Amid True Crime Boom, NBC’s ‘Dateline’ Gains New Relevancy in Streaming Era

Amid True Crime Boom, NBC’s ‘Dateline’ Gains New Relevancy in Streaming Era
You don’t have to look far to find a tribute to NBC’s newsmagazine Dateline in popular culture.

In the new Hulu series Only Murders in the Building, Selena Gomez’s character Mabel Mora mentions her habitual watching of the show. It also features Tina Fey playing Cinda Canning, the host of a true crime podcast and a not-so-subtle nod to Dateline correspondent Andrea Canning.

While it began life as just another broadcast newsmagazine, the show has taken on a life of its own in recent years, leaning into the true crime genre, and riding that wave as it picked up steam across streaming and podcasts.

The long-running ...
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