'The Middle' Star Patricia Heaton Books New CBS Sitcom 'Carol's Second Act'
Deadline.com reported CBS has given the show a series commitment.
Enjoy some last laughs before the series ends for good May 22.
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 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.
By Karen Butler
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.