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The Middle

A middle-class family tries to keep its collective head above water. 

Cast:
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie Mcdermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Chris Kattan

Crew:
Eileen Heisler (Executive Producer), Deann Heline (Executive Producer), Eileen Heisler (Writer), Deann Heline (Writer), Eileen Heisler (Director), Rich Dahm (Writer), Lee Shallat chemel (Director), Roy Brown (Writer), Blake Evans (Director), Tim Hobert (Writer), Danny Salles (Director), Jana Hunter (Writer), Mitch Hunter (Writer), Melissa Kosar (Director), Ilana Wernick (Writer), Katy Ballard (Writer), Phil Traill (Director), Robin Shorr (Writer), Clare Kilner (Director), Elliot Hegarty (Director), David Rosenthal (Writer), Ben Adams (Writer), John Putch (Director), Julie anne Robinson (Director), Alex Hardcastle (Director), Michael Saltzman (Writer), Stacey Pulwer (Writer), Vijal Patel (Writer), Jack Burditt (Writer), Eyal Gordin (Director), Ken Whittingham (Director), Rob Ulin (Writer), Adam Davidson (Director), Barnet Kellman (Director), Alex Reid (Director), Paul Lazarus (Director), Jamie Babbit (Director), Alex Reid (Writer), Wendey Stanzler (Director), Wendy Stanzler (Director), Bruce Rasmussen (Writer), Chris Koch (Director), Reginald Hudlin (Director), Michael Spiller (Director), Russ Woody (Writer), Gail Mancuso (Director)

9/4/15
09:00 PM
"The Name"  Frankie's sister offers to help at the house while Frankie studies for her finals for dental-assistant school; Axl tries not to act jealous when Cassidy's ex-boyfriend visits.  (Repeat) HALL
9/4/15
09:30 PM
"The Bachelor"  Disappointed with the finale of "The Bachelor," Frankie mopes for days; when Sue joins the school's tennis team, Mike tries to toughen her up by complimenting her opponents during matches; Cassidy and Axl consider the future of their relationship.  (Repeat) HALL
9/4/15
10:00 PM
"Dollar Days"  Frankie has a difficult time describing herself during a job interview; Sue dispenses unwanted advice to Axl and his band mates; Brick joins the Prairie Scouts.  (Repeat) HALL
9/4/15
10:30 PM
"Hallelujah Hoedown"  Frankie tells the kids what she wants for Mother's Day so one of them can clue in Mike; after repeatedly failing the driving test, Sue feels resentful when her friends get their licenses; Axl receives stunning news from Cassidy.  (Repeat) HALL
9/6/15
08:00 AM
"Last Whiff of Summer, Part 2"  Mike accidentally reveals that Axl is his favorite child; Brick tries to grow a giant tomato; Sue encourages her father to participate in a variety of activities with her.  (Repeat) HALL
9/6/15
08:30 AM
"The Second Act"  After being fired from the car dealership and vowing not to take any job that comes her way, Frankie goes to tech school to get a real career; Axl begins his senior year of high school; sophomore Sue mentors a freshman.  (Repeat) HALL
9/7/15
09:00 PM
"From Orson With Love"  Frankie tries to make Sue appear more popular on Facebook; Frankie's dad makes Mike listen to long-winded life stories; Brick and Axl try to create a viral video.  (Repeat) HALL
9/7/15
09:30 PM
"The Ditch"  While dressed in a lab coat for her dental assisting job, Frankie is mistaken for a doctor and receives special treatment; Axl talks Sue into ditching school for the day; Mike and Axl's fishing trip goes awry.  (Repeat) HALL
9/7/15
10:00 PM
"The Graduation"  Tension builds as Frankie tries to plan a graduation party for uncooperative Axl; Sue tries to get her driver's license for a sixth time; Brick must assemble a slide show highlighting the past four years of school.  (Repeat) HALL
9/7/15
10:30 PM
"The Drop Off"  Against Axl's wishes, the whole family takes him to college and helps him move into the dorm; Brick keeps losing his new cell phone.  (Repeat) HALL
The Middle

Premise
In the Heck family, middle-age, middle-class, middle-America mom Frankie Heck (two-time Emmy winner Patricia Heaton) uses a sense of humor to try to steer her family through life's ups and downs as she tackles her career goals. Her unflappable husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), is a manager at the local quarry. Oldest son Axl is an obstinate young man; awkward daughter Sue cannot seem to find her niche -- despite much enthusiasm in her attempts -- and youngest son Brick is an unusual child whose best friend is his backpack.

Current cast
Patricia Heaton as Frankie Heck
Neil Flynn as Mike Heck
Charlie Mcdermott as Axl Heck
Eden Sher as Sue Heck
Atticus Shaffer as Brick Heck

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.