A FAMILY IS LIKE A SPORTS TEAM� SOME MEMBERS ARE FIRST-STRINGERS
AND OTHERS GET BENCHED, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY"
"Benched" - When Luke and Manny's hot-tempered basketball coach quits in the middle of a game, Jay and Phil both jockey to fill the position. Claire and Gloria each struggle with the realization that they might not be number one in their children's lives anymore, and Mitchell takes Cameron along to meet a prospective employer, but Cameron's big personality doesn't necessarily help to make a good impression, on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 4/14/09)
"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sof�a Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy and Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado.
Guest cast include Justin Kirk as Charlie Bingham, Eric Lange as Coach Stupak and Stoney Jackson as Ref.
"Benched" was written by Danny Zucker and directed by Chris Koch.
"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.