via press release:
A&E’S ‘DUCK DYNASTY’ GROWS TO 3.9 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS IN WEEK 2
BACK-TO-BACK PREMIERE EPISODES BECOME THE #1 ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM FOR THE NIGHT AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
NEW YORK, NY – October 18, 2012 – Week two of A&E’s newest hit series “Duck Dynasty” grew from its record-breaking premiere with 3.9 million total viewers (3.851 million), topping FX’s “American Horror Story (3.848 million),” as cable’s #1 entertainment telecast for the night.
The back-to-back combination of “Duck Dynasty” premieres finished as cable’s most-watched entertainment program among adults 25-54 for the night, with 2.3 million viewers in the demo.
“Duck Dynasty” is produced for A&E Networks by Gurney Productions. Executive producers for Gurney Productions are Deirdre Gurney and Scott Gurney. Executive producers for A&E are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Lily Neumeyer.
About A&E Network A&E is “Real Life. Drama.” Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can’t turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainmentranging from the network’s original scripted series, including “The Glades” and “Longmire,” to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning “Intervention,” “Duck Dynasty,” “Hoarders,” “Beyond Scared Straight” and “Storage Wars,” and the most successful justice shows on cable, including “The First 48.” The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com.