The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran for one season in 2008.Originally confirmed for an initial 13 episodes, the order was reduced to a 12-episode season due to low ratings. In February 2009, a comic book based on the unproduced 13th episode was announced, confirming the series' cancellation. Billed as a "series finale", The Middleman – The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse was released in July 2009. The complete series DVD set was released by Shout! Factory on July 28, 2009.The Middleman featuring Matt Keeslar and Mary Pat Gleason has one or more episodes available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, available for purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and comedy show with 12 episodes over 1 season. The Middleman is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (2,532 votes).