Primetime Emmy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Thursday, July 14, 2011

2 of 24: Eric Stonestreet of 'Modern Family' on being nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series:

'I am so proud for the show, I am so proud for the cast, and I am truly humbled and honored to be nominated once again. This is a special moment to be part of something as universally appreciated as the show is, and it's a testament to our writers, cast and crew. Its times like this I wish my dog had language skills so he truly knew how important his master is,' the actor said in a statement obtained by

This is Stonestreet's second Emmy nomination. He was nominated and won last year in the Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series for his work on 'Modern Family.'

(Pictured: Eric Stonestreet in a promotional still for 'Modern Family') ( Photo / ABC/Bob D'Amico)