Ugly Betty

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Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010.wikipedia
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Betty Suarez

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It revolves around the character Betty Suarez, who despite her lack of style, lands a job at a prestigious fashion magazine.
Beatriz U. "Betty" Suarez is the protagonist of the American comedy-drama series Ugly Betty.

Yo soy Betty, la fea

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The series is based on Fernando Gaitán's Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea, which has had many other international adaptations.
In the United States, both the comedy-drama hit Ugly Betty and Televisa program La Fea Más Bella are based on the Colombian soap opera.

Ben Silverman

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It was produced by Silent H, Ventanarosa, and Reveille Productions partnered with ABC Studios, with Salma Hayek, Silvio Horta, Ben Silverman, Jose Tamez, and Joel Fields serving as executive producers.
He is also an Emmy and Golden Globe-winning executive producer of such shows as The Office, Jane The Virgin, Ugly Betty, Marco Polo, The Tudors, and The Biggest Loser.

Salma Hayek

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It was produced by Silent H, Ventanarosa, and Reveille Productions partnered with ABC Studios, with Salma Hayek, Silvio Horta, Ben Silverman, Jose Tamez, and Joel Fields serving as executive producers.
She won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for The Maldonado Miracle in 2004, and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series after guest-starring in the ABC television comedy-drama Ugly Betty in 2007.

East Side Story (Ugly Betty)

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The season finale is the episode called "East Side Story."
"East Side Story" is the 23rd episode, and first season finale, of the dramedy series Ugly Betty, which aired on May 17, 2007.

Friday night death slot

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In October 2009, the series was moved to Fridays, where it had trouble finding an audience. The backlash from its fans prompted ABC to move the show to Wednesdays at 10:00 pm Eastern/9:00 pm Central starting January 6, 2010, where it was thought to better complement its Wednesday hits Modern Family and Cougar Town. Despite this, on January 27, 2010, ABC announced it was cancelling the series due to low ratings.

Endemol Shine North America

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It was produced by Silent H, Ventanarosa, and Reveille Productions partnered with ABC Studios, with Salma Hayek, Silvio Horta, Ben Silverman, Jose Tamez, and Joel Fields serving as executive producers.
Endemol Shine North America has produced original series including The Biggest Loser, Tabatha Takes Over, The Face, and Parental Control; adaptations of Shine Group formats MasterChef, Minute to Win It, One Born Every Minute, and The Wall; long-running scripted shows The Office, Ugly Betty, and The Tudors; and over 20 original online series on MSN, Yahoo!, YouTube premium channels and other platforms, many of these with sponsors such as Walmart, Toyota, Kraft Foods, Subway and Microsoft.

James Hayman

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Unfortunately, on the day the renewal was announced, two of the show's executive producers, Marco Pennette and James Hayman, were let go.
His credits include Judging Amy, Ugly Betty, Joan of Arcadia, Kingpin, The Sopranos, Any Day Now, ER, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Huff, House M.D., The Client, Murder One, Texasville, Northern Exposure, Moon Over Miami, Law & Order, Harts of the West, Class of '96, Dangerous Minds, One West Waikiki, The Fosters, ''NCIS: New Orleans and other series.

Becki Newton

The move by ABC and the show's declining ratings led viewers to believe that ABC would cancel the show, but on February 17, 2009, Becki Newton stated that the show has been picked up for a fourth season.
Rebecca Sara Newton (born July 4, 1978) is an American actress, known for her roles as Amanda Tanen on Ugly Betty and Quinn Garvey on How I Met Your Mother.

Big Day

On August 8, 2006, ABC decided at the last minute to make a schedule change to move Ugly Betty from its previously announced Friday 8 pm (ET) time period to Thursday at 8 pm, replacing sitcoms Notes from the Underbelly and Big Day as a lead-in to top-rated program Grey's Anatomy, due to the growing interest in the show.
Originally, it was supposed to debut on October 5, 2006, along with Notes from the Underbelly, but ABC made a last-minute change in its schedule by moving Ugly Betty to Thursday, thus replacing both sitcoms whose "buzz" was not especially promising.

Daniel Meade

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Bradford's son Daniel has been installed as editor-in-chief of Mode following the death of Fey Sommers (Bradford's longtime mistress).
Daniel Meade is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, portrayed by Eric Mabius.

Wilhelmina Slater

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Their most serious threat comes from creative director Wilhelmina Slater, a vindictive schemer who devises numerous plots to steal Daniel's job and seize control of the Meade empire.
Wilhelmina Vivian Slater (born Wanda Slater) is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty.

Amanda Tanen

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In addition, Wilhelmina's loyal assistant Marc St. James and Mode receptionist Amanda Tanen continually mock and humiliate Betty for her lackluster physical appearance, awkward nature, and initial lack of taste in fashion, though they both ultimately warm to Betty in later seasons.
Amanda Tanen (born Amanda Sommers) is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty and spin-off web-series Mode After Hours.

Bradford Meade

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She is abruptly thrust into a different world when she lands a job at Mode, a trendy, high-fashion magazine based in Manhattan that is part of the publishing empire, Meade Publications, of the wealthy Bradford Meade.
Bradford Emerson Meade is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, portrayed by Alan Dale.

Henry Grubstick

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However, not everyone at Mode is against Betty; she gains loyal friends in Scottish seamstress Christina McKinney and nerdy accountant Henry Grubstick.
Henry Grubstick is a fictional character in the American drama series Ugly Betty, portrayed by Christopher Gorham.

Marc St. James

Marc
In addition, Wilhelmina's loyal assistant Marc St. James and Mode receptionist Amanda Tanen continually mock and humiliate Betty for her lackluster physical appearance, awkward nature, and initial lack of taste in fashion, though they both ultimately warm to Betty in later seasons.
Marcus St. James (born Marcus Weiner) is a fictional character in the American comedy-drama series Ugly Betty and spin-off web-series Mode After Hours.

Hilda Suarez

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She also receives strong support from her father Ignacio, older sister Hilda, and nephew Justin.
Hilda Suarez-Talercio is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, portrayed by Ana Ortiz.

Ignacio Suarez

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She also receives strong support from her father Ignacio, older sister Hilda, and nephew Justin.
Ignacio Suarez is a fictional character in the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, portrayed by Tony Plana.

Christina McKinney

Christina
However, not everyone at Mode is against Betty; she gains loyal friends in Scottish seamstress Christina McKinney and nerdy accountant Henry Grubstick.
Christina McKinney is a fictional character on the American dramedy Ugly Betty, which aired on ABC between 2006 and 2010.

Jose Tamez

It was produced by Silent H, Ventanarosa, and Reveille Productions partnered with ABC Studios, with Salma Hayek, Silvio Horta, Ben Silverman, Jose Tamez, and Joel Fields serving as executive producers.
For Disney’s ABC television network, he developed and is executive producing the English-language adaptation of the Colombian television telenovela Ugly Betty, starring America Ferrara.

Telenovela

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The series is based on Fernando Gaitán's Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea, which has had many other international adaptations.
One fine example is Betty, la fea (adapted by ABC in the United States as Ugly Betty) in which the franchise for the storyline was translated and adapted by over 30 networks around the world.

Justin Suarez

Justin
She also receives strong support from her father Ignacio, older sister Hilda, and nephew Justin.
Justin Suarez is a fictional character on the American comedy-drama series Ugly Betty which is an adaptation of the Colombian telenovela Betty la fea.

Notes from the Underbelly

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On August 8, 2006, ABC decided at the last minute to make a schedule change to move Ugly Betty from its previously announced Friday 8 pm (ET) time period to Thursday at 8 pm, replacing sitcoms Notes from the Underbelly and Big Day as a lead-in to top-rated program Grey's Anatomy, due to the growing interest in the show.
Originally, it was supposed to debut on October 5, 2006, along with Big Day, but ABC made a last-minute change in its schedule by moving Ugly Betty to Thursday, thus replacing both sitcoms.

David Blue (actor)

David Blue
Nine new recurring characters, played by Freddy Rodríguez, Illeana Douglas, Alec Mapa, David Blue, John Cho, Gabrielle Union, Gene Simmons, and Eddie Cibrian were introduced.
He is known for his portrayal of Cliff St. Paul on Ugly Betty and Eli Wallace on the Syfy series Stargate Universe.

Alec Mapa

Nine new recurring characters, played by Freddy Rodríguez, Illeana Douglas, Alec Mapa, David Blue, John Cho, Gabrielle Union, Gene Simmons, and Eddie Cibrian were introduced.
He gained recognition for roles such as Adam Benet on Half & Half, Suzuki St. Pierre on Ugly Betty and Vern on Desperate Housewives.