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The Long Honeymoon

'The Long Honeymoon' - Season 6, Episode 1
This summer has been exceptionally blissful in the Dunphy house, Alex is away on a humanitarian trip and the rest of the family is getting along swimmingly, but when Alex comes home, there is an immediate shift in mood. Elsewhere, Mitch and Cam have returned from their honeymoon and Mitch is acclimating to real life much quicker than the still lovey-dovey Cameron. And, Gloria has taken issue with how little effort Jay puts into his appearance and decides to give him a taste of his own medicine.

Air Date: September 24th at 9/8c on ABC.
Last Episode: 'The Wedding (Part 2)'.

ABC announces Modern Family sixth season premiere September 9 2014

ABC announces Modern Family sixth season premiere

ABC has announced the sixth season premiere of Modern Family, which will air Wednesday, September 24.

The Long Honeymoon - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. This summer has been exceptionally blissful in the Dunphy house, Alex is away on a humanitarian trip and the rest of the family is getting along swimmingly, but when Alex comes home, there is an immediate shift in mood. Elsewhere, Mitch and Cam have returned from their honeymoon and Mitch is acclimating to real life much quicker than the still lovey-dovey Cameron. And, Gloria has taken issue with how little effort Jay puts into his appearance and decides to give him a taste of his own medicine.

Category: Show. Episode: Long Honeymoon. Tags: episodes, Season 6.

Modern Family wins fifth consecutive Outstanding Comedy Emmy August 25 2014

Modern Family wins fifth consecutive Outstanding Comedy Emmy

Modern Family won its fifth consecutive Outstanding Comedy Series award at the 66th Primetime Emmy awards tonight in Los Angeles.

This was Modern Family's fifth straight nomination and win for this award. Modern Family beat out competition from FX's Louie, Netflix's Orange Is The New Black, HBO's Silicon Valley, CBS's The Big Bang Theory and HBO's Veep.

Modern Family now joins Frasier as the only shows to have won this award five times.

Earlier in the evening, Ty Burrell won his second Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy and Gail Mancuso won her second Outstanding Directing for a Comdedy Series Emmy.

Category: Show. Tags: emmys, awards.

Ty Burrell wins second Emmy award August 25 2014

Ty Burrell wins second Emmy award

Ty Burrell won his second Emmy award today at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

This was Ty Burrell's second time winning the Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award, after first winning the award in 2011. This was Ty Burrell's fifth consecutive nomination for the award.

The other contenders for the award were Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Adam Driver (Girls), Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Tony Hale (Veep), and Modern Family's own Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Category: Ty Burrell. Tags: awards, emmys.

Emmy Nominations 2014 July 10 2014

Emmy Nominations 2014

Modern Family racked up ten nominations for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The Emmy nominations were announced earlier today in Hollywood.

Modern Family was nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series award for the fifth year running. So far the show has won the award every year it's been nominated, taking the award home four times. The other contenders for the award this year are Louie, Orange Is The New Black, Silicon Valley, The Big Bang Theory and Veep.

Two Modern Family stars are nominated in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category. Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ty Burrell are nominated alongside Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Andre Braugher, Girls star Adam Driver, Portlandia star Fred Armisen and Veep's Tony Hale. This marks Ty Burrell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson's fifth consecutive year of nominations

Julie Bowen is nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category for the fifth time. She has won the award twice, in 2011 and 2012. The other nominees this year are Mom's Allison Janney, Orange Is The New Black's Kate Mulgrew, Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon, The Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik and Veep's Anna Chlumsky.

Nathan Lane was nominated in the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series category for a third time for his role as Pepper Saltzman. Nathan Lane has been nominated for this award a total of five times for guest appearances on Modern Family, Mad About You and Fraiser.

Modern Family's crew received another five nominations. The show was nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation, Outstanding Art Direction For a Contemporay Program (Half-Hour Or Less), Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing For a Comedy Series and Outstanding Single-camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series.

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on NBC on Monday, August 25 at 8pm ET.

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Fifth Season Finale Ratings May 22 2014

Fifth Season Finale Ratings

Last night's momentous episode of Modern Family finished second in its time slot in viewers, rising to first in the crucial 18-49 demo. Modern Family was up in the ratings for the third week as it delivered its best numbers since December.

