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January 25, 2015

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Vietnam. In the first two seasons, Lily was portrayed by twins Ella and Jaden Hiller before being recast for season 3. She is now depicted by Aubrey Anderson- Emmons, who is older and lends more to the show with a speak- ing role, unlike her predecessors. While Lily is perhaps the most obvious example of the passage of time, she is far from the only character who has grown up over the years. Only introduced in season 4, Jay and Gloria's son, Fulgencio Joseph, was recast in season 5 and is now played by the young Pierce Wallace. Gloria's mother, Pilar (the late Elizabeth Peña, "Jacob's Ladder," 1990), visited soon after Joe's birth and insisted in having a hand in the naming of her grandson. Fulgencio was the name of Pilar's late husband and Gloria's father, but despite (even- tually) agreeing to use the name, Jay insists they will call Joe by his middle name. Wild child Haley was in her second year of high school at the onset of "Modern Family" and struggled with her studies amidst trying to improve her sode of "Modern Family" airing Wednesday, Jan. 28, on ABC. The first family unit depicted in "Modern Family" is that of Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill, "Married with Children") and his much- younger second wife Gloria (Sofía Vergara, "Four Brothers," 2005). Gloria has an adolescent son, Manny (Rico Rodriguez, "The Muppets," 2011), from her first marriage and Jay has two adult children, Claire (Julie Bowen, "Boston Legal") and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "The Class"). In season 4, Gloria reveals that she is pregnant and, despite trying to stop her con- tractions, eventually welcomes another boy into the family. Claire, Jay's eldest, is actually a year older than her step-moth- er. Along with her husband, Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell, "Dawn of the Dead," 2004), Claire has three children. The oldest of her sib- lings and cousins, Haley is played by Sarah Hyland ("Scary Movie 5," 2013) and is a typical wild child. Alex (Ariel Winter, "Phineas and Ferb") is the middle, nerdy daughter, and Luke (Nolan Gould, "Friends with Benefits," 2011) is an energetic, if not-so- smart young boy. The last member of the Pritchett clan is Mitchell and his longtime boyfriend (now hus- band) Cam Tucker (Eric Stonestreet,"The Island," 2005). In the pilot episode, Cameron and Mitchell finalize the adop- tion of Lily, an infant from up some old sitcom ideas, spun them together with their own experiences and created the spectacular series we know as "Modern Family." The show centers around three very different households who, together, form a large, close-knit family. Now in its sixth season, the mockumentary has depicted several significant mile- stones in each of the families' lives while consistently receiving glowing praise from critics and fans alike. Tune in to a new epi- have been moving away from a more standard family setting towards the workplace. But in 2009, producers Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan picked By Jacqui Wiens TV Media I n a cutthroat world where rat- ings reign supreme, everyone is trying to find something special to make their show stand out and withstand the dreaded early cancellations. In the packed com- edy world, many show-runners Wishbone Restaurant 2 x 6.5" TV January 25 - 31, 2015 TIFTAREA The cast of "Modern Family" SUNDAY DAYTIME JANUARY 25, 2015 10 AM 10:30 11 AM 11:30 12 PM 12:30 1 PM 1:30 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 4 PM 4:30 5 PM 5:30 6 PM 6:30 BROADCAST CHANNELS

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