Duck Dynasty Christmas Special averaged 8.9 million viewers on Wednesday night with back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m.
Among adults 18-49, Duck Dynasty brought in 4.5 million viewers, according to Hollywood Reporter.
And with adults 25-54, the Robertsons show had 4.6 million.
In 2013, Duck Dynasty drove primetime ratings up 12% iamong the targeted adults.
However, Duck Dynasty Christmas Special was still down from several of the highs of 2013. The reality show hit a series high back in August with 11.8 million viewers, with a previous record set in April with 9.5 million.
Duck Dynasty Season 5 is set to bow on January 15, 2014.
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