Ugly Betty was the brainchild of the late Silvio Horta and the fashion-based comedy-drama started on ABC in 2006 and ran until 2010.


Depicting life at fashion magazine Mode, the series follows Betty and others as they go about their lives and get into all kinds of situations.

Here's everything you need to know about how to watch Ugly Betty online.

How to watch Ugly Betty in the UK

Ugly Betty is now available to watch on Star on Disney Plus, which launched on 23rd February as the new content update to Disney's streaming service . It wasn't the only series that was added; Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Braveheart are now available too - and there's plenty of Disney+ Star content coming soon. You can sign up to Disney+ and get access to Star for £7.99 a month or £79.90 a year.

Alternatively, you can watch Ugly Betty on DVD with the full boxset. Buy the complete series.

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What is Ugly Betty about?

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Here's the official synopsis: A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only problem is that it's hard for a slightly less attractive woman to find her beauty surrounded by tall skinny models at a fashion magazine but Betty doesn't let this stop her or her positive attitude towards her work.

How many seasons of Ugly Betty are there?

There are four seasons of Ugly Betty and a total of 85 episodes. Season one is 23 episodes long, two is 18, 3 is the biggest yet at 24 episodes while the fourth and final season clocks in at 20.

Watch Ugly Betty on Disney+ or buy the complete series on DVD.

Ugly Betty cast: Who stars in Ugly Betty?

America Ferrera (Superstore) starred as Betty, other cast members included Eric Mabius, Vanessa Williams and Tony Plana. Also there for the entire run Ana Ortiz, Becki Newton, Michael Urie and Mark Indelicato all starred.

Where was Ugly Betty filmed?

Ugly Betty's production jumped around a bit. The pilot was shot in New York but then hightailed into Los Angeles to shoot the rest of season 1 and all of season 2. But it was back to New York once again for seasons 3 and 4.


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