Modern Family News

Modern Family Poster

TV Info


TV Series


Drama, Comedy

Starring :

Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland, Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter, Jeremy Maguire, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, David Cross

'Modern Family' to Air Episode That Entirely Takes Place on MacBook

February 18, 2015 11:02:52

An upcoming episode of "" will reflect how technology has changed the way modern American families communicate today. The hit sticom will air on Wednesday, February 25 an episode that is shot entirely on mobile devices.

The plot for the episode titled "Connection Lost" finds Claire Dunphy () communicating with her family through social media while she's away from home. As she realizes that she can't reach her daughter Haley () after a fight, she FaceTimes different members of the Pritchett clan in a frantic dash to locate her party-loving daughter.


Preview for 'Modern Family' Midseason Return: Camel in the Car

December 29, 2014 10:12:45

When "" returns next year, the Dunphys will reflect on their lives, but not because it's a new year. The Dunphys including Manny have a near death experience while driving out to get breakfast, causing everyone to reevaluate their lives. In a preview for the new episode, they are seen screaming in fear as Phil is trying to control their spinning car.

Claire resolves to be more fun and less uptight, which is why she is seen roller skating and falling hard on the street. Haley and Alex are involved in a physical fight, but then agree not to fight anymore. Meanwhile, for an unknown reason, Phil and Cam are taking a camel in a car.


'Modern Family' Dominates 2015 SAG Nominations in TV

December 11, 2014 12:12:18

Nominees for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced. They were revealed by "" actor and former "" actress at the Pacific Design Center's SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.

In TV categories, "" leads the pack with four, giving a main contribution to the five nods scored by ABC this year. The fifth nomination that the studio receives comes from "" for ' brilliant performance as Criminal Law professor Annalise Keating.


First Promo for 'Modern Family' Season 6 Teases an Emergency Situation

September 22, 2014 01:09:06

ABC has released the first promo for "" season 6, teasing a chaotic situtation in the Dunphys' house. Phil uses a fire extinguisher in their kitchen possibly due to a failed cooking attempt, but the device goes out of control.

Meanwhile, newlyweds Mitch and Cam are apparently no longer in the honeymoon phase. Mitch looks unhappy as he throws flowers into a garbage can and tries to get rid of bubbles from their bathtub.


'Modern Family' Previews a Bump on Mitch and Cam's Wedding Day

May 13, 2014 10:05:55

The long-awaited "" wedding is finally happening. In anticipation of the big day for their characters, and stopped by "" on Monday, May 12 to share a sneak peek at the wedding.

The short clip does not feature any footage from the nuptials, but gives a look at a bump on Mitch and Cam's wedding day. Mitch tries to calm Cam down as the latter gets anxious when learning that he doesn't have his tuxedo.


'Modern Family' Boys Film With Topless Women in Australia

February 22, 2014 09:02:04

"" cast had a sunny and sandy day in Australia. The stars of the ABC sitcom were spotted hitting Bondi Beach in Sydney on Friday afternoon, February 21 to film vacation scenes for the show.

At some points, teenage actors and were seen filming with topless women. The boys stared at two ladies who opted for pasties instead of bikini tops while walking on the beach and got an eyeful of boobs when they took a dip in the ocean.


'Modern Family' Is Having Australia Vacation

January 09, 2014 09:01:40

"" has booked a trip to Australia. The cast of the critically-acclaimed sitcom will travel down under to film the show as the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is taking a vacation overseas.

20th Century Fox Television has partenered with Qantas airlines to fly the stars, including , , and , from Los Angeles to Australia in February for a two-week shoot. Some producers will head to Aussie later this month to scout locations.


'Modern Family' Books Jesse Eisenberg and Jane Krakowski as Guest Stars

November 02, 2013 12:11:35

"" has cast several well-known actors to guest star in the currently airing fifth season. , and are tapped to make cameo appearances in the same episode, "Under Pressure".

In the episode which will start shooting on November 4 and is expected to air in early next year, "" and "" actor Eisenberg will play an eco-obsessed neighbor of Mitch and Cam. The Academy Award nominee's latest small-screen gig was on HBO's "".


Potential 'Modern Family' Spin-Off Is Being Discussed

September 28, 2013 08:09:48

"" could get a spin-off. Deadline reports that ABC is considering a potential new series built around Gil Thorpe, Phil's () nemesis, who was portrayed by guest star Rob Riggle in two episodes last season.

Series co-creator/executive producer Steve Levitan is shepherding the idea with co-executive producers Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh set to write the script. Details are scarce since the project is still in preliminary stages with multiples ideas discussed.


'Modern Family' to Address Gay Marriage Legalization in Season 5 Premiere

August 15, 2013 02:08:56

When the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in California earlier this year, "" cast and crew must have been among them who were overjoyed at the ruling. The legalization of same-sex marriage surely gives more creative freedom to the writers of the show, which has a gay couple, and they definitely waste no time to take advantage of it.

During an onstage "table read" at Fox Studios on Wednesday, August 14, it was revealed that the first episode of the upcoming fifth season would take on the issue. Executive producer Steven Levitan asked audience not to spoil any surprises, so plot details are not available at this time.


'Modern Family' Considering Gay Wedding After DOMA Overturn

June 28, 2013 02:06:55

"" may follow suit some celebrity couples who celebrate the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) overturn with engagement and wedding plans. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Doma was "unconstitutional," wedding bells may ring for gay couple Cameron () and Mitchell () on the Emmy-winning comedy series.

"It's a real possibility," co-creator Christopher Lloyd says whether or not a gay wedding will be featured in the upcoming fifth season of the show. "It's certainly something we are contemplating on the show in ways we wouldn't have in prior seasons. We've had a number of conversations."


