‘Duck Dynasty’ Greeted Back By 8.5M Viewers

NEW YORK (AP) – Nielsen says “Duck Dynasty” drew 8.5 million viewers for its fifth-season premiere. That audience was slightly higher than for October’s fourth-season finale of the A&E reality show. But last summer, 12 million viewers caught the fourth-season premiere. Set in Louisiana bayou country, “Duck Dynasty” follows a family that manufactures duck calls […]


GLAAD Goofed With Its ‘Duck’ Call

Phil Robertson’s religious beliefs are of no interest to me or to a great many other Americans, I should think. I have no idea why GQ magazine, which is aimed at fashionable men, took an interest in a scruffy guy with a beard. Now, however, the host of A&E’s Duck Dynasty has become a rallying point for those who oppose the aims of GLAAD, after the civil rights group called attention to his anti-gay remarks in the magazine. Great. That’s just what gay rights need, a popular spokesman for homophobia. If GLAAD had not called attention to Robertson’s GQ interview, it probably would have got all the attention it deserves, which is to say almost none.

A&E Lifts Phil Robertson’s Suspension

Its flagship reality series, Duck Dynasty, will resume filming in the spring with the entire Robertson family, including patriarch Phil Robertson.

A&E Knows It Ducked Up With ‘Duck Dynasty’

‘Duck Dynasty’ Fans React To Robertson’s Hiatus

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When the A&E network suspended “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson for disparaging gay people, it may have followed a time-honored TV tradition of quickly silencing a star who, for better or worse, speaks his mind. But in doing so it also ruffled the feathers of possibly millions of fans of its […]

Phil Robertson Suspended From ‘Duck Dynasty’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson is off the hit A&E reality series indefinitely after disparaging gays as sinners akin to adulterers and swindlers, the network said. A&E announced Wednesday what it called a “hiatus” for Robertson, 67, after he disparaged gays in the January edition of GQ magazine. He also said […]

A&E Rebrands Bio As Lifestyle Network FYI

A&E Renews ‘Longmire’ For Third Season

A&E To Simulcast ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ On 3 Networks

Lifetime, A&E, History To Simulcast ‘Bonnie & Clyde’

A&E Cancels ‘The Glades’

A&E Renewing ‘Longmire’ For A Third Season

‘Longmire,’ ‘The Glades’ Finales Hit Season Highs

A&E ‘Modern Dads’ Premiere Draws 4M Viewers

‘Duck Dynasty’ Season Opens To Record Ratings

A&E Cancels ‘Intervention’ After 13 Seasons

A&E Orders Reality Series ‘Modern Dads’

‘Duck Dynasty’ Finale Sets Ratings Record For A&E

A&E’s ‘Bates Motel’ Debut Draws 3 Million

A&E Wins Partial Victory In ‘Storage Wars’ Lawsuit

‘Storage Wars’ Star Balelo Dead, Suicide Suspected

‘Duck Dynasty’ Sets A&E Record With 6.5M Viewers

A&E Renews ‘The Glades’ For Fourth Season

A&E Cancels ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’

A&E Networks Trio Posts Strong 2Q Ratings

Comcast Selling Its A&E Stake For $2.8B

The Hatfields & McCoys is helping Comcast strike gold. The cable company is selling its NBCUniversal unit’s 15% stake in A&E Television Networks for $2.8 billion. That’s 40% more than the value Comcast attributed to the collection of cable networks in a regulatory filing just two months ago — on May 2.

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A&E Sets ‘Psycho’ Series From ‘Lost’ Showrunner

Ridley Scott’s ‘Coma’ Set For Late Summer Premiere

‘Longmire’ Premiere Cops Over 4M Viewers On A&E

A&E Cancels ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’

A&E Cancels ‘Breakout Kings’

A&E Orders ‘Southie Rules’ Reality Series

A&E Renews 3 Unscripted Storage Shows

A&E Orders Barter Trading Reality Series

A&E Orders ‘Undercover Boss’ Spinoff ‘Be The Boss’


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A&E Buys Cop Drama From Fontana And Levinson

A&E Renews ‘The Glades’ for Season 3

A&E Promotes Elaine Frontain Bryant