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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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  • msbis

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

  • http://WWW.FLAWEDHOLLYWOOD.COM Andy
  • gia

    good, i always thought their nyc looked fake!

  • http://susanisthebest.com Susannnnnnnnnnn

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! can’t wait

  • http://rebel-chic.blogspot.com nonoc

    woow nice! i can’t wait :)

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  • http://WWW.VEECE.COM FRESHRAGGEDYANN

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

    http://WWW.VEECE.COM

  • melissa

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

  • CLOCK_STOPPER_RYDER

    Bring Gabrielle Union to NYC too!!

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com tamara

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

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com tamara

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

  • AVERAGE JOE

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

  • American

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

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