ABC Announces Season 8 Finale Posted 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.

More about the episode

'The Graduates' - Season 8, Episode 22
Aired May 17, 2017 at 9/8c on ABC.

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.

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