What’s the story? Has the Dateline TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 28th season on NBC in 2019-20? 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 28. 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, Dennis Murphy, and Jeff Rossen. Contributing anchors include Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Meredith Vieira, Kate Snow, and Craig Melvin. The series covers stories ranging from mysteries to documentaries and in-depth investigations.
Season 27 Ratings
The Friday editions of the 27th season of Dateline NBC are averaging a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.35 million viewers. Compared to the Friday episodes of season 26, that’s down by 27% and 24%, respectively.
The Sunday editions of the 27th season of Dateline NBC are averaging a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.63 million viewers. Compared to the Sunday episodes of season 26, that’s even in the demo and down by 9% in viewership.
The Monday editions of the 27th season of Dateline NBC (airing during the summer months) are averaging a 0.62 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.69 million viewers.
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. Once again, I feel confident Dateline: NBC will be back next year. Subscribe for free updates on any Dateline NBC cancellation or renewal news.
5/13/19 update: NBC has renewed Dateline for a 28th season.
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What do you think? Are you glad that NBC renewed its Dateline TV show for season 28? Is cancellation even likely at all, for this news magazine TV series?