List of the best seasons of Modern Family, ranked from best to worst, with DVD cover images when available. Fans of Modern Family are very passionate about the series, so it's no surprise that arguments are often had over which is the best season of Modern Family. This ranking of all Modern Family seasons has been voted on by many fans of the show, so this list isn't just one person's opinion. Some of the greatest episodes of Modern Family come from different seasons, so determining what the best Modern Family season is can be challenging.
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Modern Family - Season 2
The second season of the comedy television series, Modern Family premiered September 22, 2010 and ended on May 25, 2011 on the American Broadcasting Company in the United States. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Lloyd-Levitan Productions with creators Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd as show runners. On January 12, 2010, Modern Family was renewed for a second season by ABC. Season two of Modern Family aired Wednesdays in the United States at 9 p.m. and consisted of 24 episodes. The season received positive reviews from most critics, with many naming it the among the best series of 2010. Despite this, the season received criticism for a sophomore slump, most notably from Alan Sepinwall. Despite the criticism, the ratings for the series rose from the previous season due to the series winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. The series became the highest rated scripted program in the 18-49 demographic and the twenty-fourth most viewed program among all viewers; it was tied for being the highest rated ABC program. The series has also been nominated and won several awards including a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, the second year in a row.
Modern Family - Season 1
The first season of the television comedy series Modern Family aired between September 23, 2009 and May 19, 2010, on ABC in the United States. The season was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Lloyd-Levitan Productions with series creators Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan as executive producers. The series focuses on Jay Pritchett, his daughter Claire Dunphy, and his son Mitchell Pritchett who live in Los Angeles. Claire is a homemaker mom married to Phil Dunphy; they have three children. Jay is married to a much younger Colombian woman, Gloria, and is helping her raise her pre-teen son, Manny. Mitchell and his partner Cameron Tucker have adopted a Vietnamese baby, Lily. Season one of Modern Family aired Wednesdays in the United States at 9 p.m. and consisted of 24 episodes. The season received critical acclaim from most critics, many of whom named it the best new show of 2009. The episode "Fizbo" received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics, with BuddyTV naming it the second best show of 2009. It was nominated for 14 Emmy Awards; eight Primetime Emmy Awards and six Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the most nominations for a comedy series after Glee and 30 Rock. The series was also a ratings success and the first season averaged 9.39 million viewers for all 24 episodes. The ratings led to ABC renewing the series for a second season mid-way through the first. The first season DVD and Blu-ray Disc box set was released on September 21, 2010.
We Got Married - Season 4
On May 10, 2012, ABC renewed Modern Family for a fourth season two months after the third season of the show received 14 Primetime Emmy Award nominations. The fourth season of the comedy television series, Modern Family premiered September 26, 2012 and ended on May 22, 2013 on the American Broadcasting Company in the United States.
Modern Family - Season 5
On May 10, 2013, Modern Family was renewed for a fifth season. The first episode, "Suddenly Last Summer", which premiered on September 25, 2013, on ABC, made reference to the newly legalized same-sex marriage in California. The writers said that a wedding for Mitch and Cam was a "real possibility". In January 2014, it was announced that Modern Family's vacation episode would take place in Australia this season.