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The Middle Season 4 Episode 15 “Winners and Losers”

The Middle  Season 4 Episode 15 "Winners and Losers" airs Wednesday, Feb 20 (8:00-8:30p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network . Episode Synopsis : As Frankie prepares for her upcoming annual tradition of watching the Oscars onTV , she becomes concerned when Brick informs her that he’s taking a three-day school bus trip  to Chicago, and she worries that his unique quirkiness could lead him to become separated from the group. Meanwhile, Sue wants to find out if Axl’s friend, Darrin, has feelings for her, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE...

The Middle Season 4 Episode 14 “Valentine’s Day IV”

The Middle  "Valentine’s Day IV" Season 4  Episode  14 airs Wednesday, Feb 13 (8:00-8:30p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Episode Synopsis : As Valentine’s Day approaches, Axl takes Boss Co., with partners Sean and Darrin, to the next level by offering their services to help guys break up with their girlfriends . Meanwhile, Brick becomes upset with Frankie when he discovers that she has thrown out all of the school artwork he has made over the years, Sue is thrilled when ex-boyfriend Matt invites her to the school’s Valentine’s Day dance, and Mike accidentally sends a romantic text meant for Frankie to a co-worker at the quarry, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE...

The Middle Season 4 Episode 13 “The Smile”

The Middle  "The Smile" Season 4 Episode  13 airs Wednesday, Feb 6 (8:00-8:30p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Episode Synopsis : While other kids begin receiving college acceptance letters and Axl still hasn’t, Frankie and Mike begin to worry that their son’s chances for a sports scholarship have passed  him by. Meanwhile, Sue is determined to prove that smiling is contagious as a hypothesis for a school  science project , and a relentless Brick begins pestering his parents for an iPad, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.JANUARY 31 (9:00-10:02 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE...

The Middle Season 4 Episode 12 “The Friend”

The Middle  "The Friend" Season 4 Episode 12  airs Wednesday, Jan 23, 2012 (8:00-8:30p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Episode Synopsis : Mike is upset with Frankie when he discovers that she set him up on an adult playdate with a new neighbor who shares the same interests. Meanwhile, when the school cheerleaders announce that they’re taking over cheering for the wrestlers – thus putting Sue and her Wrestlerettes out of business – a determined Sue demands a cheer off; and Brick makes a lovesick Axl begin to question whether he’s intellectually stimulating enough for his smart, new girlfriend, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE...

'The Middle' and 'The Neighbors' Grow Against 'American Idol'

ABC ranked #2 on Wednesday night in Adults 18-49 to a 2-hour Idol-driven Fox.

TV ratings: 'American Idol' down Wednesday but FOX still wins big

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013"American Idol" dropped off some Wednesday from its premiere, losing almost 2 million viewers and six tenths of a point in the 18-49 demographic compared to last week. FOX still dominated the night, however, as no one else mounted much of a challenge.Elsewhere, "CSI" scored a season high in adults 18-49. "Modern Family" was down slightly for ABC, but "The Middle" improved, helping the network hold pretty steady with last week.FOX brought in 16 million viewers and a 9.3 rating/14 share in households for the night, down from 17.9 million viewers last Wednesday. CBS (10 million, 6.4/10) was the best of the rest. ABC came in third with 7.15 million viewers and a 4.5/7. The CW (2.61 million, 1.6/2) edged a night of repeats on NBC (2.5 million, 1.8/3) for fourth place.In the adults 18-49 demo, FOX's 5.4 rating was far and away the night's best. ABC and...

Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Middle" Co-Stars Patricia Heaton & Neil Flynn

ABC's hit comedy continues its fourth season tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

The Middle Season 4 Episode 11 “One Kid at a Time”

The Middle  "One Kid at a Time" Season 4 Episode 11  airs Wednesday, Jan 16, 2012 (8:00-8:30p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network . Episode Synopsis : Feeling guilty over not being able to spend enough quality time with each of their kids, Frankie and Mike decide to dedicate each day of a three-day weekend to  one of their offspring. Unexpected revelations emerge when Axl takes them to a paintball range, Sue talks them into an exhausting itinerary consisting of 17 separate activities, and Brick tries to bring them to a "Planet Nowhere" sci-fi book convention, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE...

'The Middle' Will Gladly Take Longetivity Over Awards

ABC's "The Middle" doesn't get the recognition, ratings or Emmy Awards that "Modern Family" does, but the cast and creators are fine with cruising under the radar if they can continue producing more episodes. "I say slow and steady wins the race," series star Neil Flynn rationalized at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour.

'The Middle' Cast, Creators Don't Mind Being Called 'Underappreciated'

We "have a drink every time a critic says 'underrated,'" executive producer DeAnn Heline said at TCA.