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Modern Family is an American mockumentary comedy TV series. The half-hour series, which was created by Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, is produced by Fox Television Studios. The mockumentary follows the families of Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill), his daughter Claire Dunphy (Julie Bowen), and his son Mitchell Pritchett (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) who live in Los Angeles. Claire is a homemaker mom married to Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell); they have three children. Jay is married to a much younger Colombian woman, Gloria (Sofia Vergara), and is helping her raise her pre-teen son, Manny. Mitchell and his partner Cameron Tucker (Eric Stonestreet) have adopted a Vietnamese baby, Lily. The show premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009 to critical acclaim. It has been named as a big contender for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Alexa Has Spoken -- Amazon Echo Now at B&H
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 17, 2015) - With today’s hectic, mile-a-minute lifestyles, the modern family can use any help it can get to stay organized and connected, while keeping things simple and straightforward. Amazon has presented one possible solution -- the Echo, a smart speaker that does much more than just play music. It’s an always-on, always-connected digital companion.

Clarity Transforms Home Phone Into Peace of Mind Platform for Caregivers, Ending Isolation & Enhancing Well-Being of Older Seniors
Millions across the U.S. caring for aging family members will never see the home phone the same way again -- a breakthrough has arrived that transforms how older seniors connect with and are cared for by their loved ones. Clarity, a division of Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), today launched ClarityLife™ -- an innovative peace of mind platform delivered through Clarity's Ensemble home phone.

People Power's Presence Selected as Best Baby Monitor by Natural Child World Magazine
People Power, creators of Presence, the popular mobile app that transforms unused smartphones and tablets into free Internet security cameras, has won a 2015 Eco-Excellence Award in the Baby Monitor Category.

TuneSat Ushers in Next Wave of Music Rights Administration by Tracking Song Usage on YouTube's Multi Channel Networks
Great music is one of the hardest things to create and one of the easiest things to steal. To address this problem, TuneSat, the leading music monitoring service for the Web and TV, announced today the launch of SoundProof, a new service that uses the Company's proprietary technology to help music copyright owners recover lost revenue from unauthorized exploitations across Multi Channel Networks

Maria Bello Comes to Utah for Open Booking Reading and Signing - "Whatever...Love is Love"
Actress and author Maria Bello will be hosting a book reading and signing for her new book "Whatever...Love is Love" today, May 13th at 5:00pm MDT at the Modern West Fine Art and on Saturday, May 16th at 11:30am MDT at the Sundance Mountain Resort.

New Book, 'The LGBT and Modern Family Money Manual,' Addresses Underserved Market
A new book, "The LGBT and Modern Family Money Manual," by financial professional Holly Hanson,, is serving previously underserved people -- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals, same-sex couples and modern families.

Whittier Law School to Host Assisted Reproductive Technologies Symposium on April 17
Whittier Law School will host a day-long symposium on April 17th, "The Anatomy of Assisted Reproduction: The Journey to Modern Family Formation." The event explores Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) from legal, medical, ethical, and international viewpoints.

Brookfield Residential Announces Plans for Huntley at Greenwood, a New Tustin Legacy Collection
Brookfield Residential will soon unveil Huntley at Greenwood at Tustin Legacy, a brand-new single-family home collection. Huntley within the master-planned community of Greenwood will be among the first new neighborhoods to be built at Tustin Legacy in two years

HABA Marks 35 Years of Playful Success in North America

MAACO(R) Brings Back Iconic Catch Phrase for 2015 Campaign
MAACO®, North America's Bodyshop, launched its 2015 branding and marketing campaign with a fresh twist on its iconic catchphrase, "Uh-Oh, Better Get Maaco." This new campaign, created by Philadelphia-based Red Tettemer + Partners, will take a modern approach to an American classic.

