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12/19/2012 09:49 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Gun Country,' Ted Nugent's Discovery Special, Is Not Returning

Don't expect any more "Ted Nugent's Gun Country" on Discovery. The special, which aired in October 2012, was a one-time special and will not return for new episodes, according to a spokesperon for the network. Despite what Nugent may have told the press, this is it for "Ted Nugent's Gun Country."

"They want to do it as a regular feature," Nugent said of his Discovery special. "We expect that there will be at least a dozen shows a year."

The reality special followed Nugent -- and his guns -- as he lived life, hunting and shooting to have fun.

"Our new show ... simply celebrates and promotes the self-evident truth that 99.99 percent of American gun-owning families use our guns on a regular basis for all the right reasons," Nugent wrote in his "Washington Times" column in October. "The same 99.99 percent of Americans with guns will never use our guns in a crime or for any negative misuse whatsoever."

Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Brook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, many networks have been evaluating their programming and making changes: Syfy pulled an episode of "Haven" that featured school violence and will air it in January; TLC rescheduled their new reality special "Best Funeral Ever" for an early 2013 airdate; Fox pulled episodes of "Family Guy" and "American Dad" from its Sunday, December 16 lineup and scheduled them for a later date; and "American Guns" and "Sons of Guns" reruns are also not airing on Discovery and "American Guns" will not return for new episodes.

"'American Guns' concluded earlier this year," a spokesperson for Discovery told The Huffington Post via email. "Discovery Channel chose not to renew the series and has no plans to air repeats of the show."

Watch a clip from "Ted Nugent's Gun Country" below.

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