LIFE DOESN'T NECESSARILY IMITATE ART, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY"
"Tableau Vivant" - It seems everyone has a bone to pick: Jay and Gloria get on each other's nerves while trying to simply order lunch at their local diner; Phil is put in the position of having to fire Mitchell; Cam and Claire have opposing theories on how to discipline children; and Manny is upset with Luke for accepting an award under false pretenses - all of which spells trouble for Alex who is counting on them to all work together for a "living art" school project display, on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 5/16/12)
"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sof�a Vergara as Gloria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Nolan Gould as Luke, Ariel Winter as Alex, Rico Rodriguez as Manny and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily.
Guest cast includes Mike Madrigal as teacher, Beth Grant as Maxine, Matt Roth as Skip Woosnum, John Viener as Matt Keneally, Angela Oh as realtor no. 1, Lisa Long as realtor no. 2 and Laird Macintosh as realtor no. 3.
"Tableau Vivant" was written by Elaine Ko, Jeffrey Richman and Bill Wrubel, and directed by Gail Mancuso.
"Modern Family" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Modern Family," visit ABC.com/ModernFamily