Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that was First show in The CW history to earn a Golden Globe nomination – Jane The Virgin
Opening Sequence / Theme Tune
About the Show
Summary of Plot
A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated. –IMDb
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Gina Rodriguez – Jane Villanueva
Andrea Navedo – Xiomara Villaneuva
Justin Baldoni – Rafael Solano
Ivonne Coll – Alba Villanueva
Jaime Camil – Rogelio De La Vega
Yael Grobglas – Petra Solano
Anthony Mendez – Narrator
- Based on the Venezuelan telenovela “Juana la Virgen.”
- In real life Andrea Navedo (Xo) is only 7 years older than Gina Rodriguez (Jane). They play mother and daughter on the show. Navedo’s character was 16 when she became pregnant with Rodriguez’s character.
- While the Villanueva family came from Venezuela to the United States, all 3 actresses are of Puerto Rican background.
- The Merrell twins from YouTube play Rogelio’s step-daughters.
- Before starring in Jane the Virgin, Yael Grobglas (Petra Solano) briefly starred in another CW show, Reign, as Olivia, Francis’s (Toby Regbo) ex-lover in season 1.
Jane and Petra Fight