Well, so much for that. Following A&E's controversial move to "ban" 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch Phil Robertson from future filming after his comments on homosexuality in a recent GQ interview, and the resulting media circus, the cable network has officially reneged on its decision to bar the reality star from the highly-rated series.
It's been quite a day for the 'Duck Dynasty' scandal over family patriarch Phil Robertson's controversial homophobic comments, with everyone from Sarah Palin to the Louisiana governor chiming in amid a petition of over 90,000 signatures demanding A&E lift Robertson's suspension from the series, but the Robertson family has reached out with their own reaction that threatens the future of the series.
The ever-increasing popularity of A&E reality series 'Duck Dynasty' continues to mount as a fourth season prepares for debut on January 15, but future seasons may be in store for a major change. Family patriarch Phil Robertson has been placed on an "indefinite hiatus" from filming after Robertson made comments in a GQ interview denigrating homosexuality as a sin, and comparing it with the likes of bestiality.
It's been some time since we've heard or seen very much of the second stay at 'Bates Motel' in 2014, but after the waterlogged season 2 photo, it seems 'Bates Motel' has an even worse stain on its hands. Check out the blood-soaked teaser promos of 'Bates Motel' season 2 before check-in time next year!
Back toward the end of August, 'Longmire' executive producer John Coveny capped off the Wyoming-set lawman drama's second season with news that a third would soon be on the way, though A&E curiously denounced the revelation as premature. Now, three months later, we can officially confirm Sheriff 'Longmire' will return for season 3 in 2014!
It's been a while since we've heard or seen anything from 'Bates Motel' season 2, but with 2014 on the horizon, the A&E prequel drama has officially started taking reservations. The rainy first photo of the season has emerged, but whose funeral might we be seeing at the start of 'Bates Motel' season 2?
Though perhaps without the ratings or critical attention of original series successor 'Bates Motel,' A&E's 'Longmire' has continued to perform for the network, recently wrapping up its sophomore season. Cast and crew have reason to cautiously celebrate today, as 'Longmire''s executive producer has announced that the Wyoming-set sheriff drama will return for a third season next year, though A&E isn't trumpeting the renewal just yet.
Just yesterday we realized that 'Bates Motel' season 2 makes our next stay in 2014 seem farther and farther away with each subsequent casting, and today proves no exception. The latest to book a room in 'Bates Motel' season 2 will be 'Transformers' and 'Grey's Anatomy' star Michael O'Neill, but who will he go 'Psycho' on for his recurring role?
For as much as we enjoyed the first season of A&E's 'Psycho' prequel series 'Bates Motel,' it seems criminal we should wait until 2014 for our next stay at the iconic getaway. Nonetheless, producers have continued to make the wait worth our while with and impressive pool of talent, the latest among them booking a 'Bates Motel' season 2 stay to be former 'Boss' star Kathleen Robertson.