The Pritchett-Dunphy-Turner time on ABC is coming to an end.
Modern Family has been renewed for an 11th and final season on ABC. There were reports of contract negotiations among the sitcom’s adult cast pointed toward an additional season in December, which new ABC entertainment president, Karly Burke confirmed during a session with the Television Critics Association this morning.
Modern Family co-creator Steve Latin had previously suggested that the show would end with its 10th season.
The show has picked up countless awards such as five consecutive Emmy Awards for best comedy series from 2010 to 2014. The stars of the show has picked up countless other awards, from Peabody honors to SAG, DGA, WGA and PGA kudos.
The show has see it audience decline in recent season but it consistently ranks among ABC’s top five scripted series.
“Chris and Steve have created one of the most seminal and iconic comedies
in television history,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “In
its final season, there will be more milestone events that anyone who has
been a fan of the series won’t want to miss.”
“For 10 years, our characters have bravely faced turning points in life and
moved through them to great personal enrichment; we have chosen a different
path by doing one more season of ‘Modern Family,’” said co-creator and
executive producer Christopher Lloyd.
“Even after 10 years together, we realized there are still some things our
writers don’t yet know about each other’s sex lives,” said co-creator and
executive producer Steve Levitan.
Make sure to watch Modern Family every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET/CT on ABC.