Modern Family Doctor Plans to Open 4-5 Speciality Diabetes Clinic in Bangalore in Six Months
Business Wire IndiaModern Family Doctor set up its first Speciality Diabetes Clinic in Bangalore to provide ongoing comprehensive care to diabetics. The Speciality Diabetes Clinic has a dedicated Diabetic Foot Clinic, Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Anodyne Therapy for Diabetic Foot

Haier Introduces New Side-by-Side Refrigerators to Complement Contemporary Lifestyles
Business Wire IndiaHaier, the global leaders in Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics and the World’s Number 1 brand in Major Appliances for the 6th Consecutive Year, has strengthened the refrigerator line-up with the introduction of new range of Side by Side refrigerators

RMZ Homes Pre-Launches its Premium Homes - RMZ Marq in the New Micro Market
Business Wire IndiaHousing the internationally renowned corporates at RMZ Ecospace and RMZ Ecoworld has created demand for residential requirement, propelling RMZ Homes to present its premium home project in the novel heart of the city – Outer Ring Road, Iblur Junction- RMZ MARQ

House Party, Inc. Wins Prestigious Social TV Award
It was announced this week that leading social marketing company House Party, Inc. has won a 2014 Social TV Award for its recent Puppy Bowl X VIP House Party campaign.

Unity Technologies and APM Music Collaborate to Make Massive, Premium Music Catalog Easily Accessible on the Asset Store
Unity Technologies, creator of the Unity engine and development platform, and APM Music, the premiere provider of production music for AAA games, major TV programs and top Hollywood films, have entered into a groundbreaking agreement to bring APM Music to the Unity Asset Store marketplace at accessible prices and easy licensing.

Bryan Zuriff Attends 4th Biennial Stand Up To Cancer Benefit
Celebrities and television viewers across the United States and Canada joined forces to raise $109 million during the fourth Biennial Stand Up To Cancer telethon. The September 5th event packed the house at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre where among the television and movie industry executives in attendance was Bryan Zuriff, executive producer of Showtime's hit drama series "Ray Donovan

Iyanla Vanzant, Diane Farr, and Catherine McCord Create One-of-a-Kind White Shirts for Lafayette 148 New York
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 12, 2014) - Lafayette 148 New York introduces The White Shirt Project. Passionate about Lafayette 148, life coach Iyanla Vanzant, actress Diane Farr, and lifestyle blogger Catherine McCord, volunteered their time to craft with our international design team their very own limited-edition version of our Italian Stretch Cotton white shirt.

Want to Live With ABC's Modern Family for a Few Days? You're Not Alone
DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - Ever wanted to sleep on the Simpson's couch? Or sit by Tony Soprano's pool? Or prepare dinner with the Fonz in Mrs. Cunningham's kitchen? Of course you have!

He Said; She Said! The Living Room Is Dad's Domain, Though Moms Beg to Differ
Dads rule the roost -- or so they say -- according to the first ever TiVo® Father's Day survey results released today. The intriguing discovery comes just a month after the TiVo Mother's Day survey, which found moms believe they control the remote

Pressing Play on Family TV Time -- U.S. Moms Control the Remote, DVR
Mother knows best, at least when it comes to watching television and controlling the remote, according to TiVo, the leader in advanced television entertainment, and the results from its second annual Mother's Day survey.

TiVo Research Study Uncovers up to $88 Million in Lost Network Ad Revenue on Just Ten Broadcast Network Shows Alone
TiVo Research, Inc., a subsidiary of TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), today announced the results of a thorough examination of timeshifted primetime TV viewing watched between four to seven days after a program's live airing (Live+4 to Live+7)

Kuboo, Inc. and Northsight Capital Announce a Letter of Intent for Northsight to Acquire Approximatley 7,000 Marijuana Related Domains
Kuboo, Inc., (OTC Pink: SGTB) dba Safe Communications, Inc. ("Safe"), and Northsight Capital, Inc. (OTCBB: NCAP) (OTCQB: NCAP), announced today that Northsight Capital ("NCAP"), Safe's 80% owned subsidiary, has signed a letter of intent to acquire approximately 7,000 domains, all in the marijuana/cannabis/hemp space

UST Global Executive to Join KUBOO, Inc. Technical Advisory Board
KUBOO, Inc., DBA Safe Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink: SGTB) announced today that Saurabh Ranjan, Managing Director of Global Operations for UST Global, will join the company's newly formed Technical Advisory Board as part of the new strategic alliance formed amongst the two companies.

