68th Emmy Awards: Modern Family Outstanding Comedy Series – Facts You Need To Know

68th Emmy Awards: Modern Family Outstanding Comedy Series – Facts You Need To Know
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The Television Academy seems to be in love with “Modern Family” as it once again received a nomination for the Outstanding Comedy Series in the 68th Emmy Awards, which is to be aired on September 18. The series took home five Emmy awards up till last year in the same category and over its past seven seasons it has bagged more than 20 Emmy awards.


Ty Burrell, who plays Phil Dunphy in the “Modern Family,” has been nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category. The nomination at the 68th Emmy awards is the seventh for the actor, who has won twice for his role in “Modern Family,” the ABC reported. Dunphy in “Modern Family” is the adorable family man who tries hard to be a “cool dad.”

“Modern Family” has been the favourite comedy series throughout its seven seasons and the cast of the series deserve much of the credit for its success. Burrell’s Phil has a strong desire to be like a friend to his kids and be thought of as a “cool dad.” This is what makes him act like a parent but talk like a peer, and he calls this practise “peerenting.” Phil isn’t just a doting father but a loving husband as well. The Other characters include Claire, Jay, Gloria, Cameron, Alex, Mitchell, Haley, Luke, Manny and Lily.

Also Read: Ariel Winter Racy Photos: Modern Family Star Losing Patience Over Instagram Body Shamers?

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Ed O’Neill, who plays Jay in the comedy series, was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an outside linebacker in 1969 but before the regular season took off, he was released.

According to a report by Your Tango, although Cam seems to be the best at acting like a gay man, he isn’t so in real life. Eric Allen Stonestreet is absolutely straight.

Nolan Gould might have been able to pull off the character of the unintelligible Luke Dunphy pretty well, but in reality he has been a member of MENSA since he was only four years old.

Ariel Winter, known for her character Alex in the “Modern Family,” plays the title role in ‘Sofia the First,’ which airs on Disney Jr., the ABC reported.

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