Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Allowed Back

A&E is allowing Robertson on show despite inflammatory comments.
3:00 | 12/27/13

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into a controversial headline, an announcement from the cable network, a & e, that duck dynasty will go back into production with the star, who made those anti-gay comments. Here is ron claiborne. Reporter: The announcement came late today, from the a & e cable network, that duck dynasty would resume production next spring, with all of the robertson family. That means phil robertson's suspension over comments about homosexuality and race, which appeared in gq magazine will be lifted. In a statement a & e said, duck dynasty is not a show about one man's views, it resonates with a large audience, because it is a show about family, a family that america has come to love. The network, which is partly owned by abc, said it would launch a national public service campaign, quote, promoting unity, tolerance and acceptance of all people. Robertson is the patriarch of the family's reality tv show, which is a huge hit. It draws about 12 million viewers an episode. He was suspended earlier this summer for remarks to gq about sin. Likeening homosexuality to bestiality. But the robertson family threatened to leave the show rather than continue without phil. Tonight, it appears a & e blinked. Ron claiborne, abc news, new york.

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