'Modern Family' renewed for 11th and final season

Modern Family’ is coming to an end with its 11th season

Modern Family will return for an eleventh and final season later this year.

The news has finally arrived: ABC will be saying goodbye to one of its most beloved comedies next season.

Levitan had previously said he planned to end the show after season 10.

Created by Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, the domestic comedy revolving around an extended family that won five consecutive Emmy Awards for best comedy series from 2010 to 2014.

After a panel promoting the family show, ABC president Karey Burke was asked about a potential off-shoot. "Our plan is to end it at 10", Levitan told The Hollywood Reporter a year ago.

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In the words of the great Phil Dunphy: "I've always said that if my son thinks of me as one of his idiot friends, I've succeeded as a dad". If we were to do it, season 11 would be it, for sure.

'And I'm not sure it would be a full season. "We're all trying to figure that out", Levitan shared with THR in October of 2018.

The show also teased the death of a pivotal character this season, which turned out to be DeDe Pritchett (Shirley Long), who died during the show's Halloween episode. They include five Emmys for outstanding comedy series; one Golden Globe; and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Modern Family, which has been going for 10 years, focuses on the daily lives of three different but related families.

We'll update you with an exact release date for Modern Family season 11 when ABC makes that announcement.

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