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Brace for Impact: ABC Cancels "Ugly Betty"

Looks like it's curtains for Betty Suarez.

ABC today announced that this will be the final season of Ugly Betty and that the series will wrap up its run this spring.

The series had been placed on life support on Friday nights this season before being given a last chance with a Wednesday night 10 pm ET/PT timeslot as part of the network's comedy block.

"We’ve mutually come to the difficult decision to make this Ugly Betty’s final season, and are announcing now as we want to allow the show ample time to write a satisfying conclusion," said ABC in a prepared statement. "We are extremely proud of this groundbreaking series, and felt it was important to give the fans a proper farewell."

What do you think of the news? Was it time to bid Betty farewell? Is it good that the producers will have time to wrap up the series' storylines before a final episode?

Discuss.

Comments

rockauteur said…
TGIO. Thank God It's Over.
CrazyCris said…
DAMN them. grrrrr
Anonymous said…
They should of done this years ago
Unknown said…
It used to be a good show, but between Hilda screaming at Betty to move home and take care of their father, and the horrendous Daniel/Molly/Connor/Willi quadrangle, I threw up my hands and quit last season. Brief snippets of viewing since then have not convinced me to come back. So, yay for canceling. I don't know what happened to them.
Magnolia said…
I've stuck with the show from the start, through its ups and downs. I'm genuinely sad that it's over. I was hit hard during the episode when Hilda and co. went for her ultrasound, which made me realize how much I still care about these characters and their world.
DeWitt said…
The show hasn't been as good most of the time this year and I got the feeling they were running out plots. A rumor of a romance between Betty and Daniel...?....yeacchhhh.

But I enjoyed it for the sheer joy of the characters and the color, the scenes in New York, the fashion aspect. I'm bummed but not surprised.

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