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.

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Next on TV

Latest NewsSee all »

Eris Baker and Sterling K. Brown, <em>This Is Us</em>

The State of the Union Is Bumping This Is Us and These Other Shows

President Donald Trump is giving his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, which means the networks' regular programming will be disrupted to accommodate coverage of the speech. He'll be blaming a lot on the Democrats, but messing up your D… Read more

Latest Full EpisodesSee all »

Mommapalooza Season 9, Episode 13 Jan 16, 2018 Paid

Frankie decides that she needs to find something new that she’s passionate about – life’s third act - and Reverend TimTom (recurring guest star Paul Hipp) offers the perfect solution. Meanwhile, tired of hearing Sue and Brick argue because of the giant hole between their bedroom walls, Mike orders them to fix it; and after Axl refuses to let rich girlfriend Lexie pay for some extravagant outings, Lexie finds a way to fool him into thinking he’s becoming lucky when money and other high priced items suddenly make their way into his hands.

The Other Man Season 9, Episode 12 Jan 9, 2018 Subscription

Axl bonds with Mike, leaving Frankie feeling ignored.

New Year's Revelations Season 9, Episode 11 Jan 2, 2018 Paid

Sue isn't sure if her kiss with Sean was real or a fluke, while Mike, Axl and Brick are shocked to discover what Big Mike (JOHN CULLUM) has planned on a mysterious road trip.

Video ClipsSee all »

Frankie's Family Toast
01:19 — Frankie pulls the family to the kitchen in order to deliver a toast.
The Reason Frankie Needs a Maid
01:18 — Frankie explains why she's just one maid away from a clean house.
Frankie Justifies Her Underwear Choices
01:40 — Frankie proves a point after attempting to return her garment.
Mike Gives Axl a Pep Talk
02:41 — Axl has given up on his career before Mike gives him a pep talk.

Watch See all »

Wed Feb 21 1:30pm
The Yelling(Season 1, Episode 14) FREFM

Frankie agrees to stop yelling at her kids if they do their schoolwork and chores, and Mike gets a night job delivering snack cakes with Bob.

I’ll Watch111 Watching
Wed Feb 21 2:00pm
Valentine's Day(Season 1, Episode 15) FREFM

With the kids out of the house for the night, Frankie and Mike make grand plans for a romantic evening at home alone for Valentine's Day.

I’ll Watch156 Watching
Wed Feb 21 2:30pm
The Bee(Season 1, Episode 16) FREFM

The Hecks hope Brick's spelling prowess will put him on the fast track to the orthographic hall of fame, but all the fuss over the upcoming regional bee in Chicago causes Frankie and Mike to overlook Sue's birthday.

I’ll Watch139 Watching

More NewsSee all »

Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn, <em>The Middle</em>
How ABC Is Planning for a Comedy Future Without The Middle and Modern Family

ABC boss Channing Dungey weighs in on what's next

<em>The Mayor</em>
ABC's Boss on Why The Mayor and Ten Days in the Valley Failed

And what the future of Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is

Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Neil Flynn and Patricia Heaton, <em>The Middle</em>
ABC Extends the Final Season of The Middle

The Hecks will say goodbye later than we thought

Neil Flynn and Patricia Heaton, <em>The Middle</em>
The Middle Cast Reflects on the Show's Legacy

The comedy series' upcoming ninth season will be its last

Patricia Heaton, Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer, Eden Sher and Neil Flynn; The Middle
The Middle Creators Explain Their Decision to End the Show

And tease an extra long series finale

<p>Watchlist ranking: 86</p><p>Netflix's<em> Stranger Things </em>is probably the buzziest Indiana-set series, but this long-running Hoosier comedy (since 2009) is the most verifiably popular.</p>
The Middle Is Ending After 9 Seasons

The upcoming season will be its last

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »