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

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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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.
Season 9
In the ninth and final season, Frankie and Mike had hoped to find themselves with an emptier nest, but with Axl now back at home, they find that hope (more…)

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Tue Nov 21 8:00pm
Eyes Wide OpenNew(Season 9, Episode 8) ABC

Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue's excitement over having (more…)

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Wed Nov 22 11:00am
Thanksgiving V(Season 5, Episode 7) FREFM

Some unexpected guests show up on Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Tag tells Mike about his online-gambling losses; Axl dreads informing his parents that he dropped out of three college classes; and Sue hides something about her recent shopping adventure.

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Wed Nov 22 11:30am
Thanksgiving VI(Season 6, Episode 7) FREFM

The Hecks go to a restaurant buffet for Thanksgiving dinner. However, the meal doesn't go well because Sue suspects that Mike dislikes Darrin, Brick invites his unconventional girlfriend and Frankie makes Axl bring a date he doesn't even know.

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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

The upcoming season will be its last

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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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