or


[08/19/13 - 10:43 AM]
"The Middle" Begins Airing on ABC Family September 17 at 5PM ET/PT
Plus: look for an eight-hour marathon on Monday, September 16 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm ET/PT.

[via press release from ABC Family]

"THE MIDDLE" BEGINS AIRING ON ABC FAMILY SEPTEMBER 17 AT 5PM ET/PT

Fans and New Viewers Can Catch Up with a Preview Marathon on September 16 from 11am-7pm ET/PT

"The Middle" will begin airing on ABC Family, kicking off with an 8-hour marathon on Monday, September 16 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm ET/PT before settling into its regular timeslot weekdays 5:00 pm ET/PT, starting Tuesday, September 17.

"The Middle" revolves around frazzled mother Frankie Heck (Patricia Heaton), her calming husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), and their three crazy kids: oldest son Axl (Charlie McDermott), an underachiever, socially awkward middle daughter Sue (Eden Sher), and quirky youngest son Brick (Atticus Shaffer). The sitcom is told from Frankie's point of view, as she comments on her life in small-town middle America.

The marathon episodes include:

11:00 AM MID1001 - Pilot - Patricia Heaton stars as a working mother in Middle America.

11:30 AM MID1008 - The Scratch - A social worker visits the Heck household.

12:00 PM MID1010 - Siblings - Frankie vows to make her kids stop fighting.

12:30 PM MID1014 - The Yelling - Frankie makes a deal with her kids to stop yelling.

01:00 PM MID1018 - The Bee - Brick enters the regional spelling bee in Chicago.

01:30 PM MID1024 - Average Rules - Betty White stars as Brick's nemesis, the school librarian.

02:00 PM MID2001 - Back to School - Doris Roberts guest stars on the season premiere.

02:30 PM MID2006 - Foreign Exchange - A foreign exchange student comes to live with the Hecks.

03:00 PM MID2008 - A Birthday Story - Frankie and Mike tell Brick the true story of how he was born.

03:30 PM MID2011 - Taking Back the House - Frankie and Mike decide to regain control of their lives.

04:00 PM MID2016 - Hecks on a Plane - Murphy's Law rules, when the Hecks fly to New York.

04:30 PM MID2019 - The Legacy - Mike punishes Axl by keeping him from playing a final game.

05:00 PM MID3016 - The Concert - Frankie helps Sue get Justin Bieber concert tickets.

05:30 PM MID3017 - The Sit Down - The kids have a "sit down" with Frankie and Mike.

06:00 PM MID4001A - Last Whiff of Summer Part 1 - How the Hecks spent their summer on the season premiere.

06:30 PM MID4002B - Last Whiff of Summer Part 2 - How the Hecks spent their summer on the season premiere.

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy(R) Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features, from rich, fan-centric programming - including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network's hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.





  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)











[01/31/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49, Which Matched Its Highest Result Since Its Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Hits 10-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
The network's reality mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 03:44 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 5 Trailer
The show's 10-episode fifth season kicks off on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," A Unique Hybrid of Comedy, Confession and Life-Saving Information, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.