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Modern Family's fifth season has now finished. The show has been renewed by ABC for a sixth season this fall.

Previous Episode: 'The Wedding (Part 2)'.

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.

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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.

Episode 5.22 Announced April 23 2014

Episode 5.22 Announced

ABC has put out the press release for the May 7 episode of Modern Family.

Message Received – Jay, Gloria and Manny challenge each other to step outside their comfort zone and try something new. Mitch and Cam’s wedding is getting too big and costly so they resort to selling a couple of their prized possessions, and the kids play a joke on Phil and Claire, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Modern Family is back with a new episode tonight, Wednesday, April 23, and it's a big one. The Pritchett family head down under on a trip to Phil's country of conception, Australia.

Category: Show. Episode: Message Received. Tags: Season 5, episodes.

ABC Announces Episode 5.21 April 14 2014

ABC Announces Episode 5.21

ABC has issued the press release for the April 30 episode of Modern Family.

Sleeper – Phil fails at his one task to stay home and wait for the repairman, forcing him to tell an elaborate lie to hide the truth from Claire, but the stress is more than he can physically handle. Meanwhile, Gloria is obsessing over the family portrait she is responsible for organizing this year. Claire accuses Cam of being too snobby to use her girls’ hand-me-downs and Jay secretly enters Stella in a dog show, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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

ABC announces "Australia" episode April 7 2014

ABC announces

ABC has announced the details for Modern Family's episode filmed down under in Australia. The much anticipated episode is set to air Wednesday, April 23. Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords) guest stars.

“Australia” – The entire family tags along as Phil fulfills his mom’s wish for him to return to his roots and visit the country where he was conceived, Australia. Unfortunately, Phil’s attempts to embrace his native land are met by a lot of rejection, while Jay and Claire let work eat into vacation time, and Mitch and Cam get reacquainted with an old friend (guest star Rhys Darby) they can’t stand but is now a big-time celebrity in Australia, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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

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