The network on Wednesday renewed “Modern Family” For just two seasons, a deal which ensures the series will run at least through Season 10 along with also also produce at least 232 episodes.
“Modern Family” has been both a critical along with also also ratings success for ABC in its eight seasons on the air, notching several consecutive Emmy wins for outstanding comedy series.
“We are beyond thrilled which we get to spend more time with these characters, these amazing actors, our ridiculously-talented writers along with also also our incredible crew – all of whom are like family to us,” co-creator Steve Levitan said in a statement provided by the network. “along with also also the not bad kind of family, not the kind which argues with you all the time.”
Both deals are a sign of the broadcast comedy times. With hit comedies in short supply, networks are putting their weight — along with also also money — behind proven shows.
“Modern Family” leads ratings in its Wednesday night period among adults ages 18-49 along with also also is actually the No. 2 comedy on television, behind only “The Big Bang Theory.”
The series stars Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill, Eric Stonestreet along with also also Sofia Vergara, as well as Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland along with also also Ariel Winter.
Co-creator along with also also executive producer Christopher Lloyd said he sees “so much more to explore from the lives of which family.”
He added: “Ty Burrell has already pointed out which Alexander the Great’s entire reign only lasted 8 1/2 years (326 -317 BC) so yes, everyone is actually deeply humbled by which.”
sy88pgw’s Brian Lowry contributed to which report.