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Ugly Betty

Ugly BettyNetwork: ABC
Episodes: 84 (hour)
Seasons: Four

TV show dates: September 1, 2006 – April 14, 2010
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana, Ana Ortiz, Becki Newton, Mark Indelicato, Michael Urie, Vanessa Williams, and Ashley Jensen,

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TV show description:
The series follows the personal and professional life of Betty Suarez (America Ferrera) in New York City.

Betty lives in Queens with her immigrant father Ignacio (Tony Plana), high-maintenance older sister Hilda (Ana Ortiz) and Hilda’s Broadway-loving son Justin (Mark Indelicato). Betty works at popular NY fashion magazine Mode as the assistant to the magazine’s handsome editor-in-chief Daniel Meade (Eric Mabius).

Other colorful workmates include nasty Creative Director Wilhelmina Slater (Vanessa Williams), venomous assistant Marc St. James (Michael Urie) and sympathetic seamstress Christina McKinney (Ashley Jensen).
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Series Finale

The series has ended.

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What happened next?

There has been talk of a possible movie but there are no official plans.

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Behind the Scenes

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Ugly Betty is based on a Columbian telenovela entitled Yo soy Betty, la fea or “Betty la fea.” There are many other adaptations around the world but Ugly Betty is the most unlike the original.
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The series received 11 Emmy nominations for its first season.
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The series was originally being developed as a 2001 half-hour sitcom for NBC but didn’t move past the planning stages. ABC and producer/actress Salma Hayek came on board in 2004 and reworked it as an hour-long “dramady.”
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Kevin April 14, 2011 at 5:21 am

Indonesia is a huge fan of ugly betty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! believe me! don’t do it!!

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Lyvia April 14, 2011 at 5:19 am

DON’T END IT!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE I’M BEGGING YOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

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Clucastrn September 8, 2009 at 9:24 pm

This is a really great show, don’t end it ASAP. Slowly drag the movie and WOW us!

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