ABC renews The Middle for fifth season Posted May 11 2013

ABC renews The Middle for fifth season

ABC has renewed The Middle for a fifth season, according to various media reports. The network has not officially confirmed the renewal, though the news does not come as a surprise.

Though the show has often seemed to miss the attention of critics, The Middle has garnered solid ratings as the lead-in to the network's popular Wednesday night two-hour comedy block.

Joining The Middle in being renewed the show's Wednesday night stablemates, The Neighbours, Suburgatory and Modern Family. ABC has also reportedly renewed Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, Revenge, Once Upon a Time, Castle, Nashville and Friday night sitcom Last Man Standing.

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