The Middle has tapped comedienne Rachel Dratch (SNL/30 Rock) to play an authority figure on it’s upcoming fifth season.
Dratch will be introduced as the youngest Heck child’s new principal, TV Line has learned.
EP DeAnn Heline has previewed Dratch’ upcoming arc, read more spoilers below:
“It’s a really fun story, and she’s got a really fun character to play. [Incoming sixth-grader] Brick hasn’t been going to classes; he gets a little confused. Middle-school prinicipal has to be the worst job in the world, so she’s over it.”
‘The Middle’ returns on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7/8c on ABC.