BETTY AGREES TO POSE AS MARC�S �GIRLFRIEND� WHEN
HIS MOM UNEXPECTEDLY COMES TO TOWN, ON ABC�S �UGLY BETTY�
Tony Winner Patti LuPone Guest Stars as Mrs. Weiner, Marc�s Mom
�Don�t Ask, Don�t Tell� � Marc, promising to help Betty with inside info for Daniel, convinces her to pretend to be his �girlfriend� when his suspicious mom, Mrs. Weiner (Tony winner Patti LuPone), arrives in town. Things go from bad to worse when Mrs. Weiner invites herself to dinner at the Suarez home and Betty�s whole family has to play along with the charade. Meanwhile, Daniel and Alexis struggle to work together after their mom � who actually owns Mode � names them co-editors-in-chief of the magazine, on �Ugly Betty,� THURSDAY, MARCH 22 (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, Michael Urie as Marc, Kevin Sussman as Walter, Rebecca Romijn as Alexis Meade and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater.
Guest stars include Patti LuPone as Mrs. Weiner and Judith Light as Claire Meade.
�Don�t Ask, Don�t Tell,� was written by Marco Pennette and Sarah Kucserka & Veronica Becker, 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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