What is I am Betty, the Ugly one (TV) About?
Yo soy Betty, la fea is a Colombian telenovela that aired from October 1999 to May 2001. Created by Fernando Gaitán and produced by RCN, the show became a sensation, attracting a large and dedicated fanbase both in Colombia and internationally. The telenovela follows the story of Beatriz Pinzón Solano, commonly known as Betty, a highly intelligent but plain-looking woman who works at a fashion company called Ecomoda. Despite facing constant ridicule and mistreatment due to her appearance, Betty uses her intelligence and wit to navigate the world of high fashion. The show's success led to more than a dozen adaptations in countries such as the United States, Mexico, and India, making it a truly global phenomenon. The United States remake, Ugly Betty, became a huge hit, receiving critical acclaim and numerous awards. Yo soy Betty, la fea has been credited with revolutionizing the telenovela genre, elevating it to new levels of success and popularity. Its relatable characters, humor, and timeless storyline continue to captivate audiences worldwide, cementing its status as one of the most iconic and beloved television shows in history.
The first episode of I am Betty, the Ugly one aired on October 25, 1999 and the most recent episode to air was on January 30, 2001.