Jane the Virgin

American telenovela

Jane the Virgin is an American romantic dramedy and satirical telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. The series premiered on October 13, 2014 on The CW. It is a loose adaptation of the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen created by Perla Farías. The series stars Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva, a devout 23-year-old Latina virgin, who becomes pregnant after an accidental artificial insemination by her gynecologist. The program parodies commonly used tropes and devices in Latin telenovelas.

Jane the Virgin
Based onJuana la virgen
by Perla Farías
Developed by
Narrated byAnthony Mendez
Theme music composerGustavo Santaolalla
ComposerKevin Kiner
Country of originUnited States
Original languagesEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes100 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
Production locationsMiami, Florida
Los Angeles, California
Manhattan Beach, California
  • Lowell Peterson
  • Xavier Grobet
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time40–43 minutes[4]
Production companies
Original release
NetworkThe CW
ReleaseOctober 13, 2014 (2014-10-13) –
La virgen de la calle[5]
Jane the Virgin

Miss Farah

At the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, Jane the Virgin was nominated for the award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, received the Peabody Award, and Gina Rodriguez won the award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. It was also selected as one of the top 10 Television Programs of 2014 by the American Film Institute.

Beginning with the fourth episode of season three, the series's on-screen title card was modified, with "The Virgin" crossed out in favor of a substitution corresponding to each episode. This mirrored the storyline, in which Jane is no longer a virgin.[6]

On April 2, 2018, The CW renewed the series for a fifth and final season,[7][8] which premiered on March 27, 2019.


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  6. "'Jane the Virgin': See the CW Comedy's Updated Title" from The Hollywood Reporter (November 2, 2016)
  7. Goldberg, Leslie (April 2, 2018). "'Riverdale,' 'Flash,' 'Supernatural' Among 10 CW Renewals". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  8. Andreeva, Nellie (May 17, 2018). "'Jane The Virgin, 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend', 'iZombie' To End After Upcoming Seasons". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 18, 2018.