September 21, 2020 – is the #1 Friday newsmagazine during the 3rd quarter, topping ABC’s by double-digits across the board in all key measurements, including the key news demo A25-54, the key primetime demo A18-49 and total viewers. This marks the sixth consecutive quarter win across the board.
Among A18-49, Dateline averages 646,000 A18-49 viewers, eclipsing 16% (+87,000) and by +among A25-54, the broadcast notches 898,000 viewers, topping 12% (+99,000). by +
Additionally, averages 3.198 million total viewers, leading ABC by +10% (+283,000).
The true-crime original series recently kicked off its 29th season, with all-new episodes airing Mondays and Fridays at 10pm ET, with a limited run of broadcasts on Thursday. Dateline also won the 2019-2020 broadcast season across the board.
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Source: Nielsen National, Most Current, 6/29/2020-9/20/2020 (L+7 through 9/13/2020, L+SD remaining days). Average audience based on all rated telecasts, including repeats.
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is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 29 season. 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, Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Thursdays, 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, closed out 2019 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.