Safe Communications Signs Master Service Agreement With UST Global Valued at $1 Million for Site Building and Enhancement
Kuboo, Inc. (OTC Pink: SGTB) dba Safe Communications, Inc., announced today that they have signed a Master Service Agreement with UST GLOBAL. The agreement calls for UST Global to primarily provide software development, marketing opportunities and support for Safe, and the personnel necessary to meet Safe's objectives in a fast and efficient manner

Nominations Announced for 18th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards, Presented by Kohler; Ceremony to Take Place February 8, 2014 at Beverly Hilton Hotel
Today the Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced nominations in 10 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the Art Directors Guild's 18th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, Presented by Kohler. The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Dave Blass and Raf Lydon

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Entertainment Power Brand, 'Talking Tom and Friends' Celebrates Rapid Expansion
Outfit7, the entertainment company behind the global phenomenon Talking Tom and Friends, is celebrating news that its flagship property has grown in popularity by a massive 35% in the last four months alone. The pop culture power brand now exceeds 230 million monthly active users – a fan base that continues to grow exponentially around the world.

TiVo Research and Analytics Presents Its 2013 Year in Review
TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc. (TRA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), today announced its 2013 year in review results. From television's top five moments to the most successful creative advertising campaigns, this report offers a comprehensive look at what resonated with TiVo viewers based on our syndicated ratings service

BEDAT & Co GENEVE Announces 2013 WIN Award Winners
The Women's Image Network, (WIN) presented WIN Awards in 15 categories at the organization's annual presentation, held on Wednesday evening, December 11 at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club. BEDAT & Co GENEVE, the Official Luxury Watch sponsor for the event, was represented by its brand Ambassador recognised as Bedat's "Woman of Substance", Yolanda Foster Teams Up With, a Child-Safe Virtual World, by KUBOO, Inc.
KUBOO, Inc. (OTC Pink: SGTB) and announced today that the two companies are aligning to offer, a child-protected, 3D virtual world.

"Modern Family" Survey Shows Many Couples Fib About Money
According to a new survey by McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, one-third of couples lie, disagree, or cover up when it comes to holiday spending. The credit union queried a diverse group of American couples about their holiday shopping habits using the ABC comedy "Modern Family" as a guide

It's Not Just for Halloween! Why Decorating With Orange Is Red Hot
From Halloween jack-o-lanterns, to the graceful landscapes of fall foliage, orange is no doubt a popular color this time of year. But what about inside your house? Orange combines the fiery energy of red and the soothing happiness of yellow -- making for an energetic combination

Big Stars and Brand New Shows: TiVo Survey Reveals the Most Anticipated Shows of the Fall TV Line-Up
In a new survey of DVR households, TiVo reveals the top new and returning shows TV lovers are most anxiously awaiting in the new fall line-up. According to TiVo, more than 70% of Americans look most forward to the fall line-up for having the best new shows of the year, and this year is no exception

Audi Reinforces the Future of Fuel Is Here Today in New Campaign Introducing the All-New 2014 TDI(R) Clean Diesel Model Lineup
Audi introduces 2014 clean diesel vehicles with new 60-second television spot called "The Station." Two 15-second spots called "Future" and "Range" show drivers that clean diesel technology is 15% more powerful and 30% more efficient. More than 26,000 Audi TDI vehicles have sold in the U.S. since 2009, delivering better fuel economy and range, and lower CO2 emissions

Fatherly Tips for Raising Healthy, Successful Kids
(Family Features) Everyone knows the classic love story. Man and woman fall in love, get married, have a baby and live happily ever after. However, real life isn't always the fairy tale. While today's version of the modern family has changed over time, the importance of parental involvement in children's lives has not.

A Shot of Cocktail Trends From Fairmont
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Sofia Vergara Wears Jacob Arabo Jewelry to Good Morning America
Good Morning America is an American morning television show on the ABC television network, which airs daily from 7 to 9am in all US time zones. Since 2011 it has been broadcasted from its entirely new set on the first floor of the Times Square studios in New York City, NY

Third Annual Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza Benefits Local Hunger Organizations
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) -

According to TiVo, One in Five Moms Say They Want TV Time for Mother's Day
TiVo Inc. recently released the first-ever TiVo Mother's Day TV survey celebrating the best TV moms and the shows that help families come together.

