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ABC 2017-18 Season Ratings (updated 11/19/17)

ABC launched eight new scripted series during the regular portion of the 2016-17 season. They cancelled five of them and renewed three. How will the alphabet network TV shows perform during the 2017-18 season? Stay tuned!ABC shows (so far): 20/20, America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, Black-ish, Dancing with the Stars, Designated Survivor, Fresh off the Boat, The Goldbergs, The Good Doctor, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, Marvel's Inhumans, The Mayor, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Shark Tank, Speechless, Ten Days in the Valley, and The Toy Box.There's lots of data that network execs looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. These charts will be updated daily, as new ratings data becomes available.Read More…
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Sarah Hyland Was "Rooting" for Wells Adams on The Bachelorette

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Sarah Hyland is clearly into new boyfriend Wells Adams, and it looks like the Modern Family actress was a fan of the Bachelor In Paradise bartender before they even met. During the Modern Family 200th episode celebration in Los Angeles, E! News' Will Marfuggi asked Hyland if she was a fan of Adams during his time on the ABC franchise. "Yeah, I was. I was rooting for him," the actress said. "I was like, 'kiss the girl!' I started singing it like Sebastian [the crab from The Little Mermaid]." It's unclear which girl Hyland was rooting for Adams to kiss. Not only did he share a smooch with Jojo Fletcher during her season of The Bachelorette but he also kissed Danielle...
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TV Ratings: 'Modern Family,' 'Empire,' 'Chicago P.D.' Improve on Wednesday

During another largely good night for broadcast, Wednesday brought lifts for most shows — save for a special outing of The Voice.

The singing competition, airing for the third night in a row, clocked a low 1.4 rating among adults 18-49. It ceded the 9 p.m. hour to ABC, which had lifted episodes of Modern Family (1.7 rating) and American Housewife (1.3 adults).

On the bright side for NBC, Chicago P.D. saw the biggest gains of the night. The drama climbed three-tenths of a point for a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49, taking the 10 o'clock hour.

Empire had some extra...
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TV Ratings: 'Modern Family,' 'Empire,' 'Chicago P.D.' Improve on Wednesday

During another largely good night for broadcast, Wednesday brought lifts for most shows — save for a special outing of The Voice.

The singing competition, airing for the third night in a row, clocked a low 1.4 rating among adults 18-49. It ceded the 9 p.m. hour to ABC, which had lifted episodes of Modern Family (1.7 rating) and American Housewife (1.3 adults).

On the bright side for NBC, Chicago P.D. saw the biggest gains of the night. The drama climbed three-tenths of a point for a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49, taking the 10 o'clock hour.

Empire had some extra...
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals He and Justin Mikita Are Ready to Become Dads: 'We Are Excited' (Exclusive)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals He and Justin Mikita Are Ready to Become Dads: 'We Are Excited' (Exclusive)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is hoping life imitates art in the near future. 

Et's Leanne Aguilera caught up with the 42-year-old actor on the set of Modern Family as the show celebrated its 200th episode, where he revealed that he's planning to follow his character in fatherhood -- and pretty soon. 

"It's easier," he confessed of "practicing" being a dad to other people's kids on the ABC sitcom. "You get to give them back. It's like checking out a library book." 

"But Justin [Mikita] and I are very excited to come dads in the near future," he added of he and his husband. "No announcement yet, nothing has happened, but yeah, we are excited. We have been together for four years and we always said, 'Let's give ourselves five years just to be married,' and that's coming up, five years." 

Exclusive: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Is 'Proud' of 'Modern Family' Co-Star Ariel Winter

Modern Family, meanwhile, has been renewed
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Ariel Winter ‘Definitely’ Sees Marriage with Levi Meaden in Her Future

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Ariel Winter ‘Definitely’ Sees Marriage with Levi Meaden in Her Future
Ariel Winter is looking to the future.

