VIDEO: 'The Middle' first look

Themiddle_290 Patricia Heaton returns to television in another mother role -- this time as the mom of a middle-class Indiana family. She's joined by "Scrubs" mainstay Neil Flynn.

With the recession, it looks as if ABC is keeping it all about family. Nothing wrong with that, but if everyone is doing it, how does one stand out from the pack? Maybe by resembling a longtime hit show like "Malcolm in the Middle?" Perhaps...but make your own judgement call on "The Middle." Here's a sneak peek...

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