PLUS: Saturday ‘Dateline’ On DNA Technology That Helps Solve A Cold Case
Dateline’s All-New Two-Hour “Wreckage” Airs Friday, September 23 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT
THE STORY: While investigating the rape and murder of 22-year-old Molly Matheson, Texas detectives uncover a trail of sexual assault crimes pointing to a repeat offender. During the two-hour broadcast, survivors connected to the case speak out for the first time about their fight for justice. Correspondent Josh Mankiewicz also presses local police on why they let the perpetrator out of their sight years earlier.
REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz
INTERVIEWS WITH: Fort Worth Homicide Detectives Matt Anderson and Kyle Sullivan, Plano Police Chief Ed Drain, Molly’s family members and more.
WHERE: Fort Worth, Texas
Dateline’s “The Woman with No Name” Airs Saturday, September 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT
THE STORY: Amateur internet investigators, new DNA technology and a dogged investigator help police find a killer – and identify a victim for years known only as “Lavender Doe.”
REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison
INTERVIEWS WITH: Police Lieutenant Eddie Hope, The DNA Doe Project Founder Margaret Press and others.
WHERE: Kilgore, Texas
Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 31st 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 also airs across NBC, cable and in broadcast syndication, with hundreds of hours available to stream on Peacock’s Dateline 24/7 channel. The newsmagazine also reaches millions through its #1 podcasts, including The Thing About Pam and its showcast. David Corvo is the senior executive producer and Liz Cole is the executive producer.
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