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'Modern Family' actors suing over contracts

Jul 24, 2012
Five actors from the popular, Emmy award-winning television show say their contracts are illegal under California law.
Winners for Best Television Series, Comedy or Musical 'Modern Family' pose with the trophy at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., January 15, 2012.
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Mid-day Extra: The value of the laugh track

This season's fall TV lineup has seen a re-emergence of the laugh track. But do these sound effects really help ratings?