Duck Dynasty Renewed Season 2A&E Network has picked up a second season of breakout Duck Dynasty. Production will begin this summer on 26 new 30-minute episodes slated to premiere in the fourth quarter of 2012. Duck Dynasty, about the Robertson family who operate a thriving duck call business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle on the Louisiana bayou, has been growing throughout its freshman run, with the season 1 finale on May 23 drawing 2.6 million total viewers and 1.5 million in 25-54 and 18-49.