'Modern Family' Casts Gloria's Mother and Sister

November 03, 2012 12:11:01

"" is growing bigger with arrival of more members of the extended family. The show has cast Elizabeth Pena and Stephanie Beatriz as Gloria's mother and sister respectively, who will come to the town in episode 12 of the currently airing season 4.

"There's a bit of a competitive relationship between Gloria and her sister that will be fun," says executive producer Christopher Lloyd. He describes Gloria's mother as "the formidable, domineering character in the family, and has a complicated relationship with Jay," teasing, "I'm not sure she's ever completely accepted Jay, and they lock horns in the episode."


Jesse Tyler Ferguson Teases Possible Gay Wedding on 'Modern Family'

October 17, 2012 03:10:19

Cam and Mitchell may finally get married on "" later this season. Recently on his WhoSay account, posted a picture which features his character and 's alter ego at what appears to be a wedding.

In the image, Cam and Mitchell are holding hands while standing near a flower-adorned arch. In a caption of the photo, Ferguson wrote, "It's not what it looks like. Or is it? Guess you'll have to wait to find out!"


Matthew Broderick to Hang Out With 'Modern Family'

September 22, 2012 11:09:56

is going to pay a visit to "". The actor, who won a Tony Award for his role in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", is set to guest star as a "neurotic" guy who is the new friend of Phil ().

No further details are available about his character and there's still no word on when the episode will air. The "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" star joins , , , , Philip Baker Hall and who have all been slated to appear in the fourth season of the Emmy-winning comedy.


'Modern Family' Season 4 New Promo: The Family Reacts to Gloria's Pregnancy

September 10, 2012 08:09:46

Gloria announces her pregnancy to other members of the Prichetts in a new promo for "" season 4. The video teases the family's reactions, including Claire's slightly wicked joy that her step mom is going to get really fat.

Gloria's son Manny is seemingly surprised by the news, while Claire and Phil's son, Luke, cynically says, "I didn't know grandpa can still do it." Phil hilariously tells his son, "Don't be disrespectful Luke. Anyone can do it with Gloria."


Ann Romney Offered a Role by 'Modern Family' Creator

August 30, 2012 10:08:17

Ann Romney has got an invite to visit her favorite show, "". After learning that the former First Lady of Massachusetts loves watching the Emmy-winning comedy, co-creator Steve Levitan offers a role to Mitt Romney's wife, but not without criticizing her objection to gay marriage.

"Thrilled Ann Romney says ModFam is her favorite show," the director/writer tweeted in response to Ann's statement about her fondness for the show. "We'll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam's wedding. As soon as it's legal."


Sofia Vergara Shows Off Fake Baby Bump on 'Modern Family' Set

August 08, 2012 12:08:10

has been snapped with a fuller figure on the set of "". The Gloria depicter sported a fake baby bump during the shooting for the new season of the Emmy Award-winning comedy at The Grove in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 7.

The Latino actress revealed the prosthetic belly as she donned an unbutton shirt, flashing her bra at the same time. Her alter ego seemed to have trouble hiding the growing bump in the tight outfit and looked surprised when her son Manny () showed up in front of her.


'Modern Family' Young Stars Also Seeking Salary Raises

July 30, 2012 09:07:01

After the adult stars of "" settled their contract dispute with 20th Century Fox Television, the young cast members of the show are now seeking salary raises. Words are, , , and will begin their negotiations with the studio this week.

Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that representatives for the child actors will be seeking big raises for their clients in exchange for adding an eighth season onto their seven-season contracts. Though so, their negotiations are not expected to be as intense as the adult stars' and won't likely cause a delay to the production of season 4, which will start Monday, July 30.


'Modern Family' Cast Reach Deals With Fox, Drop Lawsuit

July 28, 2012 11:07:15

The salary dispute between "" adult cast members and 20th Century Fox Television has been resolved. A spokesperson for Fox has confirmed that , , , , and have signed new deals with the studio and agreed to drop the lawsuit which was filed on Tuesday, July 24.

Details of the new contracts are not revealed, but sources say the actors, who got $65,000 for an episode last season, will earn around $180,000 per episode for the upcoming season. As for O'Neill who had been paid more than the other adult stars, he will get more than that.


'Modern Family' Cast Plan to Attend Thursday Table Read Despite Salary Dispute

July 26, 2012 08:07:03

The production of "" season 4 could keep going amid the contract dispute between the adult stars and 20th Century Fox Television. The first table read of the season, which was initially planned for Tuesday, July 24, has been rescheduled for Thursday, and the actors who sue the producer are expected to show up.

"I can confirm a read is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:30 A.M.," a representative for 20th Century Fox states. , , , and bailed on the Tuesday table read since they did not reach an agreement with the company about their salary, but they have reportedly agreed to return to work to show "a good-will gesture." Moreover, Deadline reports that the actors don't want the dispute to affect the show.


'Modern Family' Oscar Promo: Charades Party

February 28, 2011 01:02:39

2011 WGA Awards Nominees in TV Announced

December 09, 2010 12:12:03

Full Nominees of 2010 TCA Awards

June 04, 2010 04:06:56

'Modern Family' Takes Trip to Hawaii

February 27, 2010 01:02:55

Dates of 2010 Paley Festival TV Panel

January 21, 2010 03:01:20

2010 WGA Awards Nominees in TV

December 15, 2009 03:12:30

Edward Norton Takes a Role on 'Modern Family'

September 10, 2009 01:09:12

Reader's Reviews

Screen Name
Rate This TV