ABC Mulling ‘Modern Family’ Spinoff

by | September 27, 2013 at 9:10 PM | Modern Family

Rob Riggle (Getty Images Entertainment)


ABC hit comedy “Modern Family” may soon have a sibling.

The series, which just won yet another Emmy for best series, may soon have a spinoff, according to Deadline. The report states that one idea being discussed for the (potential) new series would be a show the focuses on “Modern Family” guest star Rob Riggle and his character Gil Thorpe. On the show, Thorpe is Southern California’s most successful real estate agent and the arch-rival of Phil Dunphy, who happened to employ Phil’s wife Claire for a short period of time.

Riggle is a regular on “Funny or Die” and has also been seen in movies such as “The Hangover” and “Step Brothers.” He was also a correspondent for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”