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The Middle (season 8)

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Country of origin  United States
Original network  ABC
No. of episodes  17
Original release  October 11, 2016 (2016-10-11) – present

The eighth season of the television comedy series The Middle began airing on October 11, 2016, on ABC in the United States. It is produced by Blackie and Blondie Productions and Warner Bros. Television with series creators DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler as executive producers. The season will contain twenty three episodes.


The show is about a working-class family led by Frances "Frankie" Heck (Patricia Heaton), a middle-aged Midwestern woman married to Michael "Mike" Heck (Neil Flynn), who reside in the small fictional town of Orson, Indiana. They are the parents of three children, Axl (Charlie McDermott), Sue (Eden Sher), and Brick (Atticus Shaffer).

Main cast

  • Patricia Heaton as Frankie Heck
  • Neil Flynn as Mike Heck
  • Charlie McDermott as Axl Heck
  • Eden Sher as Sue Heck
  • Atticus Shaffer as Brick Heck
  • Recurring

  • Alphonso McAuley as Charles "Hutch" Hutchinson, Axl's teammate, best friend, and college roommate.
  • Tommy Bechtold as Kenny, Axl and Hutch's friend and roommate.
  • Greer Grammer as April, Axl's cute but dimwitted girlfriend whom he met over the summer. They briefly married before getting an annulment. They remain a couple until breaking up in the episode "Exes and Ohhhs".
  • Casey Burke as Cindy, Brick's quirky girlfriend.
  • Will Green as Jeremy, Sue's boyfriend for a brief time. They break up in "True Grit."
  • Jen Ray as Nancy Donahue, the Hecks' neighbor and Frankie's best friend.
  • Sean O'Bryan as Ron Donahue, Nancy's husband and a friend of the Hecks.
  • Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, Axl's best friend from high school.
  • Pat Finn as Bill Norwood, a friend and neighbor of the Hecks.
  • Julie Brown as Paula Norwood, Frankie's neighbor and friend.
  • Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig, Sue's best friend.
  • Jovan Armand as Troy, Brick's classmate and friend.
  • Daniela Bobadilla as Lexie, Sue's college roommate and friend.
  • Emily Rutherfurd as Dierdre Peterson, the Hecks' neighbor who has four children.
  • Keaton Savage as Tyler, the guy who drives the safe ride cart on the East Indiana State campus. He becomes Sue's love interest.
  • Guest

  • Dave Foley as Dr. Chuck Fulton
  • Brooke Shields as Rita Glossner
  • Norm Macdonald as Rusty Heck
  • Marsha Mason as Pat Spence, Frankie's mother
  • John Cullum as "Big Mike" Heck, Mike's father
  • Jack McBrayer as Dr. Ted Goodwin
  • Gia Mantegna as Devin Levin
  • Galadriel Stineman as Cassidy Finch
  • Katlin Mastandrea as "Weird Ashley" Wyman
  • References

    The Middle (season 8) Wikipedia

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