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Sunday, September 25 2011

In 'The Middle: Season 2', the Hecks are Still a Lot Like Your Family -- Only Funnier

Frankie and Mike Heck are still middle class, middle-of-the-country, middle-aged folks. Theirs is the all-American family. They're dysfunctional.

Monday, September 13 2010

'The Middle: Season 1' Veers From the Middle of the Road

Although it deals with an average, middle-class, middle-American family, The Middle isn't your average family sitcom.


Monday, April 26 2010

If they set a TV series in Minnesota, will it play in Peoria?

MINNEAPOLIS — Mary Richards convinced a generation of young female viewers that they could make it after all. Unfortunately, she couldn't convince TV executives to make

Wednesday, March 31 2010

Network television is tuned in to families these days

For a while there, it looked like family television was dead. In answer to the hard-R rating of cable, both network dramas and comedies became

Monday, February 22 2010

Quirky 'Modern Family' has the right formula

LOS ANGELES — ABC took a major gamble in September when it opted to launch four new half-hour comedies as a two-hour package on Wednesday nights.

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