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NEW TWO-HOUR FRIDAY DATELINE NBC ON A FAMILY’S FIGHT TO SAVE THEIR ABDUCTED FATHER

New Dateline’s “The Ranch” Airs Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

  • THE STORY: The Valseca siblings’ lives are changed when their father is taken hostage in an orchestrated abduction. In their first TV interview, they open up about how their mother faced a band of international criminals to bring their father home.
  • REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison
  • INTERVIEWS WITH:. Emiliano Valseca, Nayah Valseca, Fernando Valseca and more.
  • WHERE: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Dateline’s “In Broad Daylight” Airs Saturday, March 21 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

  • THE STORY: Violent crimes were nearly unheard of in this California neighborhood, until one morning in November when resident Lynn Schockner is found murdered.
  • WHERE: Long Beach, California
  • REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison
  • INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Richard Birdsall, Lynn’s family 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.

Dominique Cuce
NBC News
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dominique.cuce@nbcuni.com