Duck Dynasty�s John Godwin, left, and Justin Martin were grand marshal and honorary starter for the Zippo 200 Nationwide race Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Watkins Glen International Speedway at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Daily Review, Brian Fees)
NEW YORK (AP) — A&E says nearly 12 million birds of a feather caught Wednesday's season premiere of its hit unscripted series "Duck Dynasty."
The network said the episode took its place as the No. 1 non-fiction series telecast in cable history in total viewers as well as all key demographic groups.
The fourth-season premiere grew by more than one-third in total viewers over last season's debut.
Set in Louisiana bayou country, "Duck Dynasty" follows a brood of brothers who manufacture duck calls and love to go bird hunting.
New episodes air every Wednesday at 10 p.m. Eastern time.
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