TiVo Fan and New Mom Kristin Cavallari Shares Her Must Watch Shows
Today TiVo, a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, released the first-ever TiVo Mother's Day TV survey celebrating the best TV moms and the shows that help families come together.

Holly Robinson Peete Joins Fuhu, Inc. as nabi Brand Ambassador
Fuhu, Inc., the creators of the award-winning nabi® tablets for kids, announced today, mother, actress and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete has joined the company as a brand ambassador for its nabi family of products made just for kids

Deep Focus Scores a Hat Trick at the Shorty Awards
Deep Focus (, the digital agency for the social age, took part in three top honors at the Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences' 5th Annual Shorty Awards.

Vanessa Hudgens Wears Jacob Arabov Jewelry to Vanity Fair Oscar Party
After the 85th Annual Academy Awards came to an end, stars turned up to celebrate, bringing out their most glam looks at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. The event was held at Sunset Tower in LA on Feb 24th, 2013 and is one of the most exclusive of the evening

Final Draft(TM) to Present Their 1st Annual Screenwriters Choice Awards(TM)
WHO:Lawrence Kasdan - Hall of Fame recipient - (Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, The Bodyguard)Jay Mohr - Event host Presenters include:Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada, We Bought a Zoo)Larry Karaszewski (The People vs

Inn at Aspen Owners Renew With Wyndham Vacation Rentals(R) to Manage Operations and Renovations
Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it will continue providing management of hotel operations and onsite vacation rental management for the Inn at Aspen through 2022

Nominations Announced for 17th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW; Ceremony to Take Place February 2 at Beverly Hilton Hotel
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in nine categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG's 17th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW for 2012. The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Greg Grande and Raf Lydon

Chris Workman denies abuse allegations made by her daughter Ariel Winter
Judge orders Chris Workman to stay away from her daughter till the matter is heard in the court on November 20

Forbes ranks Sofia Vergara as highest paid television actress
Sofia Vergara is ranked the highest paid actress in television. She is followed by Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria

Sofia Vergara dons sexy outfits in 'Vanity Fair Spain' spread
Sofia Vergara graces the July cover of Vanity Fair Spain, and an accompanying video from the magazine's sultry shoot shows the "Modern Family" star posing in sexy lingerie.

Sofia Vergara's on-again beau 'indulged in multiple-partner cocaine-fuelled orgies'
Sofia Vergara's on/off boyfriend Nick Loeb 'indulged in multiple-partner cocaine-fuelled orgies' while he was dating her.

Sofia Vergara rekindles romance with ex beau Nick Loeb
Sofia Vergara and her environmental-businessman ex Nick Loeb have reunited following their split last month.

Sofia Vergara and Jessie J receive Women of the Year awards
Actress Sofia Vergara and singer Jessie J picked up the top prizes at the Women of the year awards at the annual ceremony that was organized by UK's Glamour magazine.

Robin to be played by girl in new 'Batman' flick
Batman's sidekick Robin is due for a sex change with the part being played by a woman.

Sofia Vergara gets 'very flirty' on post break-up vacation
Sofia Vergara, who recently split with her boyfriend of two years, used her vacation to the island of Anguilla in the Caribbean this weekend to "reclaim her bachelorette status."

Sofia Vergara single after split from boyfriend Nick Loeb
Sofia Vergara is back on the singles market after splitting with boyfriend Nick Loeb after more than two years together.

Sofia Vergara says there's nothing slutty about dental-floss bikini
Sofia Vergara has revealed that when she saw a two piece bathing suit in the US for the first time she thought "who can look good in that."

Sofia Vergara thinking about freezing her eggs
Sofia Vergara has admitted to considering freezing her eggs, so that she can have children with boyfriend Nick Loeb at some point of time in the future.

Ezzy Group Forays into Indian Real Estate Market with an Investment of INR 650 Crore
Ezzy Group, a world-class infrastructure and property management company, set up by entrepreneurs with more than 53 years of experience in diversified business, today announced its foray into the Indian realty market with an investment of more than INR 650 crore spread over the next two years

Digiday's Sammy Awards Names Deep Focus Agency of the Year
Digital agency Deep Focus was named Agency of the Year at Digiday's Sammy Awards, the Oscars of social media marketing.

