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‘Dateline’ Cracks Top 10 in Broadcast Primetime Viewers

dateline logo_304x200For the week ending on June 1, NBC’s “Dateline” finished eighth in broadcast primetime total viewers.

7.1 million viewers tuned in on Friday, May 30, making “Dateline” the number one show in total viewers for the night; the audience was NBC’s biggest in the Friday night timeslot in two months.

Year-over-year, “Dateline” was up +18% in total viewers.  On Friday’s two-hour episode, correspondent Andrea Canning investigated the mystery behind Leslie Mueller‘s drowning, and her husband Fred’s role in the tragedy.

For the same week, fellow newsmagazine “60 Minutes” ranked #4, with 8.2 million viewers tuning in Sunday night.

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