‘Duck Dynasty’ to End After Current Season on A&E

Duck Dynasty” is coming to an end.

The A&E reality show, revolving around the Robertson family, will wrap up after its current 11th season, which premiered tonight.

Ending the show was a joint decision between the cast and the network. Knowing that the series would be coming to an end, the Robertson family decided to make the announcement at the top of the new season so that fans could enjoy the final episodes and the “Duck Dynasty” holiday specials. (Watch the cast announcement, which aired tonight on A&E, above.)

“Duck Dynasty” premiered in March 2012 and quickly became a pop culture phenomenon, ranking as the most-watched nonfiction series in cable TV history. The show still remains the top show on A&E among total viewers.

The show outlived what many thought would be a cancellation in 2013 when cast member Phil Robertson made anti-gay remarks and inflammatory statements about African-Americans in a GQ interview that became highly publicized. The controversy made national headlines, and resulted in his suspension from the show, though A&E did not ax “Duck Dynasty,” which at the time was a ratings juggernaut.

Season 11 of “Duck Dynasty” will run consecutively through Jan. 18 and then take a hiatus until March 1 for the final seven episodes. The series finale is set for Apr. 12, 2017.


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  1. Peggy says:

    Very sad to c ur show end, ur 1 of the best out there!

  2. Lee says:

    I love show about family the importance of them. God bless them all and shame on those who took offense to a regular family who prays together and stays together.

  3. Jessica says:

    I’m soo upset about duck dynasty leaving the air I will no longer be watching A&e I watch Ardy network all the time except for when the dynasty comes on and that is the only time that I change my channel!!!😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😡😡😡😡😡💯💯💯💯

  4. Jericca says:

    Why is there not going to be another episode of duck dynasty

  5. Wonder how fast they shave and go back to the original look?

  6. Alisa says:

    It’s called freedom of speech and religion, just a couple of rights that the USA was founded on. GOD BLESS AMERICA and for those of u who are offended substitute your God’s name instead. That’s the beauty about our country. Stop trying to rewrite the constitution. If you do not like it you have choices…

  7. Nick says:

    Nice ! Maybe now I won’t have to see all their crappy merchandising overload in every bargain bin at every major store. Duck dynasty shoe laces? Seriously?

  8. Jackie says:

    I’m going to miss the show the family😥😥😥.Duck Dynasty is the best family reality out.the show was positive no drama no fighting no cussing no disrespect to the women ..all over loving good show….

  9. DieselAngel247 says:

    What is the REAL reason Duck Dynasty/cast decided to end their show? You stated in article “The show remains the TOP on A&E among viewers”. Why end a successful show?

  10. Donna Fontaine says:

    Happiness :)


  11. Devilangel says:

    This is so wrong in so many ways

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