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20/20
Air Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "WEST COAST ONLY" (Repeat)
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DNA DETECTIVE CECE MOORE HELPS UNCOVER SECRETS ABOUT LONG-LOST BIOLOGICAL FAMILIES ON '20/20'

'20/20: Buried Secrets' Airs on the West Coast, Saturday, March 16 (10:00 - 11:00 p.m. PDT), on ABC

"20/20" features world-renowned DNA detective CeCe Moore.

"20/20" documents the emotional journeys of Andrea Klug-Napier and Benjamin Tveidt, both separately abandoned by their mothers after birth, as they search for their long-lost biological families with the help of world-renowned DNA detective CeCe Moore. Correspondent Deborah Roberts is with Andrea and Ben as they discover shocking revelations, face disappointment and ultimately come face-to face with biological relatives in powerful reunions. "20/20: Buried Secrets" airs only on the West Coast, Saturday, March 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m. PDT), on ABC. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 7/13/18)

In 1987, Andrea's pregnant mother checked into an Idaho hospital alone, under a pseudonym, and disappeared 12 hours after giving birth. CeCe helps discover the identity of Andrea's birth parents and the two biological sons they raised. But in a shocking twist, Andrea learns that her mother, who died giving birth to another child, hid five pregnancies, including Andrea's, from her husband and gave up those babies after the births.

In 1986, Ben was discovered inside a cardboard box outside a Salvation Army center in Anchorage, Alaska. He was adopted and became a soldier in the Idaho Army National Guard, deploying twice to Iraq. CeCe helps identify and track down Ben's biological father, a highly decorated Purple Heart Vietnam veteran, and Ben learns the truth behind his father's relationship with his mother. "20/20" follows Ben as he attempts to make contact with two women CeCe identified as likely to be his biological mother and aunt.

"20/20" features interviews with Marysia Lincoln, Andrea's sister; Beverly Klug, Andrea's adoptive mother; Kim Beckman, the nurse who cared for Andrea at the hospital; Police Chief Scott Hogg of Post Falls, Idaho, who tries to identify Andrea's birth mom; and Dave Koch, Anchorage police captain who was the first on the scene where Ben was left.

"20/20" is anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. David Sloan is senior executive producer.

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20/20 (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/78 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2019)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
41 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's 42nd) on 5/14/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) The ABC News primetime newsmagazine "20/20" has distinguished itself as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. Celebrating its 40th season in September, "20/20" continues to combine hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews, and compelling human interest and feature stories. The program is anchored by award-winning journalists Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· David Muir as Anchor
· Elizabeth Vargas as Anchor
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Sloan as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC News