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

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Opening Sequence / Theme Tune

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated. –IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

4 seasons

Characters:

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

 

Trivia

  • 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.

Classic Clips

Jane and Petra Fight

 

Belly Scene

 

Extended Trailer