BETTY JUGGLES MULTIPLE CRISES WHILE THE OTHER ASSISTANTS FIGHT OVER
WHO GETS THE SWAG FROM MODE�S �CLOSET,� ON ABC�S �UGLY BETTY�
�Swag� � When Christine announces she�s getting ready to clean out �the closet,� Mode�s repository of high fashion clothes and accessories, the assistants whip themselves into a frenzy over who will get the cast-off swag. But Betty is too busy to even think about this perk: A $20,000 expense report she filed for Daniel has been rejected and his credit card cut off, making it impossible for him to wine and dine an important Japanese designer, Oshi (guest star Kurando Mitsutake). Meanwhile, her dad�s HMO has suspended his insurance, on �Ugly Betty,� THURSDAY, JANUARY 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Christopher Gorham (�Jake 2.0�) also guest stars.
�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 Kurando Mitsutake as Oshi, Christopher Gorham as Henry and Jamison Yang as the translator.
�Swag� was written by James Parriott and directed by Tamra Davis.
�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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