The Hall of Fame Online Magazine Showcasing the Winners of the 2011 Bulldog Digital/Social Awards for Excellence in Online Communications Has Been Published
More than 50 winners of the 2011 Digital/Social Awards for Excellence in Online Communications were summarized today in the Bulldog Digital Social Awards Hall of Fame magazine.

Obama fundraises with A-listers Cher, Julia Roberts
President Obama had a star-studded fundraiser evening in Los Angeles on Wednesday, which included singer Cher, actresses Ellen DeGeneres and Julia Roberts, and 'Glee' stars Jane Lynch and Darrin Criss, among others.

Obama's former speechwriter commissioned for White House comedy
US network NBC has commissioned President Obama's former speechwriter, Jon Lovett, to make a sitcom about family life in the White House.

Obama takes humorous shots at GOP, Secret Service at White House Correspondents Dinner
President Barack Obama's humorous speech targeted this year's primaries, the 2008 primaries, the General Services Administration scandal, the Secret Service and real estate mogul Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

LUXEON R From Philips Lumileds Lowers Outdoor Lighting System Costs and Improves Efficacy
Philips Lumileds has launched LUXEON R, designed for outdoor and industrial lighting applications such as streetlights, high-bay lights, wall packs and bollards. LUXEON R is an Illumination Grade LED, and therefore is Hot Tested and Specified so that its performance at operating conditions is well understood

Lara Bingle's reality show bumped to primetime
Lara Bingle has been thrown into the heat of the TV ratings war after her reality show was shifted from Thursdays to the prime-time slot of 8pm on Tuesdays.

Caring guys and choosy girls led to modern monogamous family life
In early human evolution, when faithful females started choosing good providers as mates, pair-bonding replaced promiscuity, which laid down the foundation for the emergence of the institution of the modern family, a new study has suggested.

Sofia Vergara feels Kim Kardashian should be upset over butt comparison
Actress Sofia Vergara feels that she's too old to be featured in lists with Kim Kardashian and thinks that the reality TV star would be 'upset' that their bums get compared.

Not easy being a single mother, says Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara has said that being a single mother comes with a lot of responsibilities and sacrifices.

Sofia Vergara 'loves' being a sex symbol
Sofia Vergara loves her status as a sex symbol, especially now when she is nearing 40.

Kate Upton plays raunchy nun in sexy adaptation of 'The Three Stooges'
The modern-day adaptation of The Three Stooges has 'Sports Illustrated' model Kate Upton portraying the character of a raunchy nun.

Over 80pc families 'no longer traditional'
The traditional model of the family as a married couple with two or more children is no longer the dominant trend, a new study has revealed.

Sofia Vergara ignored breast reduction advice
Sofia Vergara, who is famous for her curvaceous and voluptuous body, has revealed that her former publicist once told her to get breast reduction.

Late Steve Jobs tops list of most fascinating celebrities
Late Steve Jobs has been named the most fascinating celebrities of 2011, according to Barbara Walters' annual The Ten Most Fascinating People of the year.

Outfit7 Celebrates the Holiday Season Early as Talking Santa Hits #1 in 60 Countries
Outfit7 Inc., a subsidiary of Out Fit 7 Ltd and the global mobile entertainment leader behind the blockbuster Talking Friends collection of apps, today announced that their Talking Santa app for iPhone and iPad has reached the #1 chart position in 60 countries worldwide, including Malaysia and Vietnam.

Pippa Middleton, Kardashians among 'most fascinating people' of 2011
Barbara Walters' list of the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 will include Pippa Middleton, the Kardashian family and real estate mogul Donald Trump.

TiVo Celebrates Holiday Entertainment by Donating One Dollar to Toys for Tots for Each Recording of "It's A Wonderful Life" on NBC December 24
Just as "every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings," this holiday season every time a TiVo® DVR "Badoops," a child in need is closer to receiving a new toy. "It's a Wonderful Life" was the most recorded classic holiday program in 2010, and this year TiVo will donate one dollar to Toys for Tots for each recording of "It's a Wonderful Life," airing Saturday, December 24 at 8 p.m

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