateline NBC.”
“Dateline” is an award winning newsmagazine that delivers viewers stories ranging from compelling mysteries to powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations. Each episode incorporates the classic elements of drama and great storytelling: good guys, bad guys, conflict with the highest stakes, suspense and resolution. Hear the chilling tales directly from those most affected and involved, including investigators tasked with cracking the case and the families confronting tragedy. In every story we tell, we help the real people who lived the events share their journeys with you. (NBC)