Friday, January 3 at 8pm/7c

A mother of five is found dead in her bedroom after her son's baseball game. The family is convinced a crazed killer is on the loose, but detectives wonder if it could have been something else? Keith Morrison reports.

Sunday, January 5 at 7pm/6c

Lester Holt takes a personal journey investigating the link between poverty and childhood asthma. Dateline goes undercover to examine why children living in poverty are more likely to suffer from asthma than children living in more affluent neighborhoods.

Is plastic surgery the best way to help a bullied teen? Four teenagers who were teased and bullied because of their looks pursue plastic surgery in an attempt to stop the bullying and rebuild their self-esteem. Hoda Kotb reports.

David Corvo is the senior executive producer, Liz Cole is the executive producer and Lester Holt is the primary anchor of "Dateline" (Fridays at 8pm/7c and Sundays at 7pm/6c). Follow "Dateline NBC" on Facebook and Twitter @datelinenbc.

Entering its 22nd season, "Dateline NBC" is classic storytelling at its best. The newsmagazine's flexible format allows its principal anchor, Lester Holt, and the show's esteemed correspondents Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy to offer viewers an array of stories that range from mysteries and breaking news, to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries. Week in and week out, the quality of "Dateline's" reporting is always award winning and gets to the heart of the story.

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