ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ to include Gay Couple with child

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ABC will introduce an ordinary gay male couple raising a Vietnamese baby they have just adopted on Modern Family, a new half hour sitcom premiering this fall on ABC.

Modern Family

The show revolves around three families each with a different structure. First there is Phil and Claire, a traditional American family with three kids, and then there is Jay, an older man who is married to a very much younger woman who has a rebellious little boy. And finally,  Mitchell and Cameron, the gay couple who just adopted a baby from Vietnam, played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson (The Class) and Eric Stonestreet (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation).

The show reportedly has a slick, cinematic look and feel as its single camera moves between the three different families. The big reveal at the end of the first episode is the three wildly different couples introduced “mockumentary” style throughout the episode are actually part of the same extended family.

Modern Family will air Wednesday nights at 9 p.m., 8 central, in ABC’s new comedy block starting September 23. Watch the preview here:

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