How long can this venerable newsmagazine last? Has the Dateline TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 29th season on NBC in 2020-21? 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 29. 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 NBC covers stories ranging from mysteries to documentaries and in-depth investigations. Anchor Lester Holt is joined by NBC correspondents like Andrea Canning, Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison, and Dennis Murphy. Contributing anchors include Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Meredith Vieira, Kate Snow, and Craig Melvin.
Season 28 Ratings
The Friday editions of the 28th season of Dateline NBC are averaging a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.48 million viewers. Compared to the Friday episodes of season 27, that’s down by 4% in the demo and up by 4% in viewership.
The Monday editions of the 28th season of Dateline NBC are averaging a 0.50 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.25 million viewers. Compared to the Monday episodes of season 27, that’s down by 19% in the demo and down by 12% 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. Once again, I’m sure that Dateline will be renewed for another next year. Subscribe for free updates on any Dateline NBC cancellation or renewal news.
6/18/20 update: Dateline has been renewed for a 29th season.
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What do you think? Are you glad Dateline has been renewed for season 29? Will this news magazine TV series ever be cancelled?