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NBC, ABC and ID Set Sights On Oscar Pistorius This Weekend

The strange murder case involving Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius continues to garner serious news coverage two weeks after he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, on the cover of the current issue of TIME magazine, is the focus of specials on three TV networks in the coming days.

On Friday at 10pmET/PT, ABC’s “20/20″ will air “The Fast Times of Oscar Pistorious,” dedicating the hour to coverage of what happened the night Pistorious shot Steenkamp. Amy Robach leads the coverage from South Africa.

NBC’s “Dateline, which airs from 8-10pmET/PT on Friday, will be dedicating the 9pm hour to the Pistorious case. Keith Morrison reports.

NBC’s Peacock Productions is producing “Beauty & The Bladerunner” for the Investigation Discovery channel. The special will air Sunday at 8pmET/PT on ID, and features some footage from the “Dateline” report, as well as other material.

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