During the 200th episode celebration for her hit series, Modern Family, on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, the actress told People she “definitely” sees herself someday tying the knot with boyfriend Levi Meaden.

“Definitely, I definitely do,” Winter said of marriage to Meaden. “That’s definitely my goal, long term is definitely my goal.”

The couple just celebrated their one-year anniversary, with Winter commemorating the occasion on Instagram by posting several Pda-heavy photos with Meaden.

Though Winter dealt with backlash over the revealing pictures, she doesn’t let it phase her: “I think
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Clinton Kelly Says His Former 'What Not to Wear' Co-Host Stacy London Blocked Him on Twitter

Clinton Kelly Says His Former 'What Not to Wear' Co-Host Stacy London Blocked Him on Twitter
It appears there's a fashion feud!

On Wednesday, Clinton Kelly shared with his social media followers that his former What Not to Wear co-host, Stacy London, had blocked him on Twitter.

"Alllll righty then," he captioned a screen grab showing that he was blocked by the TV personality.

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Kelly's followers were shocked by the tweet and immediately started commenting on the message. The Chew co-host then responded to a few of the reactions and insisted that this isn't new news.

"Don’t go spreading out-of-context bulls**t," he wrote back to one commenter. "The tea is old, and I never spill tea unless I’m shook, which I’m not."

When another follower pointed out that Kelly doesn't follow London on Twitter either, he replied: "Stfu someone tagged us in the same tweet. I don't need attention
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Ariel Winter Would ‘Love’ to Double Date with Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams

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Ariel Winter Would ‘Love’ to Double Date with Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams
Ariel Winter and Sarah Hyland play sisters on Modern Family and are nearly as close off-screen. So would the two actresses consider a double date with Winter’s boyfriend Levi Meaden and Hyland’s beau Wells Adams?

“That would be pretty fun,” Winter, 19, told Entertainment Tonight from the set of her ABC show’s 200th episode celebration in Los Angeles on Wednesday. “I’d love it.”

Hyland, 26, seems to be down with it too — though she’s taking a little time to introduce Adams, a Bachelorette alum, to her TV tribe.

These people have become my real-life family. It’s almost like,
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Ariel Winter Would 'Love' to Double Date With Sarah Hyland, Gushes Over Boyfriend Levi Meaden (Exclusive)

Ariel Winter Would 'Love' to Double Date With Sarah Hyland, Gushes Over Boyfriend Levi Meaden (Exclusive)
Keeping it all in the family!

Ariel Winter couldn’t help but gush over her Modern Family co-stars on Wednesday at the celebration of the beloved ABC comedy’s 200th episode.

“It's such an honor. We are so blessed to be a part of such an incredible show,” she told Et’s Leanne Aguilera of the sitcom. “We love each other honestly. These people are our family, and we are just the luckiest people in the world.”

As for whether she'd be down to double date with her on-screen sister, Sarah Hyland, and her new boyfriend, Wells Adams, Winter is all for it!

Watch: Sarah Hyland Talks Spreading 'Positivity' to Fans & Introducing Boyfriends to Her 'Second Family'

“That would be pretty fun,” Winter said. "I'd love it."

The 19-year-old actress also opened up about her boyfriend of one year, Levi Meaden, saying she “definitely” still gets butterflies when around him.

“I knew there was
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Ariel Winter Would 'Love' to Double Date With Sarah Hyland, Gushes About Boyfriend Levi Meaden (Exclusive)

Ariel Winter Would 'Love' to Double Date With Sarah Hyland, Gushes About Boyfriend Levi Meaden (Exclusive)
Keeping it in the family! Ariel Winter couldn’t help but gush about her Modern Family co-stars on Wednesday at the celebration of the beloved comedy’s 200th episode.

“It's such an honor. We are so blessed to be a part of such an incredible show,” she told Et’s Leanne Aguilera of the sitcom. “We love each other honestly. These people are our family, and we are just the luckiest people in the world.”

