Modern Family News Roundup Posted February 16 2012

Modern Family News Roundup

Modern Family most popular in Great Lakes, Mid-West

TVByTheNumbers.com have analysed the ratings for Modern Family and put together a map showing how the show rates in the top 200 markets. Their maps shows a strong affinity for the show in the Mid-West and the Great Lakes region, although the show's top market is apparently Victoria, TX. The other markets rounding out the top five are Wilkes Barre, PA; Toledo, OH; Flint, IN and El Paso, TX. The worst performing markets for the show were Presque Isle, ME; Lafayette, IN; Salisbury, MD; Parkersburg, WV and Alexandria, LA. Check out the full data at TVBytheNumbers.com.

Barry Corbin set to play Cam's dad

Veteran actor Barry Corbin is set to appear on Modern Family as Cameron's dad, according to a TVLine.com report. Corbin will apppear as Merle Tucker, Cam's masculine and gruff father, in a May sweeps episode of the show.

Modern Family going to Disneyland?

The extended Pritchett clan might be heading to Disneyland this May, according to a TVGuide.com article. ABC is owned by Disney and has, in the past, featured Disneyland in its show. The family would reportedly go to the "happiest place on earth" during a May sweeps episode.

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