Ugly Betty Pilot on Channel 4

Ugly Betty was the big new show in America this autumn. The quirky comedy drama follows Betty Suarez, a plain secretary at fashion magazine Mode.

When a publishing mogul hands the reins of the magazine over to his son Daniel, he hires Betty as his son’s new assistant, because she’s the only woman in NYC Daniel won’t sleep with.

Neither of them knows the ins and outs of the fashion world, but together they’re a formidable team lined up against the label-wearing sharks who will do anything to see them fail.

Ugly Betty also stars Ashley Jenson (Extras) in her first US TV role.

Friday 5 January 2007 on C4.

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