19 September 2012 9:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

When Modern Family ended its third season, Gloria (Sofia Vergara) revealed she was pregnant with a second child, a plot point that the producers kept more tightly guarded than any in the show’s history. In fact, a fake ending was written and shot to throw off both the network and the crew. To hear co-showrunners Steve Levitan and Chris Lloyd tell it, the decision to add another Delgado-Pritchett family member was made early in the season as a way to test Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria’s relationship with each other and with young Manny (Rico Rodriguez), much as having

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