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DATELINE NBC TO AIR MONDAY BROADCAST ON A TWISTED MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLOT

Dateline’s Twisted in Texas” Airs Monday, July 27 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When Meghan Verikas falls in love with successful Houston doctor Leon Jacob, the relationship ends up taking a turn for the worse. After she breaks up with him, she finds out she might be the target of a murder-for-hire plot.

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Meghan Verikas, Meghan’s ex-boyfriend Leon Jacobs and more.

WHERE: Houston, Texas

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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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claudia.meyersamargia@nbcuni.com