EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-winning Modern Family writer-producer Jeff Richman has signed a three-year overall deal with the studio behind the hit ABC comedy, 20th Century Fox TV. Under the rich pact, the veteran comedy writer, who has served as a co-executive producer on Modern Family for the past two years, will be upped to executive producer on the Emmy-winning series created/executive produced by Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd. “Steve and Chris have an enormous respect for Jeff who is a great member of the team and contributes a lot,” 20th TV chairman Dana Walden said. “Jeff is a really talented writer and a fantastic guy who is beloved.” (more…)