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DATELINE NBC TO AIR TWO-HOUR FRIDAY BROADCAST ON THE DEADLY BATTLE OVER A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR FORTUNE

Dateline’s Family Business” Airs Friday, July 24 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

THE STORY: The Moore and Ayala families work together for years on a multimillion-dollar farm until manager Roberto Ayala is killed in an explosion. As police investigate, family members start to turn on each other.

REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison

INTERVIEWS WITH: Roberto’s son Fabian Ayala, Roberto’s brother Eduardo Ayala, ATF agent Brian Parker and more.

WHERE: Colusa County, California

Dateline’s Internal Affairs” Airs Saturday, July 25 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When graduate student Denita Monique Smith is shot outside of her North Carolina home, detectives discover a love triangle connected to the case.

REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz

INTERVIEWS WITH: Denita’s mother Sharon Smith, Denita’s best friend Edythe Kearns and more.

WHERE: Durham, North Carolina

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.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 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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