Audiences changed the way they consumed television — as well as what they watched — last year, making binge-watching a phenomenon and breathing new life into the TV movie and miniseries genres. What's in store for this year? Here are a few hot topics.
Will there be any more fallout from the Duck Dynasty controversy?
After a rough month, the Duck Dynasty cast is starting the year off with a new endeavor: a line of guns.
According to CNN, the Robertson family, in conjunction with gunmaker Mossberg, is releasing nine shotguns, two semiautomatic rifles and a semiautomatic pistol. A spokeswoman for Mossberg says that the weapons have already begun shipping to distributors.
Our top moments of the week:
8. Don't Caption This Award: MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry lands in hot water during her "What's So Funny About 2013?" segment when her panelists, actress Pia Glenn and comedian Dean Obeidallah, take aim at Mitt Romney's grandson Kieran, who is black. "One of these things is not like the others; one of these things is not the same," Glenn says after the family's Christmas photo pops up. Obeidallah adds: "I think that this picture is great. It really sums up the diversity of the Republican Party. The RNC — at the convention — they find the one black person." Harris-Perry chimes in as well, joking that...
The Duck Dynasty family says there is no bad blood with A&E after the controversy surrounding patriarch Phil Robertson's anti-gay comments.
During Fox News' New Year's Eve special, Willie Robertson told anchorsBill Hemmer and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, "A&E and us are fine [and] we're looking forward to getting back to making some funny shows. It's a new year, so we're ready to break in a new year and start all over again"
A&E's decision to lift Phil Robertson's suspension from Duck Dynasty was a response to the more than 260,000 fans who signed a petition at IStandWithPhil.com, demanding Robertson's reinstatement, according to the creators of the site.