Friday, February 13, 2009
ABC Television Network
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UGLY BETTY (3/5)
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THE SUAREZ FAMILY TRY TO COME UP WITH A DOWN PAYMENT FOR THEIR HOUSE,
WHILE THE MODIES TRY TO COPE WITH RECENT EVENTS, ON ABC'S "UGLY BETTY"

"Sugar Daddy" - The Suarez family try to come up with the cash to buy their rental home after their landlord decides to sell, with Ignacio even entering a TV cook-off with celebrity chef Frankie Burrata (Steve Schirripa, "The Sopranos"). Meanwhile, the Mode staff deals with the shocking aftermath of recent events, on ABC's "Ugly Betty," THURSDAY, MARCH 5 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"Ugly Betty" stars America Ferrera as Betty Suarez, Eric Mabius as Daniel Meade, Tony Plana as Ignacio, Ana Ortiz as Hilda, Ashley Jensen as Christina, Becki Newton as Amanda, Mark Indelicato as Justin, Michael Urie as Marc, Judith Light as Claire Meade and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater. Rebecca Romijn is a recurring guest star as Alexis Meade.

Guest starring are Grant Bowler as Connor Owens, Sarah Lafleur as Molly, Daniel Eric Gold as Matt, Steve Schirripa as Frankie Burrata, Mo Rocca as the host and Teddy Coluca as Mr. Delima.

"Sugar Daddy" was written by Brian Tanen and directed by David Warren.

"Ugly Betty" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.

This episode of "Ugly Betty" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.
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