Ugly Betty (2006–2010)

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Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she works. The only ... See full summary »

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2010   2009   2008   2007   2006  
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 43 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »
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 Betty Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Daniel Meade (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Ignacio Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Hilda Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Amanda Tanen / ... (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Marc St. James (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Justin Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Wilhelmina Slater (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Claire Meade (71 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Christina McKinney (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Henry Grubstick (35 episodes, 2006-2010)
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Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she works. The only reason the publisher hired her to be his son's secretary, is that he thought Betty was someone who Daniel would never sleep with. Betty's hard work and determination earns Daniel's respect, as she helps him find his way through the shark infested waters of the fashion industry. Ugly Betty is based on a Colombian telenovela "Yo Soy Betty La Fea". Written by Peter Kevin Reeves

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magazine | fashion | 2010s | 2000s | latino | See All (33) »

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Tan fea que la hicimos en inglés. (So ugly that we did it in English.) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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28 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Betty the Ugly  »

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Although Fashion TV is mentioned in the series, it is not connected to the real-life TV series or the French channel of the same name. See more »

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Betty Suarez: [Betty wants to set up Daniel with another celebrity] Somebody like Jennifer Aniston would be amazing.
Christina McKinney: Betty, fixing up Daniel isn't part of your job description, is it?
Betty Suarez: I know, I know, I just feel so guilty. What about Tara Reid?
Christina McKinney: Lovely. Dinner with Tara Reid, breakfast at the free clinic.
Betty Suarez: Right. Oh, Gisele! I wish I could make that happen, Gisele would make Daniel forget about Sofia.
Christina McKinney: So do it.
Betty Suarez: What do you mean, "So do it"? It's Gisele, it's not like we go to the same laundromat.
Christina McKinney: Don't be such ...
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Great new show
30 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just watched "Ugly Betty" Thurs. night and I have to say that I think it is a wonderful new series.

Star America Ferrara makes the show completely worthwhile. I have seen most of the new show's that have premiered this season so far and, in my opinion, Ferrara gives hands-down the best new female performance out there. The portrait that she paint's as Betty is realistic, humorous, and makes you feel for her in everything that she does or wants to do. I doubt there is anybody that won't root for this lovely girl (and yes, she is lovely and MORE, even in the "Betty" get-up because she is such a sweet, intelligent, accomplished, and kind person).

The show as a whole is a bit formulaic, but what show isn't up to a certain degree? The rest of the characters are pretty well done (most especially the girls who become Betty's friends at the magazine), though it will take some time to make them as interesting as the main character.

My wife wanted to watch this first episode more than I did, but I'm very glad I watched with her. This will easily be classified as a "chick show" but I believe that anybody will like it once they give it half a chance. Everybody has felt the way Betty feels at some point in there life & that will be a drawing point into her world, I think.

All I can say is WATCH IT. It won't be for everyone but many will be pleasantly surprised. America Ferrara is brilliant. I think she should get her Emmy speech ready now.


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