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[12/28/20 - 01:57 PM]
"Dateline NBC" is the #1 Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board for 4th Quarter
NBC News spins the numbers for the fourth quarter of 2020.

[via press release from NBC]

"DATELINE NBC" IS THE #1 FRIDAY NEWSMAGAZINE ACROSS THE BOARD FOR 4TH QUARTER

Marks Seventh Straight Consecutive Quarter Win

Follows 'Dateline' Topping ABC's '2020' For Fifth Consecutive Yearly Win

December 28, 2020 - Dateline NBC is the #1 Friday newsmagazine during the 4th quarter, dominating ABC's 20/20 across the board in all key measurements, including the key news demo A25-54, the key primetime demo A18-49 and total viewers. This marks the seventh consecutive quarter win across the board.

For the 4th quarter, Dateline averages 4.065 million total viewers, eclipsing ABC by +8% (+296,000). Among A25-54, Dateline averages 1.122 million viewers, topping 20/20 by +6% (+63,000). Additionally, Dateline averages 814,000 A18-49 viewers, leading 20/20 by +7% (+54,000).

Dateline also closes out 2020 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine, topping 20/20 across the board for the fifth consecutive win and increasing its advantage over 20/20 in total viewers and A18-49 versus the prior year.

Q4 Highlights:

· Dateline 4.065 million total viewers, leading ABC by +8% (+296,000).

· Among A25-54, Dateline averages 1.122 million viewers, topping 20/20 by +6% (+63,000).

· Dateline notches 814,000 A18-49 viewers, leading 20/20 by +7% (+54,000)

· This marks the seventh consecutive quarter win across the board.

· Dateline was also the #1 Friday newsmagazine for 2020, eclipsing 20/20 for the fifth consecutive year.

Show Name P2+ Imps P18-49 Imps P25-54 Imps

DATELINE FRI 4,065 814 1,122

20/20-FRI 3,769 760 1,059

vs. 20/20 (%) 8% 7% 6%

Diff 296 54 63

Source: Nielsen National, Most Current, 4Q'20: 9/21/2020-12/27/2020. Average audience based on all episodes, including repeats.

According to Nielsen, "Dateline" also wins across the board with regular titles and excluding repeats and specials, for the same time period.

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 29th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Natalie Morales, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, Dateline closed out 2019-2020 broadcast season as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.





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