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ABC's 'Modern Family' to End Next Year after 11 Seasons

Modern Family airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on WDIO. Modern Family airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on WDIO. |  Photo: ABC-TV

Created: February 05, 2019 05:46 PM

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - ABC's "Modern Family," the five-time Emmy Award winner for best comedy, will end its run next year after 11 seasons.

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ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke announced the end of the series about the boisterous extended family on Tuesday. It will finish three seasons short of the longest-running sitcom ever, "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet."

The series produced by Christopher Lloyd and Steve Levitan was an immediate hit after its debut in September 2009. It began a five-year streak of winning the Emmy for best comedy a year later. Actors Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen and Eric Stonestreet each won two Emmys.

It's currently seen by nearly 5 million viewers a week.

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