The Middle

A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior.

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ABC Extends the Final Season of The Middle

The final season of The Middle will last a little longer than expected. ABC has ordered two additional episodes of the family comedy, bringing Season 9 to 24 total episodes. Phew, that will put that difficult goodbye off for at least an hour's worth… Read more

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Eyes Wide Open Season 9, Episode 8 Nov 21, 2017 Subscription

Axl visits his old college roommate in Chicago.

Thanksgiving IX Season 9, Episode 7 Nov 14, 2017 Subscription

The Hecks' Thanksgiving road trip goes awry.

The Setup Season 9, Episode 6 Nov 7, 2017 Subscription

Frankie's mom gets sick and stays with the Hecks.

Role of a Lifetime Season 9, Episode 5 Oct 31, 2017 Subscription

Sue declares herself no longer the family pushover.

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The Setup Trailer
01:27 — Frankie is tasked with being at her mom Pat's beck and call when she has to stay for a few days at the Heck house after coming down with an ailment. M (more…)
Sean Saves the Day
01:06 — Sean evicts Sue's professor from her apartment.
Frankie Wants the Truth
01:02 — Frankie wants Nancy Donahue to be honest with her.
Sean and Sue Rescue Each Other
01:27 — Sean reminds Sue about the time she rescued him.

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Tue Nov 28 11:00am
Christmas(Season 1, Episode 10) FREFM

Frankie rehearses for a choir solo for her church's Christmas midnight mass, and Mike's handling of the family yuletide preparations makes her jealous. Meanwhile, Brick has a problem, and Frankie and Mike try to help him overcome it and get into the holida (more…)

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Tue Nov 28 11:30am
A Simple Christmas(Season 2, Episode 10) FREFM

Frankie's parents Tag (Jerry Van Dyke) and Pat (Marsha Mason) visit for Christmas, which doesn't thrill Mike, and they clash with the Hecks over Frankie's idea on how to celebrate the holiday---sans gifts.

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Tue Nov 28 8:00pm
Vive La Hecks(Season 9, Episode 1) ABC

In the ninth-season opener, Axl returns from Europe with a new, relaxed outlook on life, but Mike wants him to look for a job. Meanwhile, Sue tries to catch up on some summer fun; and Brick wants to break up with Cindy.

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The Middle Cast Reflects on the Show's Legacy

The comedy series' upcoming ninth season will be its last

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The Middle Creators Explain Their Decision to End the Show

And tease an extra long series finale

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The Middle Is Ending After 9 Seasons

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Patricia Heaton, Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer, Eden Sher and Neil Flynn, <em>The Middle</em>
The Middle Renewed for Season 9

ABC's dependable family comedy gets an early renewal

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  • Premiered: September 30, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior. (more)

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