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'Brushes with Celebrity' - Season 9, Episode 8
The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan recount all their biggest celebrity encounters. Phil shows a house to his musical hero and is determined to make a good impression despite the intense pain radiating from a very inconvenient part of his body. Meanwhile, Jay's day at jury duty takes an unexpected turn when he gets to serve it alongside one of America's biggest football icons. Finally, Manny's encounter with his favorite playwright and a celebrated actor and comedian don't go exactly as you'd expect.

Air Date: November 29th at 9/8c on ABC.
Last Episode: 'Winner Winner Turkey Dinner'.

ABC Announces Episode 9.08 November 13 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.08

ABC has issued the press release for the November 29 episode of Modern Family, "Brushes with Celebrity".

Brushes with Celebrity – The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan recount all their biggest celebrity encounters. Phil shows a house to his musical hero and is determined to make a good impression despite the intense pain radiating from a very inconvenient part of his body. Meanwhile, Jay’s day at jury duty takes an unexpected turn when he gets to serve it alongside one of America’s biggest football icons. Finally, Manny’s encounter with his favorite playwright and a celebrated actor and comedian don’t go exactly as you’d expect, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Category: Show. Episode: Brushes with Celebrity. Tags: Season 9, episodes.

ABC Announces Episode 9.07 October 30 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.07

ABC has announced the November 15, Thanksgiving-themed episode of Modern Family, "Winner Winner Turkey Dinner".

Winner Winner Turkey Dinner – During Jay's Thanksgiving toast, he honors the entire family on their recent successes, even though everyone knows that isn't quite true. As everyone desperately tries to hide the facts about their perceived triumphs, Phil works hard to master a classic magic trick and prove he’s not the family failure, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.

Category: Show. Episode: Winner Winner Turkey Dinner. Tags: Season 9, episodes.

ABC Announces Episode 9.06 October 16 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.06

ABC has released the synopsis for the November 1 episode of Modern Family, "Ten Years Later". Shelley Long reprises her role as DeDe Pritchett.

Ten Years Later – Claire is determined to make up for her less-than-joyful mood at Jay and Gloria’s wedding by throwing their tenth-anniversary party. As part of the festivities, Phil is going to perform a magic trick featuring Gloria appearing out of thin air in her wedding dress; that is if Gloria can still get into it! – on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Category: Show. Episode: Ten Years Later. Tags: Season 9, episodes, guest stars.

ABC Announces Episode 9.05 October 9 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.05

ABC has issued the press release for this year's Halloween episode of Modern Family, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy". Joe Mande guest stars as Ben.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy – Phil and Claire still want to celebrate Halloween in a big way, but it seems no one shares their same enthusiasm making them wonder if maybe everyone is right. Over at the Pritchett’s, Mitch and Cam are frustrated by how long Jay is taking to finish their kitchen remodel, which forces Mitch to finally stand up to his dad. Meanwhile, Gloria’s hospitality is wearing thin when Cam oversteps his boundaries as a house guest, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

ABC Announces Episode 9.04 October 6 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.04

ABC has announced the October 6 episode of Modern Family, "Sex, Lies & Kickball". Nathan Lane (Pepper), Chazz Palminteri (Shorty) and Joe Mande (Ben) guest star in the episode.

Sex, Lies & Kickball – Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Category: Show. Episode: Sex, Lies & Kickball. Tags: Season 9, episodes, guest stars.

ABC Announces Episode 9.03 September 30 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.03

ABC has issued the press release for the October 11 episode of Modern Family, "Catch of the Day". Dana Powell returns as Pam and Rob Riggle reprises his role as Gil Thorpe in the episode.

Catch of the Day - Phil's convinced he is going to have a day of bad luck after failing to successfully complete his daily superstition. However, Claire is eager to make it to a concert and has no time for his silly notion. Meanwhile, Mitch is certain that Cam is undermining him during their kitchen renovation, and Jay is determined to get Gloria to admit she was in a car accident, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Category: Show. Episode: Catch of the Day. Tags: Season 9, episodes, guest stars.

ABC Announces Episode 9.02 September 18 2017

ABC Announces Episode 9.02

ABC has released the synopsis for the October 4 episode of Modern Family. Vanessa Williams guest stars in the episode.

The Long Goodbye – Phil and Claire realize that Alex may be more self-sufficient in college than they give her credit for when they drop in for a quick visit. Meanwhile, Manny is determined to avoid a long tearful goodbye after Gloria and Jay move him into his college dorm. Finally, Mitch may have accidentally accelerated a planned renovation, and Hayley gets an unexpected opportunity when she befriends a wealthy female member at the country club.

Modern Family returns with its ninth season premiere on Wednesday, September 27 at 9/8c on ABC.

Category: Show. Episode: Long Goodbye. Tags: Season 9, guest stars, episodes.

ABC announces ninth season premiere September 11 2017

ABC announces ninth season premiere

ABC has issued the press release for the ninth season premiere of Modern Family, "Lake Life", which airs Wednesday, September 27.

Joe Mande reprises his role as Ben, Claire's colleague and Alex's boyfriend, in the episode.

“Lake Life” – In the season premiere, Jay forces the family to take their family vacation on a houseboat on a lake in an effort to create memories that will last long after he’s gone. Meanwhile, Mitchell runs into an old flame that opens some old wounds; Cam has to stay out of the sun at all costs; Phil and Claire try out some adventurous excursions; and the kids’ quest for a good time may not be as fun as they expected. “Modern Family” premieres WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Episode: Lake Life. Tags: episodes, guest stars, Season 9.

Modern Family renewed in two-season deal May 11 2017

Modern Family renewed in two-season deal

ABC has renewed Modern Family for another two seasons, taking the show through to its tenth season in 2018/19, the network announced yesterday.

This is the first multi-season deal for Modern Family, which airs its eighth season finale next week.

The deal calls for two seasons of twenty-two episodes each, taking the show's total episode count to at least 232 episodes by the end of the deal.

Press reports indicate all the adult members of the Modern Family cast have signed new contracts, although discussions with the younger cast members are still ongoing.

Speaking about the renewal, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said "Modern Family has been the centerpiece of our comedy brand for 8 seasons and we are thrilled to have it on our schedule for two more years. Steve and Chris have created such endearing characters, and the cast is second-to-none."

Category: Show. Tags: episodes, Season 9, Season 10.

ABC Announces Season 8 Finale May 1 2017

ABC Announces Season 8 Finale

ABC has issued the press release for the eighth season finale of Modern Family, "The Graduates", which will air Wednesday, May 17.

Benjamit Bratt returns as Javier, Manny's father and Gloria's ex-husband.

The Graduates – In the season finale, Manny’s father, Javier (guest-star Benjamin Bratt), shows up for his graduation and takes him out on a wild night of celebration, and then Jay steps in to pick-up the pieces. Meanwhile, the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is getting ready for Luke and Manny’s big day and dealing with the emotions that come with seeing your kids grow up and leave the nest.

ABC has not yet renewed Modern Family for a ninth season. The cast's contracts are also reportedly up at the end of this season. A decision on Modern Family's future is expected closer to ABC's UpFront presentations scheduled for Tuesday, May 16.

Category: Show. Episode: Graduates. Tags: episodes, Season 8, guest stars.
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