A CITYWIDE BLACKOUT RAISES THE STAKES, ON ABC'S "UGLY BETTY"
Frank Whaley, Tovah Feldshuh and Chip Zien Guest Star
"Blackout!" � Betty tries to be neighborly by planning a karaoke party in her apartment building, but before the big day, her building is robbed, and it's partly her fault. Marc is distraught since he lost something irreplaceable in the theft. Meanwhile, Daniel and Wilhelmina are back to being at each other's throats, so Amanda tricks them into attending couples counseling with Dr. Sparks (Frank Whaley), and Ignacio refuses to accept Bobby in Hilda's life. Then a citywide blackout ups the ante for everyone, on "Ugly Betty," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Ugly Betty" stars America Ferrera as Betty Suarez, Eric Mabius as Daniel Meade, Tony Plana as Ignacio, Ana Ortiz as Hilda, Judith Light as Claire Meade, Becki Newton as Amanda, Michael Urie as Marc, Mark Indelicato as Justin and Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater.
Guest starring are Frank Whaley as Mr. Sparks, Minglie Chan as Vickie, Ryan Spahn as Gus, Tovah Feldshuh as Mrs. Varner, Chip Zien as Frank and Sherry Skinker as the doctor, with Adam Rodriguez as Bobby Talercio.
"Blackout!" was written by Cara DiPaolo and directed by John Putch.
"Ugly Betty" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
For more information on "Ugly Betty," visit ABC.com.