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The Thing About Helen & Olga

English, Social, 1 season, 26 episodes, 4 hours, 24 minutes
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Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives. All six episodes of this chilling podcast from Keith Morrison and Dateline are available now.
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An all-new season of ‘Dateline: Missing in America’

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for season 3 of Dateline: Missing in America. The chart-topping podcast series is back with a brand-new season and brand-new cases.   Are you the key to solving a mystery? Correspondent Josh Mankiewicz reports on perplexing missing person cases brought to Dateline’s attention by our social media followers. Each episode focuses on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.   Follow Dateline: Missing in America now and listen to season 3 starting Tuesday, July 16: https://link.chtbl.com/miast_tw
7/9/20242 minutes, 10 seconds
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Special Preview of Dateline: True Crime Weekly

As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip of today’s premiere episode of our new podcast series, Dateline: True Crime Weekly. Every Thursday Andrea Canning and her guests dive into the biggest crime stories of the week, bringing you the latest on trials and investigations around the country. Listen to the full episode now, wherever you get your podcasts: https://link.chtbl.com/dtcw_fdlw
5/16/20241 minute, 38 seconds
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Introducing Dateline: True Crime Weekly

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Dateline: True Crime Weekly, an all-new weekly podcast series. Every Thursday Andrea Canning and her guests dive into the biggest crime stories of the week, bringing you the latest on trials and investigations around the country. Listen to the first episode on Thursday, May 16 and follow now wherever you get your podcasts: https://link.chtbl.com/dtcw_fdtw
5/10/202439 seconds
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Dateline presents: Murder in the Hollywood Hills

Hey Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip of our new podcast series, Murder in the Hollywood Hills. In this story Keith Morrison takes us to the city of dreams, where a smooth-talking predator lured young women into a nightmare with promises of fame and fortune. He evaded justice for years, but when a group of women banded together, they fought to lock him up for life. If you like what you hear, you can listen to Murder in the Hollywood Hills for free each week. Or, subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or DatelinePremium.com to unlock new episodes one week early: https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_fdlw
3/26/20244 minutes, 20 seconds
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Introducing: Murder in the Hollywood Hills

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Murder in the Hollywood Hills, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline.  In this story Keith Morrison takes us to the city of dreams, where a smooth-talking predator lured young women into a nightmare with promises of fame and fortune. He evaded justice for years, but when a group of women banded together, they fought to lock him up for life. Listen to Murder in the Hollywood Hills for free starting Tuesday. Or, subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or DatelinePremium.com to unlock new episodes right now: https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_tw
3/19/20242 minutes, 54 seconds
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Keith Morrison on Making Space with Hoda Kotb

As a bonus for Dateline fans, we’re sharing a preview of the Making Space with Hoda Kotb podcast. In this week’s episode of Making Space, TODAY co-anchor Hoda Kotb is joined by our very own Keith Morrison. Keith and Hoda have known each other for a long time, since Hoda was a Dateline correspondent back in the 1990s. They dive into everything from Keith’s early days getting started in journalism to now becoming a pop culture icon.You can listen to the full conversation by searching “Making Space with Hoda Kotb” or by clicking here: https://link.chtbl.com/ms_sflw
3/13/20244 minutes, 22 seconds
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Introducing… Dateline Originals

Hey, Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re sharing a trailer with you for our brand-new podcast feed, called “Dateline Originals.”  “Dateline Originals” is a podcast destination to discover and binge more than a dozen true crime mini-series told as only Dateline can. It includes award-winning series like “The Thing About Pam,” “Mommy Doomsday,” “Motive for Murder” and so many more. Epic stories of secrets, betrayal, and murder.Follow now to listen to “Dateline Originals” completely free. Or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts for ad-free listening: https://link.chtbl.com/do_fd
1/29/20241 minute, 25 seconds
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Special sneak peek of “Morrison Mysteries”

Hey, Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip from season 2 of our podcast Morrison Mysteries.This season, Keith Morrison is taking us to Victorian England for Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol.If you like what you hear, just search “Morrison Mysteries” for the full story or click here: https://link.chtbl.com/mms2_fdlw
12/11/20234 minutes, 8 seconds
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Keith Morrison reads “A Christmas Carol”

Hey Dateline fans! As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for season 2 of our podcast Morrison Mysteries…Each season, Keith Morrison takes listeners on a captivating ride through some of the most suspenseful and chilling works of fiction you’ll ever hear. Haunting stories of ghosts, love triangles, jealousy and rage – and now in the spirit of the holidays, he’s taking us to Victorian England for Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol.You can hear Keith’s rendition of the story on Monday, December 11, completely free. Just search “Morrison Mysteries” to follow now or click here: https://link.chtbl.com/mms2_fdtw
12/7/20232 minutes, 1 second
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Dateline presents: Mortal Sin

Hey, Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip of our new podcast series Mortal Sin. In Dateline’s latest original podcast series, Josh Mankiewicz tells a twisted tale about a seemingly perfect couple, sex, lies, religion…and murder. If you like what you hear, you can listen to the first 2 episodes now for free, or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts to get access to new episodes 1 week early. Subscribers can also listen to all Dateline podcasts ad-free: https://link.chtbl.com/mtlsin_fdlw
12/5/20233 minutes, 59 seconds
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Introducing: Mortal Sin

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Mortal Sin, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline.Dawn and Nick Hacheney are the perfect couple: spiritual, loving, and devoted to the church where Nick is a pastor. When Dawn is killed in a house fire the day after Christmas, the pastor and his flock are devastated. What few knew at the time was the dark prophecy that foretold it... Follow now to get the first two episodes on December 5th completely free, or you can subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts to start listening now, ad-free: https://link.chtbl.com/mtlsin_fdtw
11/28/20232 minutes, 18 seconds
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Morrison Mysteries

