07:32 PM EDT 12/16/2014
Originally posted 07/31/2012 07:00PM
It's a Modern Family reunion!
After a law suit over "illegal contracts" was resolved – the cast of ABC's hit comedy are back on set.
"First day back of Season Four on Modern Family! Fantastic in every way including Ty's homage to Freddy Mercury," Julie Bowen posted on her WhoSay account with a photo of her costar Ty Burrell sporting some serious facial hair.
Burrell and Bowen have good reason to be in cheerful about their return to work: They – along with Sofia Vergara, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ed O'Neill – reportedly received raises and will be making as much as $175,000 per person per episode, with bonuses, along with a cut of back-end profits.
Originally posted 07/30/2012 08:55AM
After a serious standoff with the show's production company, the Modern Family cast can get back to doing what it does best – being funny.
Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara will all receive big raises for the upcoming fourth season, according to the Hollywood Reporter – as much as $175,000 per person per episode, with bonuses, along with a cut of back-end profits – after agreeing new contract terms with producer 20th Century Fox Television.
That's well above their current salaries of about $65,000 per episode.
Originally posted 07/25/2012 09:15AM
On TV, they play one big (mostly) happy family.
But the cast of Modern Family is facing some serious off-screen drama after six of the show's lead actors filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court to void their contracts, according to legal documents obtained by PEOPLE.
Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ed O'Neill, who was originally negotiating separately, say their 20th Century Fox Television contracts break California's "7-Year Rule," which prohibits personal services contracts that span longer than seven years. (Their current contracts oblige them to the Emmy-winning ABC series from 2009 to 2016.)
Originally posted 05/23/2012 05:55AM
Modern Family costars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen were attached at the hip on Sunday.
Fresh off of their Billboard Music Awards hosting duties, the two actors got the party started at Lily Bar & Lounge at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, where they were joined by a group of about 20 and danced for almost two hours.
"Ty and his wife Holly seemed like they were really enjoying their time together," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "The group especially liked when the deejay put on a bunch of old-school beats. They had an area to themselves where they sipped on cocktails and hung out a little past midnight."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 10/12/2011 04:00PM
She came to chat with Jay Leno, but left with cat hair on her dress.
Emmy winner Julie Bowen got up close and personal with an 8-week-old lion cub on Leno's couch Tuesday. The Modern Family star cuddled the adorable baby big cat as animal expert Dave Salmoni explained that the cubs will one day grow to be about 500 lbs.
Originally posted 09/18/2011 08:50PM
Now they have his and hers Emmys.
The Primetime Emmy Awards kept things modern Sunday night, awarding the first two trophies of the telecast, live from L.A.'s Nokia Theatre, to Modern Family stars Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell for their outstanding supporting roles on the ABC comedy as husband and wife Claire and Phil Dunphy.
"I don't know what I'm going to talk about in therapy now," Bowen joked as she accepted her award.
Burrell paid homage to his late father in his acceptance speech – also with a sense of humor.
Originally posted 04/26/2011 09:15AM
Jennifer Aniston's appeal is near universal. People want to work with her, protect her, be her or date her. For women, it's fundamental, says Modern Family's Julie Bowen – Aniston sets the mark for how they'd like to look.
"She's one of our own," Bowen tells PEOPLE of her costar in the upcoming movie Horrible Bosses. "She's incredibly beautiful in the way that you think you could be if you got drunk enough and looked in the mirror just at the right angle."
Bowen, 41, says she didn't even have to film any scenes with Anison, 42, before being sucked in.
Originally posted 05/08/2009 02:05PM
It's double the joy for Boston Legal actress Julie Bowen.
The star and her husband, Scott Phillips, welcomed twin boys named Gus and John early Friday morning, her rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.
The couple, who announced last November that they were expecting again, are already parents to son Oliver, 2.
Originally posted 02/27/2009 05:40PM
Boston Legal actress Julie Bowen and her husband Scott Phillips are seeing double!
The couple, who announced last November that they were expecting another child, are actually having twin boys, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.
Bowen, 39, and Phillips, a real estate investor, welcomed son Oliver in April, 2007.
Phillips proposed to Bowen on Thanksgiving in 2003 when she starred as schoolteacher Carol Vessey on TV's Ed. They were married the following year.
Originally posted 11/05/2008 08:25PM
Boston Legal actress Julie Bowen and her husband are expecting their second child this spring, her rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.
"She's thrilled," says the rep.
This will be the second child for the actress and her husband, real estate investor Scott Phillips. The couple welcomed son Oliver in April 2007.
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