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'Dynasty' not what it was quacked up to be

1 year ago January 16, 2014 Jan 16, 2014 Thursday, January 16 2014 Thursday, January 16, 2014 10:24:27 PM EST in News
Source: WBRZ

MONROE- The new season of "Duck Dynasty" did not draw as many eyes as it has in the past.

The audience was down nearly 30% compared to previous years. New episodes returned Wednesday night to the cable network A&E.

It was the first fresh episode since cast member Phil Robertson made controversial statements about gay people and African Americans. He was suspended, then reinstated after a backlash from fans.

The show was up against another popular reality show, American Idol, on broadcast television, too.

"Duck Dynasty" is in its fifth season.
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