Hey, Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip of our new podcast series Morrison Mysteries. Keith Morrison takes you on a captivating ride through some of the most suspenseful and chilling works of fiction you’ll ever hear. Get ready for haunting stories of ghosts, love triangles, jealousy and rage. Since it’s Halloween, we’re starting with Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Travel with us to a haunted town in New York, where some say the Headless Horseman rides to this day... If you like what you hear, you can listen to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow now for free, or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts to listen ad-free. https://link.chtbl.com/mm_fdlwk
10/23/20234 minutes, 14 seconds
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Introducing Morrison Mysteries

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Morrison Mysteries, an all-new original podcast from Dateline…Keith Morrison takes you on a captivating ride through some of the most suspenseful and chilling works of fiction you’ll ever hear. Get ready for haunting stories of ghosts, love triangles, jealousy and rage. And since it’s almost Halloween, we’re starting with Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Travel with us to a haunted town in New York, where some say the Headless Horseman rides to this day... Follow Morrison Mysteries to listen to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Monday October 23, completely free: https://link.chtbl.com/mm_fdtlwk
10/13/20232 minutes, 15 seconds
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BONUS: Murder in Apartment 12

Hey, Dateline fans! As a bonus, we’re giving you a special preview clip of our new podcast series Murder in Apartment 12. Keith Morrison is back with the story of Nona Dirksmeyer, a young beauty queen who was tragically murdered just days before her 20th birthday.If you like what you hear, you can listen to the first 2 episodes now for free, or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts. Subscribers get early access to new episodes and can listen to all Dateline podcasts ad-free https://link.chtbl.com/miat_fdlw
9/26/20233 minutes, 44 seconds
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Introducing: Murder in Apartment 12

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Murder in Apartment 12, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline and Keith Morrison. The story starts with Nona Dirksmeyer, a young beauty queen. Smart and talented, her future is bright. But just days before her 20th birthday, Nona is murdered in her apartment. Police quickly decide their primary suspect is the young man who found her – her boyfriend, Kevin. After all, his bloody palm print is at the crime scene. Case closed? Not by a long shot. In Dateline’s latest original podcast series, Keith Morrison tells the story of three trials, two suspects, and one small town where things are not always what they seem. Follow now to get the first two episodes on September 26 completely free, or you can subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts to listen now, ad-free: https://link.chtbl.com/miat_fdtw
9/19/20233 minutes, 33 seconds
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What happened to Nevaeh Kingbird? | Dateline: Missing in America

We’re sharing a special preview of the second episode of an all-new season of Dateline: Missing in America. Dateline’s Andrea Canning tells the story of Nevaeh Kingbird, a 15-year-old girl who left her family’s house in Bemidji, Minnesota in 2021 and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.   Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.  Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/mias2_fdlw  
5/31/20232 minutes, 18 seconds
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What happened to Kent Jacobs? | Dateline: Missing in America

We’re sharing a special preview of the first episode of an all-new season of Dateline: Missing in America.  Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz tells the story of Kent Jacobs, a 41-year-old man with a developmental disability who went for a walk near his mother’s home in Hope Mills, North Carolina in 2002 and never returned.   Each of the six episodes will focus on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.   Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/mias2_fdlw  
5/30/20233 minutes, 34 seconds
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An all-new season of ‘Dateline Missing in America’

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer for Season 2 of Dateline: Missing in America. The chart-topping podcast series is back with a brand-new season and brand-new cases.Are you the key to solving a mystery? Correspondents Josh Mankiewicz, Andrea Canning and Keith Morrison report on perplexing missing person cases brought to Dateline’s attention by our social media followers. Each episode focuses on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case. Join us for the first two episodes on May 30th and make sure to follow Dateline: Missing in America here: https://link.chtbl.com/mias2_fdlw
5/23/20231 minute, 59 seconds
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Special Preview: New episode of Tiffany Dover Is Dead* Podcast

As a preview for The Thing About Helen & Olga listeners, here’s a sneak peek from a special new episode of Truthers: Tiffany Dover Is Dead*, an NBC News podcast about misinformation and conspiracy theories. Nine months after the series ended without landing an on-the-record interview with its subject, Tiffany Dover speaks out for the first time. In this clip, she shares her side of the story and why we haven’t heard from her until now. Follow the podcast to listen to this episode or catch up on the whole story: https://link.chtbl.com/ttdisbe_fd
4/10/20236 minutes, 49 seconds
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6 – The Bottom Line

Fireworks and finger pointing in court as two little old ladies do whatever it takes to beat a murder rap.
11/16/202138 minutes, 51 seconds
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5 – Just a Little Red Paint

The investigation goes into high gear with the discovery of the murder weapon.
11/16/202128 minutes, 3 seconds
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4 – Girl Talk

Detectives leave Helen and Olga alone together in a room wired for sound. Old resentments boil over.
11/16/202134 minutes, 29 seconds
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3 – Silk Pajamas and a Flimsy Nightgown

The Granny Task Force conducts simultaneous early-morning raids at the homes of Helen and Olga.
11/16/202137 minutes, 5 seconds
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2 – “The Girls”

An insurance investigator’s hunch leads law enforcement to assign a task force to tail two little old ladies.
11/16/202132 minutes, 55 seconds
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1 – Nothing to Lose. Everything to Gain

Helen and Olga are on a mission to help homeless men in Los Angeles, when tragedy strikes. Twice.
11/16/202131 minutes, 59 seconds
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Introducing: The Thing About Helen & Olga

Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent.  After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives. All six episodes of this chilling podcast from Keith Morrison and Dateline are available now.
11/5/20212 minutes, 18 seconds