Modern News #15 – September 2011 Edition

Modern Family returns with season 3 on September 21st, 2011, Geek4TV will keep you updated with all news about the show, the cast and crew during the summer hiatus. This is our September 2011 Edition of Modern News.

Check news on a new guest star, Ed O’Neill’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, deleted scenes from season 2, plus spoilers of season 3.



September 3rd, 2011:

  • Arrested Development’s David Cross has been tapped to recur on Modern Family as city councilman, Duane, who will go toe-to-toe with Claire (Julie Bowen) on the upcoming third season of the ABC comedy. Source

September 1st, 2011:

  • Modern Family patriarch Ed O’Neill finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Tuesday August 30th, 2011. O’Neill’s family, friends and co-stars from both his current ABC series and Fox’s Married… with Children joined him at the unveiling ceremony, including Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal, Sofia Vergara, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez, Ariel Winter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet. Congratulations. Source

  • Watch a video preview of the season 2 dvd extras. Here are some extended/deleted scenes from the show.
  • Rico Rodriguez guest stars in a new Good Luck Charlie. episode, “The Bob Duncan Experience.” In this episode, Gabe (Perry) and his friend Leo (Rodriguez) start a lemonade stand, but when they can’t agree on certain details, they go their separate ways and wind up in an intense competition to see who can get the most sales – with Gabe using Charlie (Mia Talerico) as his secret weapon. Source



September 1st, 2011:

  • Season 3 will have a Thanksgiving episode plus a late Christmas episode.
  • “We have a Christmas show, which is actually set a couple weeks ahead of Christmas,” executive producer Christopher Lloyd tells exclusively. “The family starts going over their various family plans — Mitch and Cam are going back to see his family, Jay and Gloria are heading out of town. They’ve all been under the assumption that there must be some day where they all overlap to celebrate Christmas, and they realize that day is today.” Because their faux-holiday is only a matter of hours away, they send various pairs out to gather what they need.  “It’s pairings that we haven’t seen very often before,” Lloyd says. “For example, we have Gloria and Luke off together to get the Christmas tree. We have Phil and Manny off to procure presents. We have Jay and Cam off together. It becomes a little bit of an examination of the family you’re born with and the family you inherit, as depicted in these unusual pairings of characters.” Source
  • The Book of Mormon star Josh Gadwill make a guest appearance as Kenny, a neighbor of the Dunphys who worships the ground that Phil (Ty Burell)  stumbles on — and he’s made all decisions in his life based on what Phil would do. Source
  • Hayley is discovering that she forgot to really do enough of the things that will make her interesting to colleges, she stars doing fours years of activities into one year.  Source

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