Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, December 12, 2012"Twenty Years" – As their 20th anniversary approaches, Frankie begins to think that Mike may be tiring of her company and is purposely trying to avoid her. Meanwhile, Sue frantically tries to coax Axl and Brick into helping her set up an anniversary party for their parents, and Brick falls into a non-responsive state when Axl tells him the ending of a book he's been waiting years to read, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 (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 John Cullum as Big Mike and JEN RAY as Nancy Donahue.

"Twenty Years" was written by David S. Rosenthal and directed by Phil Traill.