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THURSDAY DATELINE NBC : OHIO MAN WHO THWARTED MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLOT SPEAKS OUT

PLUS: Friday’s ‘Dateline’ Reveals New Details On The Private Life Of Princess Diana

All-New Dateline’sThe Eastlake Conspiracy” Airs Thursday, December 17 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When Ohio resident Pat Sabo is offered $50,000 to kill someone hundreds of miles away, he calls the police to report the incident. Acting quickly, investigators set up an elaborate sting operation to bring down those behind the murder-for-hire plot.

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Chris Bowersock, Pat Sabo and more.

WHERE: Eastlake, Ohio

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New Dateline’sThe Life and Death of Princess Diana” Airs Friday, December 18 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

THE STORY: More than two decades since the tragic death of Princess Diana, Dateline reveals new insights into the real story of the very private royal, including a look at Diana’s troubled marriage, her turbulent life in the royal family and the investigation into her death. With the rise in popularity of The Crown, Andrea Canning reports on how much of it is true and what was really happening behind the palace gates.

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Princess Diana’s former bodyguard Ken Wharfe, Diana’s close confidant James Colthurst, NBC Royal expert Camilla Tominey and more.

WHERE: London, England

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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, Natalie Morales, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.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 2019-2020 broadcast season as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Claudia Meyer-Samargia
NBC News
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claudia.meyersamargia@nbcuni.com