FRANKIE THINKS MIKE MAY BE DOING A BETTER JOB OF ORGANIZING THE HECK
FAMILY CHRISTMAS THAN SHE WOULD HAVE DONE, WHILE SHE FOCUSES ON
REHEARSING FOR A SOLO IN THE CHURCH'S MIDNIGHT MASS, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Christmas" � While Frankie focuses on rehearsing for a solo in her church's midnight Christmas mass, Mike takes over handling the chores of setting up the Heck family Christmas. But Frankie becomes a bit jealous when it seems that Mike is doing a better job at organizing the holiday then she would have done. Meanwhile, Frankie and Mike try to help Brick overcome a problem in order to get into the holiday spirit, on "The Middle," THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 12/9/09)
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue, Atticus Shaffer as Brick and Chris Kattan as Bob.
Guest starring are J. Brock Ciarelli as Brad Bottig, Dierk Torsek as reverend, Donovan Scott as Santa, Charles Dougherty as choir director and Joseph Whipp as Mike's boss.
"Christmas" was written by Roy Brown and directed by Reginald Hudlin.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com