BETTY FINALLY MAKES A CHOICE ABOUT HER LIFE,
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "UGLY BETTY,"
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 ON ABC
Lindsay Lohan Guest Stars; Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa Appear as Themselves
"The Manhattan Project"� Betty makes a moving decision about what to do with her life. Meanwhile, Ignacio gets a new job at a fast food joint, and Wilhelmina's manipulations force Daniel to make some changes of his own, on the season premiere of ABC's award-winning "Ugly Betty," THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The Third-Season premiere is the first episode of the series since the pilot to be filmed entirely in New York. Guest stars are Lindsay Lohan as Kimmie and Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, who appear as themselves.
"Ugly Betty" stars America Ferrera as Betty Suarez, Eric Mabius as Daniel 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, Judith Light as Claire Meade, Christopher Gorham as Henry, Rebecca Romijn as Alexis and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater. Freddy Rodriguez is a recurring guest star as Gio.
Guest starring are Lindsay Lohan as Kimmie, Regis Philbin as himself, Kelly Ripa as herself, Eddie Cibrian as Coach Diaz, Julian De La Celle as Daniel Jr., Val Emmich as Jesse, Jordan Gelber as Uno and Kate Reinders as Ginger.
"The Manhattan Project" was written by Silvio Horta and directed by Victor Nelli, Jr.
Based on "Yo Soy Betty La Fea," the groundbreaking Colombian telenovela that became an international phenomenon, "Ugly Betty" is from ABC Studios. The series has been awarded Golden Globe, Peabody, NAACP, ALMA and Imagen Awards, in addition to three Emmy Awards in 2007 and six more nominations in 2008. Executive producers are Silvio Horta ("Urban Legend"), Academy Award-nominee and Emmy Award winner Salma Hayek, Jose Tamez, Joel Fields ("Dirt," "Commander in Chief") and Richard Heus. Co-executive producers are Sheila Lawrence, Victor Nelli Jr., Henry Alonso Myers, Bill Wrubel and Chris Black.
"Ugly Betty" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
This episode of "Ugly Betty" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.