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Sneak Peek: Modern Family's Baby Bump

"Gloria's pregnancy has repercussions throughout the family," reveals Modern Family executive producer Christopher Lloyd of the surprise bun in the oven. "Jay [ Ed O'Neill , right ] is unnerved about being a dad again and briefly sees a therapist; Gloria [ Sofia Vergara , center ] is in a bit of...  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Modern-Family-Gloria-Pregnancy-1052173.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Bridesmaids' Wendi McLendon-Covey to Guest-Star on Modern Family

Bridesmaids ' Wendi McLendon-Covey has landed a guest-starring role on Modern Family , TVGuide.com has confirmed. As...  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Modern-Family-Wendi-McLendon-Covey-1051965.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Modern Family Cast End Contract Negotiations, Drop Lawsuit

After weeks of complicated salary negotiations between the cast of Modern Family and the show's producers, culminating in a lawsuit the show's six principal actors filed against 20th Century Fox over contract violations, a compromise has finally been reached: The show's stars have negotiated salaries of about $170,000 per episode for the show's upcoming 22-episode season, as well as adding another year to their seven-season contracts — bringing their run on the show up to eight... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/0I-Haj-JyV4/modern-family-cast-end-contract-negotiations-drop-lawsuit

'Modern Family' child actors want raises too

The six adult "Modern Family" stars might've solved their contentious contract dispute on Friday (July 27), but that doesn't mean the salary negotiations are over. Now, the ABC comedy's child actors are looking for raises too.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four young stars, including Rico Rodriguez, 13, Nolan Gould, 13, Ariel Winter, 14, and Sarah Hyland, 21, will renegotiate their contracts in the next week. The three teenagers will likely band together during the talks, much like their grown-up costars but without any table read boycotts or lawsuits against studio 20th Century Fox. The studio reportedly considers them equals, so they'll likely negotiate the same type of raise.Hyland's contract might be different, considering she has more credits to her name and already makes more money. The actors will probably not come out with the payday of their adult costars, THR reports, but they'll add an additional year to their seven-year contracts.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/modern-family-child-actors-want-raises-too.html

Steve Levitan: 'Modern Family' Deal May Be Done By Monday (Exclusive)

"Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan says a deal is close on the contracts for the show's stars. read more http://www.thewrap.com/deal-central/tv/column-post/steve-levitan-modern-family-deal-may-be-done-monday-exclusive-49751

'Modern Family': ABC chief 'optimistic' about contract talks

ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee opened his time with reporters at the Television Critics Association with an understatement."'Modern Family' [is] obviously lots in the news at the moment," Lee said Friday (July 27), referring to the much-publicized contract dispute between producer 20th Century Fox and six of the show's actors. He does say, though, that he expects a resolution fairly soon."I expect the season to start on time," Lee says. "As you know, we're in the middle of negotiations. ... We're hopeful, we're optimistic that we'll be able to resolve it."Pressed further on the issue, Lee wouldn't say much more about the negotiations and whether he had a contingency plan if the dispute drags on: "I don't want to discuss hypotheticals," he says. "Certainly I feel hopeful about it.""Modern Family's" six adult cast members -- Ed O'Neill, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson -- are seeking big raises over... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/modern-family-abc-chief-optimistic-about-contract-talks.html

Ed O'Neill Officially Joins 'Modern Family' Lawsuit

Ed O'Neill has added his name to a lawsuit filed by five of his Modern Family co-stars against TV studio bosses on Tuesday in a dispute over their contracts. Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, ... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2012/07/27/ed_oneill_officially_joins_modern_fami

Modern Family Cast Returns to Work; Salary Negotiations to Resume

The cast of Modern Family has returned to work, according to Deadline .  The entire cast showed up to a table read Thursday morning, two days after stars Julie Bowen , Ty Burrell , Jesse Tyler Ferguson , Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara skipped out on a previously scheduled table read over a salary dispute. That same day, the actors filed a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox claiming their contracts are illegal under California law. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Modern-Family-Cast-1050537.aspx?rss=breakingnews

ABC fall 2012 premiere dates: 'Revenge' and 'Modern Family,' plus 'Suburgatory' gets a new timeslot

ABC will stretch out its fall 2012 premieres over almost two months. Most of the network's lineup, including "Dancing With the Stars," "Castle," "Modern Family" and "Revenge," will debut the week of Sept. 24 (following ABC's broadcast of the Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 23). But some shows will wait until later in October or even November to debut.Also of note: As first reported earlier this week, "Suburgatory" is moving to 9:30 p.m. ET Wednesdays, following "Modern Family." That's a change from the schedule ABC announced in the spring, when it had new comedy "The Neighbors" in the 9:30 spot; it will now air at 8:30 Wednesdays after a special 9:30 p.m. preview on Sept. 26.Pics: Familiar faces of the 2012-13 TV seasonFans of "Happy Endings" and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23" will have to wait a while for those shows. They're scheduled to premiere Oct. 23 in a new Tuesday-night comedy block.Here's the... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/abc-fall-2012-premiere-dates-revenge-and-modern-family-plus-suburgatory-gets-a-new-timeslot.html

Modern Family Returns to Production Thursday

It looks like the cast of Modern Family is back to work! The series has scheduled a new table read for Thursday at 10:30am with the full cast expected to  attend. Modern Family 's first table read for Season 4 was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but it was cancelled after Ed O'Neill was the only adult cast member to show up. That same afternoon, Julie Bowen , Ty Burrell , Jesse Tyler Ferguson , Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara issued a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox to void their reportedly illegal contracts.  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Modern-Family-Season4--Lawsuit-Tableread-1050452.aspx?rss=breakingnews
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