“The Middle” spinoff ordered to pilot at ABC

The popular series
portraying a “neither
high nor low” class
family is getting a
Chicago-based spinoff
featuring Sue Heck

ABC has officially ordered the long-discussed “The Middle” spinoff to pilot.

Led by Eden Sher, the untitled comedy will follow the twentysomething adventures of eternal optimist Sue Heck as she leaves the small town of Orson to navigate the ups and downs of a career and young adulthood in the big city of Chicago.

“The Middle” creators Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline will write and executive produce the pilot, which hails from the duo’s Blackie and Blondie Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

ABC has officially ordered the long-discussed The Middle spinoff to pilot.