LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Duck Dynasty” family says its A&E series will end after this season.
Their announcement was paired with Wednesday’s debut episode of the show’s 11th season.
“Duck Dynasty,” one of reality TV’s biggest hits, starred a successful Louisiana duck call-making family, the Robertsons. They told viewers it was a family decision to make this season the final chapter.
In 2013, the year after it debuted, “Duck Dynasty” ran into controversy. Phil Robertson, the family patriarch, was suspended by A&E after GQ magazine quoted him declaring that gays are sinners and African-Americans were happy under Jim Crow laws.
His family supported