Modern Family Season 12

The American Mockumentary, Sitcom television series Modern Family has aired its twelve seasons. The television series was created by Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan for ABC (American Broadcasting Company). Modern Family Season 12 was created under the banner of production companies Lloyd-Levitan Productions, Picador Productions, Steven Levitan Productions, and 20th Century Fox Television, and the distributor was 20th Television.

Well, talking about the plot of Modern Family. The story is about three families living in the suburbs of Los Angeles. All the families are linked by patriarch Jay Pritchett.

The first season of the television series was aired on 23 September 2009. The series was renewed for the 10th season on 10 May 2017 and the final one Modern Family Season 11 premiered on 5 February 2019.

There are no talks about the 12th season of the Modern Family. But that is up to the filmmakers whether they renew the series or not.

Well in this article is written you will find out why we are of the thought that Modern Family Season 11 is the end, what are possible reasons for Season 12 not happening, and what would be the possible storyline for season 12. In addition, you will be introduced to the full cast for Modern Family Season 12.

Who Will Be Part Of the Modern Family Season 12 Cast?

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To start with the cast of Modern Family Season 12 cast. One thing is clear Steven Levitan loves to work with the old cast. Not many entries were seen during the premiere of 11 seasons. So, the expected cast of Modern Family Season 12 would be nearly the same.

Star Cast  Role In The Series
Ed O’Neill Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara Gloria Marie Ramirez Delgado-Pritchett, Jay’s second wife
Julie Bowen Claire Dunphy, Jay’s daughter, Phil’s wife, and the mother of Haley, Alex, and Luke
Ty Burrell Phil Dunphy, Claire’s husband, Jay’s son-in-law, and the father of Haley, Alex, and Luke
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Mitchell Pritchett, Jay’s son, father of Lily and Rexford
Eric Stonestreet Cameron Tucker, Mitchell’s husband, Jay’s son-in-law, father of Lily and Rexford
Sarah Hyland Haley Dunphy, Claire & Phil’s daughter
Ariel Winter Alex Dunphy, Claire & Phil’s daughter
Nolan Gould Luke Dunphy, Claire & Phil’s son
Rico Rodriguez Manny Delgado, Gloria’s son
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons Lily Tucker-Pritchett, Mitchell & Cameron’s adoptive daughter who was born in Vietnam (main seasons 3–11; portrayed by Jaden Hiller and Ella Hiller in seasons 1 and 2)
Jeremy Maguire Fulgencio “Joe” Pritchett, Jay & Gloria’s son and Claire, Mitchell & Manny’s half-brother (recurring seasons 4–6, main seasons 7–11; portrayed by Rebecca and Sierra Mark in season 4 and Pierce Wallace in seasons 5 and 6)
Reid Ewing Dylan Marshall, Haley’s on-and-off boyfriend, and later husband (recurring seasons 1–5, 7, & 10; guest seasons 6 & 8–9; main season 11)

Why Could Modern Family Season 11 Be The Finale?

There are many reason and indications that makes Modern Family Season 11 the finale of the television series. The first indication was given by the directors Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, that they saw the show as having a finite life. This was seen back in 2018 with the launch of season 10 when they wrapped the television series and called Modern Family Season 10 the final season.

In an interview with THR Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan told the interviewer that this would be the last season and they have no plans further to extend the show’s life.

But somehow as the demand for another season increased the producers change their minds and came up with Modern Family Season 11 in 2019. The major reason for Modern Family Season 11 being the finale is that it was made on orders, not by Levitan’s insistence.

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Why Modern Family Was Canceled?

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There are various possible reasons for Modern Family Season 12 not happening. The first one is the Levitan’s wish, as we already told you Modern Family Season 11 was specially ordered and the directors Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan were in no mood for it.

So, it is expected that they won’t be producing Modern Family Season 12.

The next reason is the contracts of the lead cast. The lead cast has been signed for Ten seasons and for Modern Family Season 11, the cast hiked their prices and the total cost of production increased.

As far as Modern Family Season 12 is Concerned this raised production cost would play a major role in the next season which is Modern Family Season 12 not happening.

The next and foremost reason that could be responsible for Modern Family Season 12 not happening is the decline in the viewership and ratings of the show.

