'The Middle' Star Patricia Heaton Books New CBS Sitcom 'Carol's Second Act'

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The Middle and Everybody Loves Raymond actress Patricia Heaton is to star in Carol's Second Act, a new sitcom from the creators of Trophy Wife.

Deadline.com reported CBS has given the show a series commitment.

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Heaton, a three-time Emmy winner, is also executive producing the comedy about a retired teacher and mother of adult children who heads back to school to become a doctor, The Hollywood Reporter said.

THE MIDDLE - "a heck of a ride" (ABC/Michael Ansell) EDEN SHER, NEIL FLYNN, PATRICIA HEATON, CHARLIE MCDERMOTT, ATTICUS SHAFFER

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The Middle wrapped up its nine-season run in May. Eden Sher — who played Heaton's TV daughter Sue on the show — has signed on to star in a spinoff, tentatively called Sue Sue in the City.

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