‘Duck Dynasty’ finale shatters A&E records for viewership
Update: Season 3 premiere drew 8.6 million viewers.
When The Christian Chronicle featured the Robertson family in our October issue, we noted that the Season 1 finale of “Duck Dynasty” drew 2.6 million viewers.
The show, featuring members of the White’s Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe, La., keeps growing in popularity.
Entertainment Weekly reports:
Here’s another cable series delivering ratings that beat the big broadcast networks.
The season finale of A&E’s breakout hit Duck Dynasty, about a wealthy Christian family of Louisiana duck call makers, shattered the network’s records while beating or tying all of broadcast in the adult demo Wednesday evening.
In the final national ratings, which were just released this morning by Nielsen, Duck Dynasty delivered 6.5 million viewers — the cable network’s top telecast ever.
Read the full report.