Modern Family returns tonight, January 8, 2020 at 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST on ABC after taking a short, mid-season break over the holidays. ABC’s mockumentary-style sitcom is currently in its eleventh and final season, and will come to an end on April 8, 2020.
If you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of ABC on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:
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AT&T TV Now (formerly DirecTV Now) offers six different channel bundles. They range from 45 to 125 live TV channels, and they all include ABC (live in select markets). The “Plus” and “Max” bundles both include a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for AT&T TV Now, you can watch a live stream of the show on your computer via the AT&T TV Now website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other compatible streaming device via the AT&T TV app.
If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV Now — no matter what channel package you choose — comes with included cloud DVR.
ABC (live in select markets) is included in Hulu With Live TV, which comes with 60-plus live TV channels and Hulu’s extensive on-demand library of TV shows and movies.
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch a live stream of the show on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which has most new episodes and specials available after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
YouTube TV comes with 70-plus live TV channels, including ABC (live in select markets).
Once signed up for YouTube TV, you can then watch a live stream of the show on your computer via the YouTube website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other compatible streaming device via the YouTube app.
If you can’t watch live, YouTube TV comes with included DVR.
Season 11 is the Final Season of the Series & Will End in April
The synopsis for tonight’s episode, titled “The Prescott,” reads, “Alex’s company puts her up at a new luxury apartment building with a number of high-profile residents that the family is eager to take advantage of; Phil is on a mission to review the restaurant’s famous sliders for his food blog.”
The show will air its finale after 11 seasons on April 8, 2020, and there are no spin-offs currently in the works, according to ABC. A five-time Emmy winner for outstanding comedy series, Modern Family premiered in 2009 and stars Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter and Rico Rodriguez.
Modern Family was nominated for 22 Emmys altogether throughout its decade-long run, and won a Golden Globe for best TV series, comedy or musical, as well as four Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. The show also won a Peabody Award and two GLAAD Media Awards.
Tune in Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST on ABC to catch the final episodes of Modern Family. In the meantime, don’t forget to check out this author’s profile for all of your entertainment news, reality TV coverage, and more!
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