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The Middle

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC3, M-Net, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa, M-Net City, M-Net Family

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Seasons

Season 8

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
ABC 11 Oct 2016 16 May 2017 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 20h30 23
M-Net 23 May 2017 21 Oct 2017 Saturdays, 17h00 - 17h30 23
Vuzu 25 Dec 2017 24 Jan 2018 Weekdays, 19h00 - 19h30 23
Comedy Central Africa 03 Nov 2018 24 Nov 2018 Weekends, 14h15 (quadruple bill) 23


Season 8

The Middle is an American television sitcom created by Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline about a middle-class, Midwestern woman living in the middle of the country and rapidly approaching middle age who has to balance a less-than-successful career as a saleswoman at a car dealership with raising her family.

Forget about athletes, movie stars and politicians. Parents are the real heroes — but Frankie Heck (Patricia Heaton) must be some kind of superhero.

A loving wife and mother of three, she's middle class in the middle of the country and is rapidly approaching middle age.

Frankie and her husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), have lived in Orson, Indiana, their whole lives. A man of few words (every one a zinger), Mike is a manager at the town quarry and Frankie is the third-best used car salesman (out of the three) at the local dealership.

She may not be a high-powered career woman, but when it comes to her family, she'll go to just about any length. And with kids like these, she had better.

There's Axl (Charlie McDermott), her semi-nudist teenage son conceived while under the influence of Guns N' Roses; Sue (Eden Sher), the awkward teenage daughter who fails at everything... but with the utmost of gusto; and their seven-year-old son Brick (Atticus Shaffer), whose best friend is his backpack.

Sometimes it seems like everyone is trying to get to the top, or struggling not to hit bottom, but Frankie and her family will find a lot of love, and a lot of laughs, somewhere in The Middle.

Broadcast Notes

Season 8 originally aired on M-Net on Tuesdays at 18h00. It changed day and time to Saturdays at 17h00 from Episode 16 on 2 September, 2017.


Season 8 Cast

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Frankie Heck

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Mike Heck

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Axl Heck

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Sue Heck

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Brick Heck

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Big Mike

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Nancy Donahue

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Rita Glossner

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Sean Donahue

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Chuck

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Ron Donahue

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Dr. Fulton

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Dr. Ted Goodwin

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Hutch

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Dierdre Peterson

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April

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Brad Bottig

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Female Clerk

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Sheriff Dugan

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Stan Hoister

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Mrs. Roberts

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Dan

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Tom

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Hudson

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Anna Ferguson

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Mort


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