So would she be open to double dating with her on-screen sister, Sarah Hyland, and her new boyfriend, Wells Adams?

Watch: Sarah Hyland Talks Spreading 'Positivity' to Fans & Introducing Boyfriends to Her 'Second Family'

“That would be pretty fun. I'd love it,” she dished.

Winter, 19, also opened up about her boyfriend of one year, Levi Meaden, saying she “definitely” still gets butterflies.

“I knew there was something about him from the moment I met him, honestly,” she said of
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Sarah Hyland Talks Spreading 'Positivity' to Fans & Introducing Boyfriends to Her 'Second Family' (Exclusive)

Sarah Hyland Talks Spreading 'Positivity' to Fans & Introducing Boyfriends to Her 'Second Family' (Exclusive)
Sarah Hyland knows how stressful it can be to have your family meet your new boyfriend -- but what about your TV family?

Et's Leanne Aguilera caught up with the 26-year-old actress at Modern Family's 200th episode celebration in Los Angeles on Wednesday, where she opened up about how her significant other has to get in good with not only her real family, but her on-screen tribe as well!

"These people have become my real-life family. It's almost like, you gotta," Hyland explained of her co-stars. "Like, for guys, you have to meet the parents, which is stressful. But then I think the more stressful thing is to meet the second family, which is not only the Dunphy family but the entire cast, and the entire crew and all of our writers, and everybody that's involved. That's the second family that I think is the most terrifying thing for guys that I date."

Hyland, who is currently
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Modern Family: Season Nine Viewer Votes

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How well does the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker family roll with some pretty big changes in the ninth season of the Modern Family TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show Modern Family is cancelled or renewed for season 10. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all the Modern Family season nine episodes below. An ABC ensemble sitcom, Modern Family stars Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Jeremy Maguire, and Brigitte the French bulldog. The sitcom revolves around three Los Angeles families who are related through Jay Pritchett
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Whitney Cummings’ “The Female Brain” Snagged by IFC

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Whitney Cummings’ directorial debut has secured distribution. IFC Films scored the U.S. and Canadian rights to “The Female Brain,” Variety reports. Based on Louann Brizendine’s bestselling book of the same name, the ensemble comedy’s cast includes Cummings, Sofia Vergara (“Modern Family”), James Marsden (“Westworld”), Beanie Feldstein (“Lady Bird”), and Cecily Strong (“Saturday Night Live”). Cummings wrote the script with Neal Brennan (“The Daily Show”).

According to its official synopsis, the film will “comically detail the inner workings and complex power of brain chemistry among couples at different stages in their relationships … whether it’s finding the right romantic balance; parenting; overcoming commitment issues; expressing emotion; or simply admitting to being useless around the house.”

Cummings created and starred in NBC’s “Whitney,” a comedy that ran for two seasons from 2011–2013. The stand-up comedian co-created CBS’ “2 Broke Girls,” which concluded its sixth and final season in April.
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Ranking The Top Five “Modern Family” Thanksgiving Episodes

Thanksgiving is a time for families and this is reflected perfectly in many episodes of ‘Modern Family’ that were aired around the holiday season. ‘Modern Family’ is a mockumentary family sitcom that has aired on ABC since September 2009. The television series follows the lives of Jay Pritchard and his extended family. The show was created by Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan. It has an ensemble cast with cast members including Ed O’Neil, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The show covers their activities as a family and fake interviews when individual members of the cast

Ranking The Top FiveModern Family” Thanksgiving Episodes
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Chris Martin to Guest Star on Modern Family

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It’s going to be an adventure of a lifetime for Phil Dunphy. Entertainment Weekly has reported that Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, will guest star on the November 29 episode of Modern Family. The episode titled, “Brushes with Celebrity,” will feature various family members unspooling their stories of crossing paths with famous folks, and as it turns out, Phil dealt with an “embarrassing health issue” while trying to sell a house to Martin. The report said that the role is more than just a cameo which means that Martin will play a significant role during the episode. You can see them

