Bad news for fans of the Pritchett, Dunphy and Pritchett-Tucker families!
Modern Family is officially coming to a close after its 11th and final season, according to ABC. The announcement was officially made this morning at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California.
The show debuted in 2009 to immediate critical acclaim and soon became a fan favorite as well. According to Entertainment Weekly, “It has won 22 Emmys, including the trophy for Outstanding Comedy Series five years in a row, a feat that was only matched by Frasier. The blended family comedy also has claimed a Peabody, and multiple GLADD Media Awards, and NAACP Image Awards. And its cast — which includes Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell. Sofia Vergara. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter, Rico Rodriguez, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, and Jeremy Maguire — has also won the ensemble comedy SAG Award four times.”
Not too shabby! Now, let’s take a walk down memory lane to appreciate our favorite family…