Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Today, January 16, 2013

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Today, January 16, 2013 "Life Skills" - Axl is shocked to discover that he and Sue are enrolled in the same Life Skills class. And things only get worse for the Ax-Man when he is assigned to work with his sister on a big class project. Meanwhile Brick's school therapist, Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley), tries to teach him how to reach out to his fellow students in order to make some friends; and Frankie and Mike find themselves dealing with an unreasonable insurance company after they discover a tree branch has fallen and broken the windshield of Frankie's car, on "The Middle," TONIGHT, JANUARY 16 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue and Atticus Shaffer as Brick.

Guest starring are Dave Foley as Dr. Fulton, Gina Hecht as Ms. Schaefer, Dierk Torsek as Reverend Hayver, Bill Chott as Wendell, French Stewart as Principal Cameron, E.J. Callahan as Mr. Flurry, Mary Kate Wiles as Beth, Daniel Stewart as Steve, Victoria Park as Connie, Karan Soni as Vijal and Julia Max as Erica.

"Life Skills" was written by Roy Brown and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.