Fred Armisen, Patton Oswalt to Guest on ABC's MODERN FAMILY

Fred Armisen, Patton Oswalt to Guest on ABC's MODERN FAMILY reports exclusively that SNL veteran Fred Armisen and funnyman Patton Oswalt will be featured on a special Las Vegas episode of ABC's MODERN FAMILY, set to air this spring.

According to the report, Armisen will portray 'Langham', one half of a gay couple who'll have fun with Mitch and Cam." 'King of Queens' actor Oswalt will play magician Ducky Schindler who will have an encounter with Phil.

Armisen is well known for his IFC Original short-based comedy series PORTLANDIA, which he created, writes and stars with Carrie Brownstein. Oswalt's TV credits include Reno 911!, Two and a Half Men and The United States of Tara.

Modern Family airs Wednesdays, 9:00-9:30 p.m., ET

About the show:

Critically lauded for revitalizing the television sitcom, "Modern Family" is also quickly cementing itself as a culturally defining series. The recipient of four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Television Series, "Modern Family" returns to the ABC Television Network for its fifth season.

The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family with Jay Pritchett sitting at the head. By his side is his young, vivacious second wife Gloria, who resists his old-fashioned ways -- an impulse that will become all the more interesting now that he and Gloria have a new baby of their own. This exciting addition will bring more adventures to the family just as Gloria's son, Manny, is about to embark on an adventure of his own as he enters high school. Jay's grown daughter, Claire, and her husband, Phil, also have their son, Luke, heading to high school; their middle daughter, Alex, is full steam ahead on the college track, and the eldest, Haley, is back home figuring out her future. With the kids all growing up, this new chapter means Claire can explore returning to the workforce, which will have its fair share of missteps and victories. And this will be a big year for Claire's brother and Jay's grown son, Mitchell, who alongside his loving partner, Cameron, and daughter Lily, will have a lot of reasons to celebrate. Together these three families give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.

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