In the Season 8 premiere episode of The Middle, ‘The Core Group’, most of the Heck kids are back at school. Brick (Atticus Shaffer) starts high school and Sue (Eden Sher) returns to college after spending her summer at Dollywood. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) introduces his new girlfriend April to his parents Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn).
April is portrayed by Greer Grammer. In addition to being the daughter of Kelsey Grammer (and makeup stylist Barrie Buckner), Greer is known for her roles on Awkward, (Lissa), Melissa & Joey (McKenna Cederstrom), and in the TV movie Manson’s Lost Girls (Leslie Van Houten), among others. Fun facts about Greer Grammer: She won the titles of Miss Teen Malibu in 2008 and 2009, and Miss Regional California Teen USA in 2011. The Middle airs Tuesdays at 8pm on ABC.