'Halloween VII: The Heckoning' - Season 8, Episode 3
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.
Air Date: October 25th at 8/7c on ABC.
Last Episode: 'A Tough Pill to Swallow'.
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.
ABC has released the synopsis for the May 11 episode of The Middle, "Find My Hecks", the penultimate episode of the season.
“Find My Hecks” – Now that summer vacation has begun for Sue and Axl, and they are both back at home, Frankie and Mike attempt to set a curfew for them after they end up coming home from a party at 2 a.m. But after arguing that they don’t have a curfew while away at college and won’t abide by the rule, Frankie comes up with an idea that will clandestinely let her know where both of them are at all times. Meanwhile, as middle school graduation nears, Brick desperately tries to discover who he’s up against for class valedictorian, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
As we approach the end of The Middle's seventh season, remember not to worry as The Middle has already been renewed by ABC for an eighth season.
"Not Mother's Day" - After enduring year after year of botched Mother's Days, Frankie declares that the family gets to take a pass on doing anything at all for her this year. But after a man offers to buy Frankie's groceries at the market when she discovers that she forgot her wallet - and tells her to pay the kindly gesture forward - she decides to have the family pull each other's names out of a hat and do something nice for that person, which doesn't go as smoothly as planned, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has released the synopsis for the next episode of The Middle, "The Lanai", which airs Wednesday, April 27.
“The Lanai” – Frankie is excited to lay out and relax on her new backyard lanai – aka patio – that Mike and his workmates built for her. But peace and serenity become hard to come by when new neighbors, with three screaming kids, move in next door and make it next to impossible for Frankie to find some quiet time. Meanwhile, Brick questions Mike as to whether his workmates helped build The Lanai because they are his friends, or because he’s their boss; Sue and Lexie draw a winning number in the dorm lottery and score the perfect room but find it difficult to kick out its current occupants; and Axl and Hutch open up a grilled cheese food truck out of their Winnebago, with a reluctant Kenny as their chef, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC has released the synopsis for the April 13 episode of The Middle, "Survey Says...".
"Survey Says..." - Frankie is thrilled when Sue invites her for lunch at the college. But lunch becomes awkward when Sue brings her new boyfriend along – Jeremy, the school activist – and the two of them begin bombarding Frankie with everything she and the world, in general, are doing wrong. Meanwhile, Axl informs a very disappointed Mike that he wants to quit football, and Brick overly obsesses over filling out a satisfaction survey after ordering some graph paper online.