'Duck Dynasty' Season 4: Alan Robertson opens up about faith, family and TV

With 11.8 million viewers for its Aug. 14 Season 4 premiere, A&E's Wednesday juggernaut,"Duck Dynasty" has a lot of Americans riveted to their TV sets and a lot of pundits scratching their heads about how this reality-based sitcom about an eccentric, tight-knit Louisiana clan of bearded, bandanna-ed men, along with their wives, children and family-business employees, came to captivate a nation.For a lot of the show's Christian fans, it's become a rare place on a mainstream cable or broadcast network where they can see characters openly expressing -- and living -- their faith in a positive context.While most of the TV time follows the Robertsons navigating their daily lives of manufacturing duck calls at Duck Commander and managing marriages, parenthood and the quirks of each other's personalities, each episode ends with the family gathering at dinner and saying a prayer.In real life, faith is central to the Robertsons, since beardless eldest son Alan Robertson -- who...



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