Ugly Betty is turning into Well-Dressed Betty…
Television’s frumpiest New Yorker has received a slightly-classy makeover to go along with her new gig as associate editor of fashion mag Mode in the dramedy’s upcoming fourth season.
This week, Golden Globe-winning actress America Ferrera was snapped on the New York City set of Ugly Betty wearing outfits that are distinctly different than what fans are used to seeing from Ms. Suarez.
ABC is using the focus groups to measure how audiences will react to Betty’s transformation and whether they feel it’s too drastic. So far, the response has been positive.
“There’s going to be a progression in her look overall [in season four],” Ugly Betty executive producer Silvio Horta tells Entertainment Weekly. “It’ll still be Betty, but you’ll see some growth in that direction.”