'Modern Family' premiere: We love new Lily


"Modern Family" is coming off its second straight Emmy win for best comedy series, and the things that scored it that win -- a strong sense of who its characters are and a great synergy between the show's writers and cast -- were on display in its third-season premiere.So were a couple of the things that occasionally detract from the good parts -- an over-reliance on certain character tics, for instance. But the good outweighed the bad, particularly in the stronger second second half that also served as a great showcase for the new, more grown-up and talkative Lily.The first half attempted the dicey on-location shoot, at a dude ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Tim Blake Nelson's turn as a cowboy with a thing for Gloria worked, particularly for the reactions it elicited from Jay, who for all his manliness in other aspects of life did not take to the great wide open. The episode...



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