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'Modern' and 'Cougar' debut on ABC

September 23, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
ABC's "Modern Family" and "Cougar Town" are sure to make you laugh.In the new comedy "Modern Family," Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen co-star as a married couple still trying to figure out this thing called "parenting."

The ensemble cast that makes up the different branches of this "Modern Family" tree also includes: Ed O'Neil, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara.

"That's the thing that attracted me the show the most was the ensemble aspect and I just thought it presents so much comic potential," said O'Neil. "That's my favorite part about it."

"Modern Family" is followed by another new comedy, "Cougar Town."

Courtney Cox stars in and produces, "Cougar Town." She plays a newly divorced mom and she's who's looking to get back into the dating world.

"I'm married to a guy seven years younger, so good for me! He's in now, a deal's a deal," said Cox. "I don't know why that's bad. There's a lot of men attracted to women for their experience, my husband finds getting older beautiful. He thinks it's great."

ABC's new Wednesday night schedule:

  • "Modern Family" at 9 p.m.
  • "Cougar Town" at 9:30 p.m.
  • "Eastwick" at 10 p.m.

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