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According to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, Ugly Betty is getting the axe. Ausiello reports, the show's current season, its fourth, will be its last. Additionally, ABC has cut the current 22 episodes down to just 20. In a joint statement to EW, Betty's showrunner Silvio Horta and ABC president Steve McPherson state,
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. We are extremely proud of this groundbreaking series, and felt it was important to give the fans a proper farewell.