via press release:
IT’S ALL IN THE FAMILY ON A&E THIS JANUARY WHEN ‘DUCK DYNASTY’ AND ‘WAHLBURGERS’ RETURN WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ‘DONNIE LOVES JENNY’
BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7 AT 9:30PM ET/PT ON A&E
New York, NY – December 22, 2014 – A&E Network’s hit series “Duck Dynasty” returns for an all-new season, followed by the season premiere of the Emmy®-nominated series “Wahlburgers” and the series premiere of the new original docu-series “Donnie Loves Jenny.” The family fun kicks off on Wednesday, January 7 with “Duck Dynasty” at 9:30PM, followed by “Wahlburgers” at 10:00PM and the one-hour wedding premiere of “Donnie Loves Jenny” at 10:30PM on A&E.
In the new season of “Duck Dynasty,” the Robertson clan is back to their family hijinks. To promote Willie’s Duck Diner, Jase enters an outhouse race where he unexpectedly goes up against their arch nemesis, Phillip McMillan, and Willie attempts to create the world’s greatest bologna sandwich for the menu. Jep and Alan take Kay and Si to a local health club to teach them the benefit of exercise and the guys transform an old pontoon boat into a floating duck blind, but they aren’t quite sure that it will actually float. At Willie’s insistence, Kay and her dog Bobo go to doggie obedience class and the whole family comes together to help Jep and Jessica move into their new house.
In the new season of “Wahlburgers,” brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg continue to expand the family burger franchise while balancing a series of personal events – including Paul’s trip to Mark’s new house, Donnie’s wedding and visits from the Red Sox’s David Ortiz and Boston Bruin ice hockey legend Bobby Orr. Donnie’s band New Kids On The Block is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Mark gets Johnny “Drama” a part in his film Ted 2. In the first episode, Donnie’s Chicago-based wedding proves to be a challenge for Alma who doesn’t fly but certainly can’t miss her son’s wedding. Donnie finds the perfect solution – a tour bus. He enlists his nephew Brandon to accompany Alma on the journey to Chicago to make sure she arrives in time for the wedding.
The “Donnie Loves Jenny” series premiere kicks off with a one-hour wedding episode following Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy from preparations behind-the-scenes of their big day to their first moments as husband and wife. The series follows the couple as they adjust to married life – from blending their families to managing their busy schedules. Newlywed bliss proves to be cramped when the pair is joined by Jenny’s dad, Macky, her son, Evan, and Donnie’s lovable dog, Lumpy, all living under one roof. From getting Macky ready for a date to teaching Evan about the “birds and the bees,” there’s never a dull moment for the newlyweds.
“Duck Dynasty” is produced for A&E Network by Gurney Productions. Executive producers for Gurney Productions are Deirdre Gurney and Scott Gurney. Executive producers for A&E are Lily Neumeyer and Brad Holcman.
“Wahlburgers” is produced for A&E Network by 44 Blue Productions, in association with Closest to the Hole Productions, Leverage Entertainment and Donnie D Productions. Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Donnie Wahlberg are executive producers. Executive producer for 44 Blue Productions is Rasha Drachkovitch. Executive producers for A&E are Lily Neumeyer and Devon Graham.
“Donnie Loves Jenny” is produced for A&E Network by 44 Blue Productions, in association with D&J Productions. Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are executive producers. Executive producer for 44 Blue Productions is Rasha Drachkovitch. Executive producers for A&E are Lily Neumeyer and Devon Graham.
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