‘Modern Family’ actor: Glad Romney’s watching

November 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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The fact that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney watches “Modern Family” came as a surprise to Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays a gay dad on the ABC sitcom.

“Well I hope Mitt Romney is wondering why he likes the show so much,” the red-haired actor told New York Magazine earlier this week.

Source: Politico

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Alec Baldwin Fights for Right to Marry Modern Family Star

October 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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If ya need any more reasons to be convinced that Alec Baldwin is one of the coolest guys out there, here’s another: He not only supports gay marriage, but he’s made a video about it.

In the vid, the 30 Rock stars talks about a certain out gay Modern Family star…

“Lately, I’ve been getting emails, texts and yes, tweets about a video Jesse Tyler Ferguson that’s made the rounds of the internet,” Baldwin says. “On it, Jesse said he and I are getting married in New York next year.”

Read more: E! Online

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Fox O&Os buy “Modern Family”

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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The hit series “Modern Family” from Twentieth Century Fox Television airing on ABC will hit syndication in major markets on the Fox Television Stations. The series will begin airing in syndication in 2013.

Modern Family has been sold to the Fox O&Os in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Baltimore.

“As we approach the 2013 syndication premiere of ‘Modern Family’ on the Fox Television Stations, we are confident that viewer devotion to this hilarious and poignant portrayal of the modern American family will only continue to elevate and garner more success,” said Paul Franklin, EVP, General Sales Manager, Broadcast of Twentieth Television, which is handling syndication.

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Sofia Vergara on ‘Modern Family’ and ‘The Smurfs’

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Crave Online has an interview with Sofia Vergara, here are some of the hightlights:

CraveOnline: You look amazing. Is there anything you don’t look good in?

Sofia Vergara: Well, I don’t look that good in bathing suits anymore.

CraveOnline: But I’m sure it’s still awesome.

Sofia Vergara: Everything is still up there a little bit. Yeah, I would have to say it’s still awesome.

CraveOnline: How important is it for you to be portraying a mixed-race couple on TV?

Sofia Vergara: It’s fantastic. I hope that this new season of TV shows for all the networks, maybe they’ll try to have another Gloria in their cast or that some Latin actress got a job. That would be fantastic. It’s very difficult. Now, it’s less difficult than ever but it’s still, you cannot get as many roles as a normal American person. So for a black actor I’m sure it’s the same.

CraveOnline: I hear you are going to be in the Smurfs movie. Are you a Smurf?

Sofia Vergara: No, no. I’m an executive, a makeup executive. We filmed already in New York during the spring and it’s coming out next summer. Hank Azaria is Gargamel. He looks unbelievable.

CraveOnline: What do you get to do with the Smurfs?

Sofia Vergara: Nothing really. All my scenes are with Gargamel and Neil Patrick Harris. There are Smurfs out there but I don’t see them so I never really have to talk to them which takes hours, those filming with animation.

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Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara: “happy and in love”

May 27, 2010 by · 4 Comments
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Sofía, the 37-year-old mother of a teenager, is head-over-heels for handsome one-time film producer Nick Loeb, 34, whom she met at a Golden Globe party in LA in January. “They are so happy and in love,” the friend says of the actress and her new businessman beau. The couple looked cozy while dining with his family and friends in New York on May 19.

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Source: Taqaza

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‘Modern Family’ co-producers to speak at their alma mater, Wheeler School

May 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh, co-executive producers of the ABC sitcom “Modern Family,” are the commencement speakers for The Wheeler School in Providence, from which both graduated in 1990. Then Corrigan and Walsh both went on to New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, graduating in 1994.

Source: Projo

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‘Modern Family’ Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson Covers Lady Gaga’s “Alejandro”

May 3, 2010 by · 1 Comment
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell on ABC’s Modern Family, hit up New York venue Joe’s Pub last week to perform at music countdown show Our Hit Parade. Jesse also belted out a highly camp version of Lady Gaga’s latest single, “Alejandro.”


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Sofia Vergara Joins Smurfs

March 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara has been cast in the upcoming animated/live-action The Smurfs. She will play Odile, a “powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company” married to Neil Patrick Harris’ character. The film, which also stars Jayma Mays (Glee) and Hank Azaria, will begin filming in New York next week. With each awesome actor that gets added to this cast, our frustration that this movie is about blue cartoon Smurfs mounts.

Read more: Industry Roundup: Sofia Vergara Joins Smurfs, Fox Signs Foxx Pilot — Vulture http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/03/industry_roundup_sofia_vergara.html#ixzz0jYqpJvT7

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