Tonight is the Season 8 premiere of Modern Family, and the show is picking up right where it left off: with the Dunphy family in New York. This season, this show will welcome some peculiar “groupings” of characters. In an interview with TV Guide, Ty Burrell revealed that changing around the combination of characters in the show has helped keep it fresh.
Read on to find out where, when and how to watch the series premiere
DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
TIME: 9pm ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station.
PILOT EPISODE SYNOPSIS: In the Season 8 premiere, the Pritchett clan gather for Father’s Day after the three families return from separate adventures: Claire, Phil and the kids in New York; Mitch, Cam and Lily in the Midwest; and Jay, Gloria and Joe in Mexico.
EPISODE TITLE: A Tale of Three Cities
CAST: Sofia Vergara as Gloria DelGado-Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett.