Not typical photos of the 'Modern Family' cast

Posted at 9:42 PM, Sep 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-17 21:42:17-04

News about the cast of Modern Family trended Thursday as photos surfaced of the actors posing as characters from other popular television shows were shared, reposted and republished by news websites and on social platforms.

The photos, taken by The Hollywood Reporter, show Sofia Vergara as Peg Bundy and Julie Bowen as Mary Tyler Moore -- just to reference a couple.

The photo shoot was part of The Hollywood Reporter's Hollywood's 100 Favorite TV Shows project. (view here)

Modern Family returns to ABC for a seventh season on Wednesday, September 23 at 9 p.m. ET