The Middle is an American Sitcom that airs ABC. It debuted on September 30, 2009 and since then aired 168 episodes in its first seven seasons. Originally part of ABC’s Wednesday comedy block, its eight season will see the show anchor the new Tuesday comedy block by airing at 8/7c.
The Middle chronicles the daily life of the Hecks. The family is middle-class living in Middle America specifically in the fictional town of Orson, Indiana. The parents, Frankie and Mike, are both middle-aged earning average incomes. They are the parents of three children, Axl, Sue and Brick.