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The Middle's eighth season continues Tuesday, November 29 on ABC.
Previous Episode: 'Look Who's Not Talking'.
ABC has released the synopsis for the next episode of The Middle, "Look Who's Not Talking", which airs next Tuesday, November 29.
“Look Who’s Not Talking” – Although excited about finding a new discount store that sells oddly shaped fruits and vegetables, Frankie is devastated when Axl refuses to talk to her or even answer her texts after inadvertently admitting how she feels about April in front of him. Meanwhile, Brick develops a new quirky tick in the form of a repetitive phrase and lands in detention, and Brad surprises Sue by coming out for a weekend visit at her college, on “The Middle,” TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
The Middle: Season 7 is available on DVD today from Amazon.com and the Warner Archive.
The three-disc manufactured-on-demand release includes all twenty-four episodes from The Middle's seventh season.
The Middle’s seventh season sees each member of the Heck family breaking out of their comfort zones. Oldest son Axl (Charlie McDermott) begins his junior year, and the business major starts thinking seriously about his future. Daughter Sue (Eden Sher) starts her first year of college at the same campus that Axl attends – much to his disgust – with a new haircut and an even more optimistic outlook. Quirky youngest son Brick (Atticus Shaffer) begins his final year of middle school, and his equally quirky girlfriend, Cindy (Casey Burke), wants to take their romance to the next level – holding hands! Finding themselves facing an emptier nest, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) wonders if her parental duties will ease up while Mike (Neil Flynn) finds himself in a bit of a midlife crisis – shocking everyone by deciding to take some new chances. Could this finally be the year of the Hecks?
ABC has released the synopsis for this year's Thanksgiving episode of The Middle, " Thanksgiving VIII ", which airs Tuesday, November 22.
Thanksgiving VIII – Frankie has come to the conclusion that April is not good enough for Axl and does everything in her power to keep her out of their annual Christmas family photo. But she finds herself vying for Axl’s attention by trying to rearrange timing for the family’s Thanksgiving dinner when she discovers that he plans to go to April’s multiple family get-togethers that day. Meanwhile, Sue goes ballistic when she discovers that Brick will now be her new co-worker at Spudsy’s, on “The Middle,” TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has issued the press release for the November 15 episode of The Middle, "Road Kill".
Road Kill – Frankie and Mike are embarrassed to admit that they once again forgot Brick’s birthday. But their embarrassment turns to fright when they discover that he has turned 15, and it’s time for them to teach their not-so-sure-footed son driver’s ed. But when Axl takes a shot at letting Brick drive his Winnebago, he ends up running down one of Orson’s most treasured landmarks. Meanwhile, while Sue anxiously tries to choose a college major before deadline, she learns a shocking secret from Frankie, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has issued the press release for the Tuesday, November 1 episode of The Middle, "True Grit".
“True Grit” – Sue has had enough of boyfriend Jeremy and wants to break up with him. But not knowing how to do it, she asks Axl for some of his worldly advice. Meanwhile, Brick tries his best to show school spirit and fit in with his fellow high schoolers but is thwarted when best friend Troy gets noticed instead and is drafted by the football team; and Frankie becomes a bit embarrassed when she accidentally purchases some racy graphic underwear, on “The Middle,” TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Halloween VII: The Heckoning - As Halloween approaches, Frankie is taken aback when she discovers that, if the circumstances ever arose where she and Mike got divorced, the kids would all choose to live with Mike. Meanwhile, Sue tries everything in her power to get her room back from Brick, and having to be so nice around girlfriend April all of the time leads Axl to lash out at his family, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has released the synopsis for the second episode of The Middle's upcoming eighth season, "A Tough Pill to Swallow", which airs Tuesday, October 18.
A Tough Pill to Swallow – When a devastated Sue discovers that she has been kicked out of college because she forgot to renew her financial aid, Mike tries to come to her rescue and convince a tough college bursar to reinstate her. Meanwhile, having only taken oral liquid medication all of his life, a frustrated Frankie does everything in her power to teach Brick how to swallow a pill when he gets an ear infection; and Hutch becomes angry with Axl after he keeps driving the Winnebago without permission to Orson to visit new girlfriend April – leaving Hutch without any means of transportation to get to class, on “The Middle,” TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has announced the eighth season premiere of The Middle, "The Core Group", which airs October 11. For its eighth season, The Middle has a new home on Tuesdays at 8/7c.
"The Core Group" - Frankie and Mike are excited to meet April - the love of Axl's life - but discover that love may indeed be blind when April reveals a quirky personality trait. Meanwhile, after getting bit by the acting bug while working at Dollywood over the summer, Sue wants to change her major to theater, and Brick is starting high school and making it his mission to try for a fresh start and not be considered one of the weird kids. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Announcing its fall 2016/17 schedule yesterday at the Upfronts in New York, ABC revealed it is moving The Middle to Tuesday nights for its eighth season.
The show will be leaving its Wednesday night 8/7c time period, which the show has held since its second season, to head up a new two-hour block on Tuesdays.
On Tuesday nights, The Middle will kick the night off at 8/7c, followed by new sitcom American Housewife at 8:30, returning sophomore sitcom Fresh off the Boat at 9/8c, and returning freshman comedy The Real O'Neals at 9:30. Superhero drama Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D rounds off the night at 10/9c.
Over on Wednesday nights, The Goldbergs takes the 8/7c slot, new sitcom Speechless follows at 8:30, Modern Family remains at 9/8c, and black-ish retains the 9:30 time period. New drama Designated Survivor finishes the night off at 10/9c.
ABC's comedy stable is rounded out with Last Man Standing and Dr. Ken on Friday nights at 8/7c and 8:30, respectively.
ABC has released the synopsis for the seventh season finale of The Middle, "The Show Must Go On", which airs Wednesday, May 18.
“The Show Must Go On” – After almost forgetting that Brick’s middle school graduation is only days away, Frankie goes on a mission to right a wrong when Brick discovers that the song he was supposed to sing at the ceremony has been cut. Meanwhile, Sue needs to be at Dollywood to begin her summer job on the same day as Brick’s graduation, and Axl takes a job as a country club counselor and finds himself being mocked by a 10-year-old carbon copy of himself, on the season finale of “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network.
The Middle has already been renewed for an eighth season on ABC which will air this fall.