ABC Pays for New York Weddings in Honor of Modern Family Milestone

ABC Pays for New York Weddings in Honor of Modern Family Milestone
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet as Mitchell and Cameron on Modern Family
Peter "Hopper" Stone/ABC

05/12/2014 04:15PM

Getting married on a budget? Head to New York City Hall, where ABC is footing the bill in honor of Wednesday's very special Modern Family milestone.

The network will cover the cost of marriage licenses and wedding ceremonies for couples who tie the knot at the City Clerk's office Monday. The services usually cost $35.

Stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet stopped by Good Morning America to promote the show and its ground-breaking episode, which sees their characters finally wed after years of dating and raising a daughter.

"It's a rare opportunity as actors … to finally get a gig like that that is really, truly – and not to put too much importance on it – but owning it a little bit, having social impact, cultural impact," Stonestreet, 42, said. "We hear that from kids, we hear that from parents, so we know it's real. It's an honor."



Watch Cam and Mitch get hitched during Modern Family's last two episodes of the season – the first airs Wednesday (9 p.m. ET) on ABC.

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