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Ugly Betty Heads to the Big Apple

Ugly Betty Heads to the Big Apple

ABC is moving production for Ugly Betty from Los Angeles to New York next season, reports TV Guide.

The East Coast move will help cut production costs (“It’s generally cheaper to shoot in the city you’re trying to portray”) and give the show a more authentic New York feel.

Better yet, costars Vanessa Williams and Ana Ortiz are both from NY and Michael Urie graduated from Julliard.

“It’s a done deal,” says an insider. No more NYC green screen!

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12 Comments

# 1

first!!
and yay! maybe we can have more outdoor scenes!
Love NYC!

# 3

good, i always thought their nyc looked fake!

# 4

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! can’t wait

# 5

woow nice! i can’t wait :)

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# 6

thats cool its going to be 10 time better i bet being in new york and getting the real vibe for the show

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# 7

awesome, i love ugly betty and i live in nyc :]

# 8
CLOCK_STOPPER_RYDER @ 05/06/2008 at 5:06 pm

Bring Gabrielle Union to NYC too!!

# 9

omggg i lovee ugly betty.. ii cant stop watching it ..so fun!

woow i loveee ugly betty!! cantstopp watching it ..soo fun!

AVERAGE JOE @ 05/06/2008 at 5:22 pm

Thank god. Because its so obvious its shot in LA. Especially when you see LA buses in the background.

I’m so glad! This show should be filmed be filmed in NYC

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