Modern Family is a TV mockumentary released in the USA. The premiere episode was aired on the 23rd of September 2009. The series’ plot revolves around Jay Pritchett and his family life. They live in the suburbs if LA. The family consists of Jay’s second wife, his stepson and a mass of other relatives born by his numerous kids with their spouses. Mockumentary is a genre presented as fictional life story of the characters combined with their opinion expressed directly on cameras. Season 8 premiered on the 21st of September 2016. Modern Family season 9 release date hasn’t been scheduled yet.
At first, Modern Family was generally acclaimed; however, the opinions on the show were getting more and more mixed with every new episode released. Modern Family received an Emmy for being an outstanding project all five years of its existence. Another Emmy was received for acting and outstanding comedy series. Modern Family received 22 Emmy awards in total and the Golden Globe in 2011.
Plot & Cast
Modern Family follows lives of three absolutely different families from the suburban area of LA. All of them have a relation to Jay Pritchett (portrayed by Ed O’Neill). His children’s names are Claire Dunphy (portrayed by Julie Bowen) and Mitchell Pritchett (portrayed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson).
Jay, the head of the family, marries for a second time choosing a much younger woman. Her name is Gloria Delgado Pritchett (portrayed by Sofía Vergara) – a passionate woman from Colombia. She gives birth to their son named Fulgencio (Joe) Pritchett (portrayed by Rebecca and Sierra Mark, Pierce Wallace and Jeremy Maguire). They also have a son from the previous marriage of Gloria named Manny Delgado (portrayed by Rico Rodriguez).
Claire, daughter of Jay, is a housekeeper, however, in the course of the series she has to get back to business. Her husband is Phil Dunphy (portrayed by Ty Burrell) – a real-estate agent. For some unknown reason he considers himself to be a cool dad. Their children are Haley Dunphy (portrayed by Sarah Hyland) – a stereotypical teen; Alex Dunphy (portrayed by Ariel Winter) – one of the most intelligent children in the family; and Luke Dunphy (portrayed by Nolan Gould) – the only son.
The title of the series suggests following life events of a typical modern family with their everyday troubles presented in a comical atmosphere. The situations presented are usually down to earth and often for most of the big families.
9th Season Air Date
The only thing we can definitely say is that Modern Family hasn’t been cancelled. We will announce the continuation and share 9th season release date when we get more official news on the series.