Chris Martin to Guest Star on Modern Family
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2017-18 TV Show Season Ratings (week 8)

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Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2017-18 network TV shows -- through the end of week eight (Sunday, November 12, 2017).ABC shows (so far): 20/20, America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, Black-ish, Dancing with the Stars, Designated Survivor, Fresh Off the Boat, The Gifted, The Goldbergs, The Good Doctor, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, Lucifer, Marvel's Inhumans, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Shark Tank, Speechless, Ten Days in the Valley, and The Toy Box.CBS shows this season (so far): 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, 9Jkl, The Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Bull, Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-0, Kevin Can Wait, Life In Pieces, MacGyver, Madam Secretary, The Mayor, Me
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Amanda Stanton Would Totally Be Ok With Her Daughters Doing ‘The Bachelor’ (Exclusive)

Amanda Stanton Would Totally Be Ok With Her Daughters Doing ‘The Bachelor’ (Exclusive)
Amanda Stanton might be done with The Bachelor -- but she’s open to her daughters doing the show, eventually.

“I would [support them doing it], just because I feel like it was such a good experience,” the 27-year-old tells Et. “Even though I feel like, you know, the relationships didn't end up working out. There's so many good friendships, it's just a cool experience. So, I'm really grateful for it. So, I'd let them do it.”

The single mom to 3-year-old Charlie and 5-year-old Kinsley has seen her fair share of heartbreak in Bachelor Nation, having dated and broken up with Ben Higgins, Josh Murray and Robby Hayes during her stints on The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise. Still, she says the experience is totally worth it.

“You learn a lot about yourself,” she admits. “In real life, you don't sit and talk about your feelings all the time. But when you're on the show, like, multiple times a
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Ty Burrell May Stop Acting After Modern Family Ends: 'It Will Be a Hard Thing to Say Goodbye'

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Ty Burrell May Stop Acting After Modern Family Ends: 'It Will Be a Hard Thing to Say Goodbye'
Family is forever, but ABC’s Emmy-winning sitcom about an extended (and eclectic) brood will end some day.

And when Modern Family concludes, Ty Burrell — who plays goofy father of three Phil Dunphy — is considering staying behind the scenes in Hollywood, he reveals in the new issue of Haute Living Los Angeles.

“Honestly, I’ve been taking my lumps as a producer and really enjoying learning how to do that. I think I’m not really willing to travel very much anymore, or miss too many dinners away from my kids,” says Burrell, who shares daughters Frances, 7, and Greta, 5, with wife Holly.
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Sarah Hyland Claps Back at Hater Over "Naked" Selfie With Wells Adams

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Sarah Hyland has some choice words for her social media haters. The Modern Family actress fired off a series of tweets on Tuesday after an Instagram follower criticized her for posting a picture in which she and new beau Wells Adams appeared to be naked in bed together. "You can go out with whoever you want," a screenshot of the follower's comment read, "but there are limits. Do not you know that some things are private, and not be shared with the whole world. Keep Your Sexual Life Private, we do not necessarily need to know all the details of your personal life. Sh-t!!" Hyland tweeted the screenshot along with the words, "Hey guysssss. I'm explaining myself again! Aren't...
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Netflix Lands ‘Arranged Marriage’ Spec By ‘Modern Family’ Ep Vali Chandrasekaran

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Netflix Lands ‘Arranged Marriage’ Spec By ‘Modern Family’ Ep Vali Chandrasekaran
Exclusive: Netflix has acquired Arranged Marriage, a spec script feature comedy by Modern Family exec producer Vali Chandrasekaran. The premise is almost a reverse of The Big Sick. After decades of repeating the relationship mistakes she learned from her divorced parents, a white woman from small-town Pennsylvania enlists her Indian best friend’s family to give her an arranged marriage. The film will be produced by Alexa Faigen. She had been teamed as producer with Scott S…
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