Ugly Betty debuts September 28, 2006

Ugly Betty Debuts

On this day in 2006, Ugly Betty debuted in its signature style. Based on Yo Soy Betty La Fea, the groundbreaking Colombian telenovela that became an international phenomenon, Ugly Betty tells the story of an ordinary girl from Queens who tries to fit into the world of high fashion. Since its debut, audiences have found Ugly Betty to be “pretty” great. The series has been awarded Golden Globe®, Peabody, NAACP, ALMA, Imagen awards, and Emmy® nominations.