Dateline is a reality TV show that broadcasts weekly on the NBC channel. In the Dateline reality show, you can find find the archived solved crimes that are filmed in the documentary genre. And it uncovers the real-time crimes and mysteries. Also, this show became popular during its initial days of programming, and it has been broadcasting on the NBC channel for almost 20 years since 1992. S, if the Dateline reality show seems interesting to you, the below guide will help you watch the Dateline reality show on your Roku TV.

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How to Watch Dateline on Roku – Via NBC Channel

The Dateline reality show broadcasts on the NBC channel. That means you can watch the Dateline show on Roku with the NBC app.

#1 Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

#2 Then go to the Streaming Channel section.

Select Streaming Channels

#3 Then select the Search Channels option to type “NBC” in the search bar.

Dateline on Roku

#4 After that, select the NBC channel in the search result.

#5 Once you navigate to the NBC channel information page, tap on Add Channel button.

#6 Select OK in the “channel added successfully” message.

#7 Now, select the Go to Channel option to launch the NBC channel and note down the activation code that appears on your Roku TV screen.

#8 Visit by using your mobile or desktop browser. Then enter the activation code in the required field and follow the onscreen procedure to finish the activation process.

Activate NBC on Roku

#9 Now, log in with your cable TV provider account to verify your account details.

#10 Once the NBC activation process is successfully finished, the NBC channel screen on Roku will refresh. And then you can search and watch Dateline episodes on the NBC channel.

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How to Watch Dateline on Roku without a Cable

With the help of DirecTV Stream and Sling TV, you can stream the Dateline reality show on your Roku device without a cable.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream offers you four subscription plans: Entertainment Package costs $69.99 per month, Choice Package costs $89.99 per month, Ultimate Package costs $104.99 per month, and Premier Package costs $149.99 per month. Subscribe to any of the subscription plans, and install the DirecTV Stream on Roku. Then, you can start streaming your favorite Dateline episodes.

DirecTV stream

Sling TV

Sling TV allows you to watch all the episodes of Dateline with any of its three plans. They are Sling Blue costs $35 per month, Sling Orange costs $35 per month, and Sling Orange + Blue $50 per month. Subscribe to any of its packages that suits bests for your budget, add Sling TV on Roku, log in using your Sling TV account credential and start watching the Dateline episodes.

Sling TV

Spectrum TV

Spectrum TV is a cable TV provider that you can use to get cable TV channels. Also, by subscribing to spectrum TV, you can get access to Spectrum TV on Roku. And with the $49.99 per month, you can get a subscription to Spectrum TV. With the Spectrum TV subscription, you will get 125+ cable TV channels. Also, you can stream the Dateline reality show with Spectrum TV.

Spectrum TV

Peacock TV

Peacock TV is a streaming service from NBCUniversal. And with this streaming service, you can watch the Dateline reality show, including other popular on-demand content and movies or TV show. Also, you can add the Peacock TV on Roku to stream your favorites, including the Dateline reality show, and the basic subscription to Peacock TV will cost you $4.99 per month.

Peacock TV


1. Can I watch Dateline on Roku?

Yes, you can watch Dateline on Roku by using NBC, Hulu, AT&T TV, and Sling.

2. Does Amazon Prime have Dateline?

Yes, you can watch Dateline on Amazon Prime Video.

3. Where can I watch Dateline for free?

With the NBC app on Roku itself, you can watch Dateline for free.

4. Can you watch Dateline on Netflix?

Apparently, Netflix doesn’t offer episodes of Dateline.

5. Is Dateline on a streaming service?

Yes, streaming services like Sling TV and AT&T TV include Deadline episodes.