"The Wedding (Part 2)", which finally saw Cameron and Mitchell get married, was watched by 10.45 million people, adding 1.37m people over last week and up on last year's season finale with 10m. Modern Family was second to Fox's American Idol in viewers.

Modern Family rose to first place in the adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.7/11 rating, up five notches from the previous episode's 3.2/10 to match the rating of the fourth season finale. Modern Family was the night's highest-rated show in the demo.

Category: Show. Episode: Wedding (Part 2). Tags: Season 5, ratings.

Modern Family is renewed for a sixth season May 13 2014

Modern Family is renewed for a sixth season

Modern Family will be returning for a sixth season, ABC revealed today as it announced its fall line-up. As ABC's top-rated show, the show's renewal does not come as a surprise. ABC has again decided to keep renewals until the last minute, unlike the other networks which have frequently announced renewals for the top shows months before the May Upfronts.

Modern Family joins The Middle, The Goldbergs and Last Man Standing as the four returning sitcoms. Modern Family will stay in its Wednesday at 9/8c slot with new show Black-ish moving in at 9:30. The Middle remains at 8:00 while The Goldbergs move to the 8:30 slot.

Category: Show. Tags: episodes, Season 3.

ABC Announces "The Wedding (Part 2)" May 5 2014

ABC Announces

ABC has issued the press release for the second part of Modern Family's fifth season finale, set to air Wednesday, May 21. Nathan Lane (Pepper), Elizabeth Banks (Sal), Adam DeVine (Andy), Barry Corbin (Merle) and Celia Weston (Barb) all guest star.

The Wedding, Part 2 – The wedding day chaos continues as the entire party shifts from one contingency plan to another. Guests start to get testy, Mitchell and Cameron are feeling discouraged and poor Claire shows physical wear and tear, but an unexpected turn of events leads to the ceremony we’ve all been waiting for, on the season finale of “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

More information about this episode can be found in our episode guide.

Category: Show. Tags: Season 5, episodes, guest stars.

Episode 5.21 Ratings May 1 2014

Episode 5.21 Ratings

Last night's Modern Family finished first in the key adults 18-49 demographic and a solid third place in viewers in its time slot. Modern Family was the night's highest-rated show in the 18-49 demo.

"Sleeper" had an audience of 8.39 million people, dropping 1.2 million people from last week's episode. Modern Family was second, behind CBS's Criminal Minds and Fox's American Idol, in viewers for the time period. Modern Family rose to a 2.8/8 rating to finish first in the 18-49 demo.

Category: Show. Episode: Sleeper. Tags: Season 5, ratings.

ABC Announces "The Wedding (Part 1)" April 28 2014

ABC Announces

ABC has issued the press release for the May 14 episode of Modern Family, in which it's finally Mitch & Cam's wedding day. Nathan Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Devine, Barry Corbin and Celia Weston all guest star in the episode.

The Wedding, Part 1 – Mitch and Cam’s big day is finally here and nothing can ruin it, until nothing turns into a whole lot of somethings and puts wedding planner extraordinaire Pepper Saltzman (guest star Nathan Lane) to the test. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria host the Tuckers, Phil squeezes in an eye procedure before the festivities and Claire embraces her role as “best woman,” on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

More information about this episode is available in our Episode Guide.

Category: Show. Episode: Wedding (Part 1). Tags: Season 5, episodes, guest stars.

Episode 5.20 Ratings April 24 2014

Episode 5.20 Ratings

Last night's episode of Modern Family finished first in the ratings for its time slot and ranked as the night's most-watched and hghest-rated show.

"Australia", which saw the entire Pritchett clan head down under, was watched by 9.59 million people, adding 590,000 people over the previous episode. Modern Family scored a dominanting 3.5/10 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, up two notches from 3.3/10 on April 2. Modern Family had a 1.2 point lead on the next highest-rated show in the demo, American Idol. Modern Family was first in all key ratings metrics.

Category: Show. Episode: Australia. Tags: Season 5, ratings.
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