• Publication date: April 10, 2013

The Ugly Truth

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A chauvinistic talk show host teaches a romance guru a thing or two about dating.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2009

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December 4, 2016 01:00 (KSA) ~ December 4, 2016 00:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) Abby Richter's (Katherine Heigl) talk show is in a ratings slump, prompting executives to hire Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler) as a show correspondent. Chadway is known for his blunt, chauvinistic dating advice that primarily involves inflating a man's ego.  Abby is disgusted by Mike's presence, but nonetheless makes a bet with him: if his tactics can help her win a next-door neighbor's heart, she will accept him as a cohost.  If Mike's tips fail however, he must leave the show.

Mike agrees with the proposition and his tricks prove effective, but there's one problem: Abby has fallen for the wrong man.

The Ugly Truth was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards.  The picture earned $205 million at theaters, more than five times its budget.

Starring:

  • Gerard Butler
  • Katherine Heigl
  • Bonnie Somerville
  • Yvette Nicole Brown
  • Kevin Connolly
  • Cheryl Hines