ABC has passed on moving forward with the proposed spinoff of family comedy “The Middle” revolving around Eden Sher’s Sue Heck character.
ABC shot a pilot and had been developing “Sue in the City” as a potential followup to Warner Bros. TV’s “The Middle,” which wrapped its nine-season run earlier this year. The spinoff was penned by “Middle” creators DeAnne Heline and Eileen Heisler.
Sher’s character was a fan-favorite. “Sue in the City” was set to follow her adventures as a young adult after leaving her small fictional town of Orson, Ind., where “Middle” was set, for a new life in Chicago.
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