Nathan Fillion & Martin Short To Guest On MODERN FAMILY

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Modern Family has lined up a couple of high profile guest stars for season 8 with the casting of Nathan Fillion and Martin Short.

UNITED STATES - JULY 22:  CASTLE - Nathan Fillion stars as Rick Castle on ABC's "Castle."  (Photo by Michael Desmond/ABC via Getty Images)


Executive Producer Steve Levitan made the announcement at the Television Critics summer press tour during a panel with other showrunners.

Fillion will play Rainer Shine, a local weatherman who becomes entangled with the Dunphy family. Short will guest star in episode two of the upcoming season as promotional maven Merv Schechter.