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DATELINE NBC EXCLUSIVE: FATHER ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS SON AND WIFE 20 YEARS APART SITS DOWN IN FIRST TV INTERVIEW

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‘The House on the Hill’ Airs at 9 pm ET/8pm CT

All-New Dateline’s “The House on the Hill” Airs Friday, February 28 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When Karl Karlsen’s wife, Christina, dies in a catastrophic house fire, he moves to upstate New York. Nearly 20 years later, his oldest son dies in a freak accident, leading police to question if Karl is involved. For the first time on television, Karl speaks out about being at the center of the two murder investigations.

WHERE: Calaveras County, California and Seneca County, New York

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Christina’s family members, Karl’s ex-wife Cindy Karlsen, first responders, law enforcement and more.

Dateline’sThe Watcher” Airs Saturday, February 29 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

Due to NBC’s primetime schedule, the broadcast will air at different start times and dates this weekend, according to time zones: Eastern: airs at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday; Central: airs at 8 p.m. CT on Saturday; Pacific: airs at 1:32 am PT on Sunday; and Mountain: airs at 1:30 am MT on Sunday.

THE STORY: Lauren Giddings, a recent law school graduate in Georgia with a promising future, disappears without a trace. What could have happened?

WHERE: Macon, Georgia

REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison reports.

INTERVIEWS WITH: Lauren’s family members and friends, investigator Steve Gatlin and more.

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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, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 16 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.

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Dominique Cuce
NBC News
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dominique.cuce@nbcuni.com