Q&A: Ana Ortiz on the Future of "Ugly Betty"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/15/2009 - 18:13

Lovely actress Ana Ortiz spoke to Vivo Por TiVo about the new season of Ugly Betty (premiering tomorrow night at 8 p.m.), partying with the cast and crew in the Bahamas, and waking up in bed next to heartthrob Adam Rodriguez. Plus, she tells us what’s in store for Hilda this season, what it was like working with Shakira and Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and spills the beans about a top secret affair that will have audiences buzzing.

What’s coming up for Hilda this season?

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"Ugly Betty" Cast Fights Malaria
By Lee Hernandez | 10/07/2009 - 17:00

Move over Adam Rodriguez, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and Shakira—looks like Malaria’s got the biggest guest-starring role on Ugly Betty this season—and that’s a very good thing!

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Ana Ortiz's Daughter Paloma is "Ugly Betty" Mascot
By Mariela Rosario | 09/21/2009 - 14:03

Ana Ortiz's three-month-old daughter Paloma is getting acting lessons at a very young age! The new mom gushes about bringing her new baby girl to the set. "Paloma's like a little Ugly Betty mascot," Ortiz, 38, tells people.com. "Everybody is constantly popping into my room to pick her up or talk to her. She has this whole other family at the show, and it's great."

While she is filming, Ortiz, 38, is more than covered. Both her own mom as well as Mark Indelicato's mother help out when necessary. 

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Paula Abdul to Guest Star on "Ugly Betty"
By Akanke Small | 08/12/2009 - 16:46

Ever since Paul Abdul abandoned her American Idol post, there's been chatter about where she could possibly end up. Abdul has reportedly been on a quest to remain in the spotlight and it seems like more than a few places are willing to give her a chance. First, ABC’s hit Dancing With the Stars made an offer and then So You Think You Can Dance producer Nigel Lithgow said he'd love to have her as a guest judge.

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"Ugly" Betty Gets a Makeover!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2009 - 15:17

Move over Ugly Betty and make room for Betty Suarez! Looks like the ABC television honchos weren't kidding when they told fans that America Ferrera's titular character was going to be debuting a new look this season.

The shift makes sense with the show's plot line as Betty has just been promoted to a job as Features Editor at Mode magazine. No longer a lowly assistant, she has to step up her style game in order to accurately reflect her new found status on the staff.

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Is "Ugly Betty" Star Ana Ortiz in a Love Triangle with a Firefighter and the Karate Kid?
By Lee Hernandez | 07/27/2009 - 18:00

When the fourth season of ABC's Ugly Betty premiers on Oct. 9, Hilda Suarez (Ana Ortiz)—who has a black belt in breaking hearts (seriously, Freddie Rodriguez, Kevin Alejandro, David Blue, Eddie Cibrian and Chris Gorham have all been dissed and dismissed by Hilda)—will be waxing poetic about not one, but two potential love interests, both of whom are Italianos!

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Jamie Lynn-Sigler Replacing "Ugly Betty!"
By Mariela Rosario | 07/22/2009 - 10:52

As fans of Ugly Betty know, last season ended with Betty (América Ferrera) receiving a promotion to features editor, meaning that Mode Editor-in-Chief Daniel Meade is now without an assistant. Enter Jamie-Lynn Sigler!

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"Ugly Betty," the Musical?
By Lee Hernandez | 07/17/2009 - 15:09

Following months of bad news (first the show got benched by ABC, then it was hastily moved to Friday nights—TV's death slot—and yesterday it was inexplicably snubbed by the Emmys), América Ferrera and Ugly Betty finally have something to sing about.

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Top UK Doctors Blast "Ugly Betty"
By Christine Estevez | 07/14/2009 - 17:17

Ugly Betty has come under fire recently and not for stereotyping glasses, braces and a bad fashion choices as nerdy, but for the unrealistic portrayal of Betty's orthodontics.

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Porn Star to Make Guest Appearance on "Ugly Betty"
By Mariela Rosario | 07/01/2009 - 09:49

We all know that Ugly Betty has never had any trouble attracting the boys, but now she better watch out because porn mogul Michael Lucas is set to guest-star on the hit ABC show next season.

Lucas won the walk-on role through a charity auction held by the Stonewall Community Foundation. "I paid $18,000 for the opportunity, and this is a chance for adult stars to step out of their box," said Lucas. "My appearance will also show American audiences that there is no reason a porn star can’t appear on national television."

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