Thursday’s Two-Hour ‘Dateline’ to Feature New Details & Bombshell Testimony in Death of Florida Professor

Friday: Keith Morrison Reports On Horror Movie Actress Accused Of Murder In Real-Life Plot Twist

New Dateline’s Tallahassee Trap” Airs Thursday, October 1 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When Florida law professor Dan Markel is found murdered in his garage, the investigation draws national attention and is featured in the podcast Over My Dead Body. Thursday’s two-hour broadcast reveals the latest developments in the case and an inside look at the trial for the suspects accused of murdering Markel, including the newly released evidence and the bombshell testimony. Dateline has previously reported on this case since 2015.

REPORTED BY: Dennis Murphy

INTERVIEWS WITH: Dan’s parents, Investigator Jason Newlin, Prosecutor Georgia Cappelman, Over My Dead Body podcast host Matthew Shaer and more.

WHERE: Tallahassee, Florida

All-New Dateline’s “A Killer Role” Airs Friday, October 2 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When actress Wyn Reed auditions for the indie horror movie, From the Dark, she impresses the directors and lands the role of a young woman who shoots an assailant in self-defense. After filming wraps, a real-life plot twist reveals Wyn isn’t who she says she is, as the cast learns their lead actress has been charged with killing her uncle.The all-new Friday broadcast features exclusive footage of the never-before released film.

REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison

INTERVIEWS WITH: Wyn Reed’s family members, From the Dark’s directors, crew and cast members, Carla Tryber, who witnessed the shooting of Reed’s uncle, and more.

WHERE: Jackson County, Oregon

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Dominique Cuce
NBC News


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, Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Thursdays, 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