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ALL-NEW FRIDAY DATELINE NBC ON THE DECADES-LONG SEARCH TO FIND THE KILLER OF A MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE STUDENT

PLUS: Tomorrow, Andrea Canning Goes Behind the Scenes of “The Client”

All-New Dateline’s A Promise To Helene Airs Friday, October 16 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When 21-year-old college student Helene Pruszynski is found murdered, the case remains cold for nearly forty years until a new detective uses an innovative method to catch Helene’s killer.

REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz

INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Shannon Jensen, Helene’s sister Janet Pruszynski Johnson and more.

WHERE: Hamilton, Massachusetts and Denver, Colorado

New Dateline’sThe Client” Airs Thursday, October 15 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

Thursday’s broadcast continues a new series of reports chosen by Dateline correspondents that answers the question they most often get asked - what is your most memorable story and why?

THE STORY: Beverly Carter, a top-selling relator from Little Rock, Arkansas, goes missing after showing a house. When her friends receive mysterious text messages from Beverly, they know something isn’t right. What could have happened?

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Beverly’s family and friends, Detective Jeff Allison and more.

WHERE: Little Rock, Arkansas

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 29th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, Dateline closed out 2019-2020 broadcast season as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Claudia Meyer-Samargia
NBC News
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claudia.meyersamargia@nbcuni.com