"Duck Dynasty" Premiere Ratings Steady, Beat Everything on ABC, NBC Except "Modern Family"

8.5 million tuned in


The first new episodes of Duck Dynasty since the Troubles of December '13 aired last night, and plenty of people still watched the show. Per Nielsen numbers confirmed by A&E, about 8.5 million tuned in for the two episodes last night, about a half-million viewers short of ABC'sModern Family and bigger than everything else on ABC and NBC last night.