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STEVEN LEVITAN, creator and executive producer
"Modern Family" co-creator and executive producer Steven Levitan has been making television comedies for more than 20 years. His credits include "Wings," "Frasier," "The Larry Sanders Show," "Just Shoot Me" (creator) and "Greg the Bunny," as well as several shows he'd like you to forget.
A Chicago native and graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (the 'Harvard of Southwestern Wisconsin'), Levitan's honors include five Emmy Awards, five Writers Guild Awards, two Humanitas Prizes, a Peabody Award, three Producers Guild Awards, a Comedy Writer of the Year Award, three AFI awards, two Television Critics Awards and a DGA and Emmy nomination for directing.
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, creator and executive producer
Nine-time Emmy Award winner Christopher Lloyd is best known for his work on the hit comedy "Frasier," where he served as executive producer/showrunner for eight seasons. During his tenure the sitcom won five consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, securing its place in television history as the only show to achieve that feat.
Lloyd has been a successful television comedy writer and producer for the past 25 years. He began his career working on the first four seasons of "The Golden Girls," and went on to produce the long-running comedy "Wings." More recently he co-created and executive-produced the comedies "Out of Practice" for CBS and "Back to You" for FOX. In addition to his Emmy Awards, he is the recipient of four Writers Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a number of other honors. The tremendous success of the first three seasons of "Modern Family" has led to a prestigious Peabody Award, a Humanitas Prize, three Emmy Awards, two TCA Awards, two SAG Awards, four Writers Guild Awards and a Producers Guild Award.
A native of Connecticut, Lloyd lives in Los Angeles with his wife, writer/producer/actress Arleen Sorkin, and their two sons, Eli and Owen.