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MODERN FAMILY – “Kiss and Tell” – Haley needs a little help deciding whether or not to tell Arvin about her kiss with Dylan and goes to Mitch and Cam for their advice. Meanwhile, Gloria suspects Manny’s Canadian girlfriend is made up and wants to find out the real truth, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Ron Tom)ED O’NEILL, TY BURRELL /

23. Modern Family

It’s a safe bet that the lighthearted comedy Modern Family is known by all – whether you watch it or not. Modern Family airs on ABC and is on its tenth season! If that’s not a sign of its success, I don’t know what is. Actually, I take that back, if you need more proof of how praised Modern Family is by both critics and audiences, we’ve got it!

The list of awards and nominations Modern Family has received throughout its run is so extensive, it has its own page. Some of these include Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and more by the Primetime Emmy Awards. At the Golden Globes, Modern Family has been nominated for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, among other honors, and multiple nominations from the People’s Choice Awards – all just to name a few!

Why isn’t it available to stream on Netflix? The answer is simple, three letters, really: ABC. Yes, you guessed it, the series is owned by Disney. As I’m sure you are all aware, Disney’s contract with Netflix is soon coming to an end.

Even though Modern Family is not on Netflix, it’ll likely join Disney’s streaming service later this year. Fingers crossed! In the meantime, shows similar to Modern Family that are streaming on Netflix include Parks and Recreation, and of course, Friends and The Office. All three provide lighthearted laughs and fun characters.