A&E NETWORK TO OFFER ADVANCED LOOK AT THE NEW REAL-LIFE SERIES "DUCK DYNASTY" ONE WEEK BEFORE ON-AIR DEBUT
SERIES PREMIERE EPISODE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON
AETV.COM, HULU, ITUNES AND VOD FROM MARCH 14 - 20
NEW YORK, NY -- March 14, 2012 - A&E Network, for the first time ever, will offer the premiere episode of the new original series "Duck Dynasty," beginning March 14 through March 20 via several online platforms and video on-demand, one week before the actual on-air premiere. "Duck Dynasty," following a Louisiana family living the American dream as they operate a thriving duck call business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle, premieres on Wednesday, March 21 with back-to-back episodes at 10 and 10:30PM ET/PT on A&E.
Viewers can enjoy the advanced screening of the first episode online at AETV.COM, Hulu, iTunes as well as on video on-demand.
"A&E consistently strives to provide viewers with new and innovative ways to sample and interact with our programming," said Bob DeBitetto, President and General Manager, A&E Network and BIO Channel. "By working with several of the industry's leading entertainment platforms, we have the chance to introduce 'Duck Dynasty' to viewers in advance and build buzz for the linear premiere."
"Duck Dynasty" is produced for A&E Networks by Gurney Productions. Executive producers for Gurney Productions are Deirdre Gurney, Scott Gurney and Joe Weinstock. Executive producers for A&E are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Lily Neumeyer.
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