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Patricia Heaton Shifts Gears in New Hallmark Holiday Film ‘The Christmas Heart’

Patricia Heaton is one of America’s favorite TV moms from her roles as Debra Barone on “Everybody Loves Raymond” to the more current Frankie Heck on “The Middle.” But she took on a completely different role for the upcoming Hallmark Channel movie, “The Christmas Heart,” premiering Dec. 2 with an encore airing on Friday, Dec. […]

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Ed Asner in "The Middle" (Richard Foreman/ABC)

Ed Asner on ‘The Middle,’ Older Actors and Reuniting With Betty White

Tonight, TV legend Ed Asner — best known for playing gruff newsman Lou Grant in the “Mary Tyler Moore” show and later in the drama “Lou Grant” — will be “inundating” viewers, in his words, on two hit sitcoms. First, on ABC’s “The Middle,” he plays the old saw editor of the local paper who […]

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Neil Flynn in "The Middle" (Richard Foreman/ABC)

‘The Middle’: Neil Flynn on Acting With the Kids and the Volkswagen Episode

In his third year as Mike, the patriarch of the Heck family on ABC’s “The Middle,” Neil Flynn has played the rock that anchors all of the craziness that buzzes around Indiana’s funniest family. After eight years as the off-kilter Janitor on “Scrubs”, a role where he improvised much of his dialogue, he plays a […]

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Heaton: Romano Crashes ‘Middle’ Honeymoon in ‘Raymond’ Reunion

Seems like old times! One of TV’s favorite sitcom couples – Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton – are reunited on Wednesday’s season premiere of “The Middle” (ABC, 8/7c). Romano, whose drama “Men of A Certain Age” was sent to the woodshed last month, is a special guest star on the hour-long episode. “We flash back […]

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