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NIGHTLINE PRIME* [TIME CHANGE]
Air Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#403) "N/A"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

ON THE TRAIL OF AN ONLINE CELEBRITY CATFISHER

On "Nightline Prime" Airing Saturday, March 29 at 10 pm on ABC

"Nightline Prime" airs SATURDAY, MARCH 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

This week's reports include:

· Catfishing The Stars: "Nightline Prime" follows the trail of an online "catfisher" who courts the sympathy of celebrities with tales of woe by posing as terminally ill children. The "Nightline" investigation exposes startling new revelations and confronts the culprit, and celebrities react to learning about the ruse.

· The Next Gisele: "Nightline Prime" takes viewers to the remote Brazilian region that produced super model Gisele Bunchen - where children as young as three years old are groomed by their families and scouts to be the next top model.

"Nightline Prime" goes inside the most provocative stories of our time, utilizing the newest technologies to put viewers in the middle of stories as they unfold. The new program puts the latest small, agile cameras out with journalists embedded at the center of the stories they are reporting, enabling its teams to go farther, closer and deeper than previously possible.

Jeanmarie Condon is executive producer and David Scott is senior broadcast producer on "Nightline Prime."

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NIGHTLINE PRIME (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/19/10 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fourth season on 7/26/14; has yet to be renewed for a fifth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) ABC News' iconic late night news magazine is coming again to primetime with a series of one hour programs that take viewers inside the most provocative stories of our time. True to "Nightline's" long tradition of excellence in of-the-moment journalism and documentary-style storytelling, "Nightline Prime" will use the newest technologies to put viewers in the middle of stories as they unfold. The new program puts the latest small, agile cameras out with journalists embedded at the center of the stories they are reporting, enabling its teams to go farther, closer and deeper than previously possible. "Nightline Prime" premieres SATURDAY, MARCH 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Scott as PROD
· Jeanmarie Condon as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available