DANIEL RECONNECTS WITH A GIRL HE ONCE STOOD UP, WHILE BETTY MAKES
A NEW FRIEND AND A BLIZZARD LEAVES EVERYONE OUT IN THE COLD,
ON ABC'S "UGLY BETTY"
Lucy Liu, Jerry O'Connell Guest Star
"Derailed" � Family matters force Daniel to reconnect with Grace Chin (guest star Lucy Liu in the first of a two-episode arc), a girl he once stood up for a date in college. She's now known as "The Chin," NYC's most powerful lawyer. Meanwhile, Betty makes a new friend, Charlie (guest star Jayma Mays), a likable out-of-towner she meets in the Mode cafeteria, only to find out Charlie is Henry's girlfriend. And a blizzard descends on the city and derails plans, as Christina, trapped in the office with Marc, struggles to put together a gown for Sarah Jessica Parker; Wilhelmina and Alexis get stranded in a sports bar; and Hilda, Santos and Justin get stuck on the subway on the way to see Justin's favorite musical, "Hairspray," on "Ugly Betty," THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Jerry O'Connell guest stars as Joel. Also, the winning entry in the "Ugly Betty" "Design a Dress" contest will be seen in tonight's episode. (Rebroadcast. OAD 2/15/07)
"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 Lucy Liu as Grace Chin, Jerry O'Connell as Joel, Judith Light as Claire Meade, Christopher Gorham as Henry, Jayma Mays as Charlie, Kevin Alejandro as Santos and Bailey Chase as Beckett "Becks" Scott.
"Derailed" was written by Cameron Litvack and directed by James Hayman.
"Ugly Betty" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
This program carries a TV-PG,D,L,S parental guideline.