`Modern Family' gives iPad pre-debut starring role
ABC's "Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay, Rico Rodriguez as Manny, Sofia Vergara as Gloria, Nolan Gould as Luke, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ariel Winter as Alex, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell and Eric Stonestreet as Cameron. ((ABC/BOB D'AMICO))
April 1, 2010 8:47:55 PM PDT
By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - April 1, 2010 --
The iPad snagged a starring role in an episode of "Modern Family" on the brink of the tablet computer's retail debut.