PLUS: Thursday’s Two-Hour ‘Dateline’ To Reveal Latest Developments In Murder Investigation Of Texas Doctor
All-New Dateline’s “The Dead of Night” Airs Friday, October 9 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT
This report was previously scheduled to air September 28 but was preempted due to sports.
THE STORY: When LaJoya McCoy, a mother of two, suddenly goes missing, police arrive to find a crime scene at her apartment. As detectives investigate, her friends and family reveal LaJoya feared she was being stalked.
REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz
INTERVIEWS WITH: LaJoya’s Uncle David and Aunt Alicia Clark, LaJoya’s friend Eva Mendoza, Detective Eddie Brown and more.
WHERE: Monrovia, California
New Dateline’s “Lone Star Obsession” Airs Thursday, October 8 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT
THE STORY: When pathologist Joe Sonnier is found murdered in his home, investigators are stumped as to who would want him dead. But as they search for answers, police discover simmering jealousies and a love triangle. Dateline reveals the latest developments in the case during the two-hour broadcast.
REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning
INTERVIEWS WITH: Joe’s son Dallas Sonnier, Dallas’ childhood friend Phillip Prestwood, Joe's sister Missy Bartlett and more.
WHERE: Lubbock, Texas
is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 29th 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 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, 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 2019-2020 broadcast season as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.