WILHELMINA TRIES TO POACH BETTY AS HER ASSISTANT,
ON ABC'S "UGLY BETTY"
"Filing for the Enemy" � Wilhelmina, prepping her first issue of the magazine as editor, tries to lure Betty over to the dark side by offering her a job at Mode as her assistant. Meanwhile, Daniel discovers he faces a custody battle if he wants to keep Daniel Jr. (guest star Julian de la Celle) in the U.S., Hilda's illicit romance with Coach Diaz (guest star Eddie Cibrian) heats up, and Christina grows suspicious of Stuart's (guest star Derek Riddell) true motives, on ABC's "Ugly Betty," THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 10/2/08)
"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 and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater. Rebecca Romijn is a recurring guest star as Alexis Meade.
Guest starring are Derek Riddell as Stuart, Eddie Cibrian as Coach Diaz, Julian de la Celle as Daniel Jr., Kate Reinders as Ginger, Florencia Lozano as Penelope Del Rios, Heather Tom as Holly Wright, Michael Mandell as laughing security guard no. 1, Chuck Bunting as laughing security guard no. 2 and Lisa Masters as the crying museum curator.
"Filing for the Enemy" was written by Joel Fields and directed by Michael Spiller.
"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,V parental guideline.
This episode of "Ugly Betty" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.