OXYGEN MEDIA TO AIR TELEVISION PREMIERE OF “DATELINE PRESENTS: CONVICTION” FOLLOWING THE CONTROVERSIAL CASE OF RICHARD ROSARIO ON SUNDAY JUNE 19
New York, NY – June 7, 2016 – Oxygen Media will air the television premiere of the two-hour documentary special from NBC News, “Dateline Presents: Conviction,” on Sunday, June 19 at 10:00 PM ET/PT as part of its weekend Crime Time programming block. Originally an 11 part digital documentary series from “Dateline NBC” producer Dan Slepian, the special chronicles the case of New York State inmate Richard Rosario, who was convicted of a 1996 murder in New York City. Rosario has always maintained his innocence, and 13 alibi witnesses have all confirmed he was a thousand miles away in Florida when the crime took place. After taking an interest in the case, Slepian reported and filmed for over two years as his investigation unfolded. Over this two-year period, Dateline NBC interviewed most of Rosario’s alibi witnesses. Check it out below:
“Dateline Presents: Conviction” is produced and reported by Dateline’s Dan Slepian. Rob Allen is co-producer and editor. Adam Gorfain is the executive producer. Dateline NBC is the award-winning newsmagazine known for its distinctive storytelling on a wide range of topics from true crime investigations and mysteries, to breaking news reports and special series. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, Liz Cole is the executive producer and Lester Holt is the primary anchor of “Dateline NBC” (Fridays at 10pm/9c, Saturdays at 8pm/7c and Sundays at 7pm/6c).
About Oxygen Media:
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that targets young, multicultural women. The network’s relevant and engaging content reflects how real women with real stories see the world – vibrant, optimistic and bold. Oxygen is the destination where women can come together across multiple platforms to have fun and encourage each other through their individual and collective journeys. The growing network’s unscripted original programming includes “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” “The Prancing Elites Project,” “Like A Boss,” “Quit Your Day Job” and the popular “Preachers” franchise. Available in over 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Oxygen anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected Tvs.