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Stan Lee will play a “big role” in an upcoming episode of ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel comics icon/AoS EP has confirmed …READ MORE


Quotes of the Week: Best Zingers From Coven, The Middle, Blacklist, NCIS: LA and More

Quotes of the Week

Television: You reference it more than a proud papa quotes his adorable toddler — or at least you come pretty darn close! READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


Ratings: CBS Holds Steady Versus World Series, Super Fun Night Flat, Arrow Dips, SVU Drops

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CBS’ Wednesday crime dramas failed to get beaned by Fox’s World Series coverage.

Opening the Eye’s night, Survivor — with 9.4 million total viewers and a series-low 2.3 rating, per finals — shed some eyeballs but was flat in the demo as Game 1 was just getting underway. Criminal Minds …READ MORE


Exclusive: The Middle's Neil Flynn Wrestles Role In Fox's New Chris Meloni Comedy Surviving Jack

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Leave it to Bill Lawrence to get rival networks to make peace, not war.

The überproducer has successfully lobbied ABC to let The Middle‘s Neil Flynn moonlight on his new Fox comedy Surviving Jack …READ MORE


The Middle Exclusive: Rachel Dratch Cast as Brick's Middle-School Principal

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Brick Heck’s middle-school experience just got a whole lot wackier.

TVLine has learned exclusively that The Middle has cast funnywoman Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock) in the role of the youngest Heck child’s new principal, and it sounds like …READ MORE


Finale Ratings: The Middle Holds Steady, Modern Family, SVU and Criminal Minds Down Vs. 2012

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Season 4 of ABC’s Critics Choice Award-nominated The Middle graduated with honors on Wednesday, drawing 7.5 million total viewers — the sitcom’s most watched finale in three years — while matching last year’s demo rating of 2.0. Week-to-week, The Middle inched up a tenth.

Elsewhere on ABC, Modern Family‘s season ender did …READ MORE


The Middle Exclusive: Happy Days' Marion Ross Cast As Brick's [Spoiler]

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It’ll be a case of “hello grey sky, goodbye blue” for Atticus Shaffer’s Brick Heck during The Middle‘s Season 4 finale.

Happy Days vet Marion Ross has been cast in the season finale of ABC’s Wednesday-night comedy as …READ MORE


Eden Sher Previews Middle Romance Obstacle, Weighs In on Possible De-Geeking of Sue

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Finally, The Middle’s indefatigably optimistic Sue has snagged a boyfriend with some staying power — big brother Axl’s pal, Darrin. There’s just one problem — he’s big brother Axl’s pal, Darrin! And the wannabe rock star’s objections to the pairing only get louder when his sib starts interfering in his band, Axl and the Ax Men! READ MORE


Exclusive: ABC's The Middle Recruits 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer for Toothsome Arc

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Here’s a reason to show off your pearly whites with glee: Jack McBrayer is about to hang out with the Hecks.

In his first role since wrapping 30 Rock last month, McBrayer will play a dentist who hires The Middles Frankie as his hygienist, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE


Exclusive The Middle First Look: The Hecks Give Thanks With America's Heroes — 'Two of 'Em!'

THE MIDDLE - "Thanksgiving IV" - Frankie tries to do a good deed for Thanksgiving by inviting a couple of Marines to celebrate the holiday with her family. But with Frankie's parents, Pat and Tag (Marsha Mason and Jerry Van Dyke), constantly bickering, the good deed may not go unpunished. Meanwhile, while Axl grapples with his growing feelings for tutor Cassidy, he receives the good news that his foot is healed and he can play in the big game; Sue tries to track down the thief who has stolen the chicken head off of her school mascot uniform; and Brick becomes mesmerized by a book on the making of the film "Love Story," on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/MICHAEL ANSELL)
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The Hecks celebrate Thanksgiving in this Wednesday’s The Middle (ABC, 8/7c), and a pair of U.S. Marines are on hand to witness the family’s cornucopia of craziness. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO