The Middle
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In 'The Middle: Season 2', the Hecks are Still a Lot Like Your Family -- Only Funnier | 25 Sep 2011 // 4:59 PM

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

'The Middle: Season 1' Veers From the Middle of the Road | 13 Sep 2010 // 4:59 PM

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

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If they set a TV series in Minnesota, will it play in Peoria? | 26 Apr 2010 // 4:31 AM

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

Network television is tuned in to families these days | 31 Mar 2010 // 1:05 AM

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

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