via press release:
4.4 MILLION VIEWERS FLOCK TO A&E'S 'DUCK DYNASTY'
BACK-TO-BACK PREMIERES SET NEW RECORDS ACROSS ALL KEY DEMOS
TELECASTS RANK AS THE TOP CABLE SERIES OF THE NIGHT
New York, NY - November 15, 2012 - Wednesday night's back-to-back premieres of A&E's hit series "Duck Dynasty" were watched by record audiences across all key demos. An astounding 4.4 million viewers tuned in to the 10:30PM episode. The episode was also watched by a record 2.6 million adults 25-54 and 2.5 million adults 18-49.
The 10PM episode garnered 4.3 million total viewers as well as 2.5 million adults 25-54 and 18-49. The 10:30p and 10p episodes of Duck Dynasty were the #1 and #2 series on cable last night in adults 18-49, 25-54 and total viewers. A&E finished as the #1 cable network last night in prime among all key demos.
"Duck Dynasty" has grown into one of cable biggest hits. Since season two began, "Duck Dynasty" has been Wednesday's #1 entertainment telecast on cable among P2+ and A25-54.
"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.