BETTY, MARC AND AMANDA FORM AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, ON ABC�S �UGLY BETTY�
�Fey�s Sleigh Ride� � When Mode is forced to abandon its big Christmas photo shoot because another magazine has copied the idea, Betty forms an uneasy alliance with Marc and Amanda. The three fear they may have leaked the idea to someone at the rival mag (guest star Nicholas Gonzalez, �The OC�) during happy hour . . . and that their jobs will be history if anyone finds out. Meanwhile, Daniel and Wilhelmina reluctantly work together to come up with a new photo spread as Mode�s deadline looms, and Betty�s nephew, Justin, is oblivious to the turmoil as he spends a day at the magazine for a class project, on �Ugly Betty,� THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 (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, Alan Dale as Bradford Meade, Tony Plana as Ignacio, Ana Ortiz as Hilda, Ashley Jensen as Christina, Becki Newton as Amanda, Mark Indelicato as Justin and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater. Recurring guest stars are Michael Urie as Marc and Kevin Sussman as Walter.
Guest starring are Nicholas Gonzalez as Carlo Medina, Miranda Frigon as Carol, Stelio Savante as Steve, Rhys Coiro as Vincent Bianchi and Elizabeth Penn Payne as the masked woman.
�Fey�s Sleigh Ride� was written by Sheila Lawrence and directed by Tricia Brock.
�Ugly Betty� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
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