It competed eleven durations, from September 23, 2009, to April 8, 2020. It abides by the lives of Jay Pritchett as well as likewise his member of the family in nation Los Angeles, including his second partner, her youngster (his stepson), as well as likewise his 2 grown-up children as well as likewise their hubbies and also children.
Christopher Lloyd and also Steven Levitan conceived the series while sharing stories of their own “modern families”. Modern Family employs an ensemble cast and also also is presented in mockumentary style, with the characters frequently speaking directly to the camera as though they're aware they're being filmed.
The collection was renewed for a 10th season on May 10, 2017, which premiered on September 26, 2018; then for an eleventh and final season on February 5, 2019, which premiered on September 25, 2019. The series finale aired on April 8, 2020.
Modern Family was acclaimed by critics throughout its first few seasons. Its critical reception became more mixed as it progressed, but it maintained a loyal fan base throughout its 11 seasons and was continuously popular with the public. The final season received a generally positive response and had 7.37 million viewers. The retrospective documentary which aired before the final episode had 6.72 million viewers.
The show won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in each of its first five years and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series four times, twice each for Eric Stonestreet and Ty Burrell, as well as the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series twice for Julie Bowen. It won a total of 22 Emmy awards from 75 nominations. It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2011. Being on-air for 11 years, it is currently ABC's longest-running comedy series.
The broadcast syndication rights to the series were sold to USA Network, the stations of Fox Television Stations, and various other local stations in other markets for a fall 2013 premiere. The success of the series led to it being the tenth-highest revenue-generating show for 2012, earning $2.13 million an episode.
- Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett
- Sofía Vergara as Gloria Delgado, Jay's second wife
- Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Jay's daughter, and Gloria's stepdaughter
- Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Claire's husband
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Jay's son and Gloria's stepson
- Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Mitchell's husband
- Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Claire & Phil's daughter
- Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Claire & Phil's daughter
- Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Claire & Phil's son
- Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Gloria's son and Jay's stepson
- Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett, Mitchell & Cameron's adoptive daughter (main seasons 3–11; portrayed by Jaden Hiller and Ella Hiller in seasons 1 and 2)
- Jeremy Maguire as Fulgencio “Joe” Pritchett, Jay & Gloria's son and Claire, Mitchell & Manny's half-brother (recurring seasons 4–6, main seasons 7–11; portrayed by Rebecca and Sierra Mark in season 4 and Pierce Wallace in seasons 5 and 6)
- Reid Ewing as Dylan Marshall, Haley's on and off boyfriend, and later husband (recurring seasons 1–5, 7, & 10; guest seasons 6 & 8–9; main season 11)
Chile: MEGA was the first in the world to buy the rights of Modern Family to produce their very own version of the series, with the title Familia Modern, which premiered on December 3, 2015. One difference in this is Mitchell as well as Cameron's counterparts in this version do not adopt, but instead one of them is the biological father of the child as a result of a drunken fling. They take custody of the child while the mother travels overseas.
Greece: Mega Channel bought the rights of Modern Family for Greece and also Cyprus and also announced a Greek language adaptation, under the name Moderna Oikogeneia, which premiered on March 20, 2014.
Iran: The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting produced a scene-by-scene remake of Modern Family, entitled Haft Sang which premiered on June 30, 2014. However, in this version, the same-sex relationship between Cam and also Mitchell of the original collection was replaced by a heterosexual relationship. Also, Haley Dunphy's character is replaced by a teenage boy. Due to this change, Haley's guy Dylan is changed by a close friend of the teenage young kid.