It has been observed that Modern Family Season 11 has got almost half the number of viewers when compared to season 8. This decline in the number of viewership and ratings indicate that it is the perfect time to wrap the show.

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How Will Modern Family Season 12 Plot Be?

Although the Filmmakers have called season 11 the finale of the television series Modern Family there is a possibility if the producers want to continue the series they can move ahead with the plot we have disclosed.

Modern Family Season 11 was filled with many new things, we have seen Mitchell and Can move to the new house and adopt the baby. We have also seen Hayley’s motherhood and Phil and Claire trying to adjust to being Grandparents.

When compared to season 1, season 11 character dynamics are totally different and for Modern Family Season 12, it would be a perfect plot to take those changes further. The new season can be on Mitchell and Can raising their children and it can also have Lily, their oldest daughter encountering a Teenage experience.

Will There Be Modern Family Season 12?

The producers have stated that they have always looked at the show as having a limited duration. Fours years ago i.e. the showrunners Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd mentioned to THR that they aimed to conclude the drama with season 10.

However, they later offered one more chance to the show so that the cast could say a better Good Bye! to the fans of the drama. So, as of now, Modern Family Season 12 won’t be coming.

However, recent reports of Screenrant are claiming that the Modern Family spin-off can be released soon. So let’s see what happens in the future.

Modern Family Seasons Release Date 
Modern Family Season 1 23 September 2009
Modern Family Season 2 22 September 2010
Modern Family Season 3 21 September 2011
Modern Family Season 4 26 September 2012
Modern Family  Season 5 25 September 2013
Modern Family  Season 6 24 September 2014
Modern Family Season 7 23 September 2015
Modern Family Season 8 21 September 2016
Modern Family Season 9 27 September 2017
Modern Family Season 10 26 September 2018
Modern Family Season 11 25 September 2019

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Why Did They Stop Making Modern Family?

The show creators Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd said that they were planning to wrap up the drama on season 10 but still they made one more season to say thanks to the fans of the series. They confirmed that the drama hasn’t been canceled in fact it has been concluded in an organic way.

Is the Modern Family Season 12 Trailer Out?


As we told above there is no news of the producers making Modern Family Season 12. So, as of now, there is no official trailer for the television series but stay connected to us. We will update the trailer video on the website.

Some Frequently Asked Questions Related To Modern Family Season 2 –

1. Is there a Modern Family season 12?

There won’t be any 12th season of the show. The 11th season was the last one as the series has been declared officially canceled.

2. Did Modern Family end?

Yes, the superhit American has been discontinued after 11 successful seasons.

3. Why did Modern Family end?

Showrunners Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd mentioned to THR that they were going to wrap up the series on Season 10, however, they offered one extra opportunity to say a final goodbye to the fans.

4. Do Phil and Claire get divorced?

No, they didn’t separate from each other. Their marriage life was all set till the 11th season. While in actual life, Bowen separated from his better half  Scott Phillips in 2018 following 13 years of a long relationship.

5. Is Modern Family good to watch?

Yes, the sitcom has been loved by the majority of viewers and has secured 8.5/10 stars on IMDb. It has also got an average audience score of 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.

6. Are Claire and Mitchell twins?

No, they are siblings and are quite close friends with each other. The duo shares a good bond and mutual understanding with each other.

7. Why did pepper leave Modern Family?

The reports of Screen Rant state that Clarie came out of the show because of her gestation. She was replaced by Valerie who played her role in the drama.

8. Who is the richest in Modern Family?

Sofia Vergara is the wealthiest out of all cast members of the drama. She has a whopping net worth of $160 million.

9. Where Is Modern Family going after Netflix?

Now, the comedy series is no longer available on Netflix. It has been shifted to Disney+. You can watch all 11 seasons of the series on Disney+ and Hulu.

10. Will there be a sequel to Modern Family?

A spin-off edition of Modern Family is on the way, however, it hasn’t been picked up by the streaming platform.

11. Why was Lily from Modern Family replaced?

Well, the same-looking twins were part of the show for two seasons but they were removed as the duo wasn’t loving the acting. They didn’t take interest in acting.

13. Where can I watch Modern Family season 12?

The 12th season has been halted however all the episodes of the previous seasons on Disney+ Hotstar.

14. Is Modern Family season 11 the last one?

Yes, the 11th season was the final chapter of the series.

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