What’s the story? Has the Dateline TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 27th season on NBC in 2018-19? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Dateline NBC season 27. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
A news magazine airing on the NBC television network, Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt. Correspondents include Andrea Canning, Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison, and Dennis Murphy. The series covers stories ranging from mysteries to documentaries and in-depth investigations.
Season 26 Ratings
The Friday edition of the 26th season of Dateline NBC is averaging a 0.78 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.48 million viewers. Compared to the Friday episodes of season 25, that’s down by 13% in the demo and down by 2% in viewership.
The Sunday edition of the 26th season of Dateline NBC is averaging a 0.62 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.05 million viewers. Compared to the Sunday editions of season 24, that’s down by 35% in the demo and down by 21% in viewership. Find out how Dateline stacks up against other NBC TV shows.
With a long-running news program like this, cancellation is far less likely than changing up the anchor and/or correspondents or otherwise shaking up the format. I feel confident Dateline: NBC will be back next year. Subscribe for free updates on any Dateline NBC cancellation or renewal news.
5/13/18 update: NBC has renewed Deadline for a 27th season. Details here.
6/19/18 update: Deadline season 27 premieres on NBC on Friday, September 28, 2018. Details here.
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