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ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ to end next year after 11 seasons

The Associated Press
The cast of Modern Family poses at the 64th annual Prime Time Emmy Awards on September 23, 2012. ABC's "Modern Family," the five-time Emmy Award winner for best comedy, will end its run next year after 11 seasons. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke announced the end of the series about the boisterous extended family on Tuesday.

Pasadena, Calif. – ABC’s “Modern Family,” the five-time Emmy Award winner for best comedy, will end its run next year after 11 seasons.

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.

Actress Sofia Vergara, center, and the cast of 'Modern Family' pose in the press room after winning Outstanding Comedy in this September 22, 2013 file photo. The series will end three seasons short of the longest-running sitcom ever, “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.”