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PHOTO: Buckle Up! Ariel Winter Gets Her Driver's Permit

Ariel Winter Gets Her Driver's Permit

Originally posted 08/29/2013 09:45AM

Congratulations, Ariel Winter!

The Modern Family star, 15, is celebrating a milestone this week, having passed the driving test for her learner's permit in California.

Think she's excited?

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Ariel Winter's Mom Loses Bid to Regain Custody of Modern Family Star

Ariel Winter's Mom Loses Bid to Regain Custody of Modern Family Star

Originally posted 07/31/2013 06:45PM

Ariel Winter's mother was denied a request Wednesday to curtail her older daughter's temporary guardianship of the Modern Family star.

The Associated Press reports that Senior Court Judge Michael Levenas stood by his March 29 order allowing Shanelle Gray guardianship over the 15-year-old until Oct. 16. The order stemmed from court documents alleging that Chrisoula Workman physically and emotionally abused her daughter.

Workman has denied the allegations, claiming that the trouble began when she voiced her disapproval over Winter's relationship with actor Cameron Palatas.

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Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Marries Justin Mikita | Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Marries Justin Mikita

Originally posted 07/21/2013 08:00AM

Modern Family Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson married longtime love Justin Mikita in downtown New York City Saturday, Ferguson's rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Ferguson, 37, who plays uptight lawyer Mitchell Pritchett on the hit ABC sitcom, and Mikita, 27, a real-life lawyer, became engaged last year when the two vacationed in Mexico, after being together nearly two years.

Playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner officiated the ceremony, according to Ferguson's rep.

"Never been happier. XO Goodnight!" Ferguson Tweeted early Sunday morning.

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Find out Which TV Show Got 17 Emmy Noms & More

Game of Thrones, SNL and Behind the Candelabra Lead This Year's Emmy Race

Originally posted 07/18/2013 09:15AM

Will Homeland again take home the Emmy, or is it time for Game of Thrones to claim the crown?

And which sitcom will get the last laugh?

Some of the answers were revealed early Thursday morning, with the announcement of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, by Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and last-minute announcer (and ubiquitous TV host) Neil Patrick Harris.

Leading the race for network, cable, on-demand and, now, the Internet's highest honor: American Horror Story: Asylum received the most nods, 17, followed by 16 for Game of Thrones, 15 for Behind the Candelabra and Saturday Night Live, 13 for Breaking Bad and 30 Rock, and 12 for Downton Abbey, Mad Men and Modern Family.

In the top categories, the nominees are:

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Ariel Winter: 'I Want to Be Like My Sister'

Ariel Winter: 'I Want to Be Like My Sister'

Originally posted 05/17/2013 02:00PM

Modern Family star Ariel Winter's family life has been more drama than comedy this year – but the young actress says she's grateful she has a strong support system in her sister.

"My sister is the most amazing woman I've ever met in my life," Winter, 15, told PEOPLE at the USA Network 2013 Upfronts in New York. "If I could be half the woman she is ... she's kind of who I want to be like."

The teen star doesn't just reserve admiration for her older sister, Shanelle Gray, 34 – who is currently in court-ordered care of her famous sister following abuse allegations against Winter's mother, Chrisoula Workman – but she also praises her extended family.

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Ariel Winter Still Not Talking to Mom as Case Heads to Trial

Ariel Winter Custody Case Headed for Trial

Originally posted 03/29/2013 04:30PM

Her family life on TV may be a comedy, but in real life it's still, sadly, a drama.

Modern Family star Ariel Winter's guardianship case is headed for trial in October to determine if her mom, Chrisoula Workman, should regain custody of the teen.

"It's a work in progress," Winter's attorney told L.A. Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas on Friday regarding the family's court-ordered therapy sessions. "There's been no advancement in terms of reunification."

The actress, 15, has been in the care of her older sister Shanelle Gray, 34, following Winter's abuse allegations in October against her mother.

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Check Out Ariel Winter's Little Mermaid-Inspired New Hair

Check Out Ariel Winter's Little Mermaid-Inspired New Hair

Originally posted 03/28/2013 06:00PM

The Modern Family star goes anti-Alex Dunphy with some fire-engine red locks

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Sofia Vergara: I'm Freezing My Eggs

Sofia Vergara: I'm Freezing My Eggs

Originally posted 03/19/2013 01:00PM

"They have to be perfect, perfect, perfect ones," the Modern Family star explains of her fertility treatments

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See Modern Family Stars Stuck In an Elevator | Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen

Modern Family Stars Stuck In Elevator

Originally posted 03/02/2013 01:00PM

It was a Friday night to remember for a few members of the Modern Family cast – they spent an hour of it trapped in an elevator.

Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were on their way to headline a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Stonestreet's hometown – when the elevator at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center stopped.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Is No 'Groomzilla' as Summer Wedding Approaches | Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Gives a Wedding Planning Update

Originally posted 03/01/2013 11:30AM

Wedding bells will soon be ringing for Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his fiancé, lawyer Justin Mikita.

The couple is getting married this summer.

"We are in the middle of wedding planning. It's a process, but it's been a lot of fun," Ferguson told PEOPLE at Wednesday's Tie the Knot spring collection celebration party in New York.

Fortunately for Ferguson, who got engaged to Mikita last July while vacationing in Mexico, the stresses of preparing for the big day have not taken a toll on him.

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