The collection premiered on October 13, 2014, on The CW as well as additionally wrapped up on July 31, 2019. It is a loosened up modification of the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen created by Perla Farías. The collection stars Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva, an honest 23-year-old Latina virgin, that conceives after unintended artificial insemination by her gynecologist. The program apologies usually made use of tropes as well as additionally tools in Latin telenovelas.
Jane the Virgin obtained important appreciation, specifically for its writing as well as additionally Rodriguez's efficiency. At the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, Jane the Virgin was picked for the honor for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, as well as additionally Gina Rodriguez won the honor for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. The expose obtained the Peabody Award in 2014 as well as additionally was additionally selected as one of the top 10 Television Programs of 2014 by the American Film Institute.
Beginning with the 4th episode of duration 3, the collection's on-screen title card was transformed, with “The Virgin” erased for a replacement standing for each episode. This mirrored the story, in which Jane disappears a virgin.
Set in Miami, the collection details the unusual as well as additionally substantial events that take place in the life of Jane Gloriana Villanueva, a hard-working, religious, young, Venezuelan-American woman. Jane's vow to save her virginity until marriage becomes seemingly false when a doctor mistakenly artificially inseminates her during a checkup. To make matters worse, the biological father is a married man, a former playboy, and additionally a cancer survivor who is not only the new owner of the hotel where Jane works but was also her former teenage crush. In addition, to adjusting to pregnancy as well as then motherhood, Jane is faced with questions about her professional future and the daunting prospect of choosing between the father of her baby or her detective boyfriend.
As the series evolves, the issues shift as her child grows into a toddler, her writing career moves forward, and her family members likewise develop independent plotlines. Some of these plotlines including issues with immigration status, health concerns, and lessons of self-discovery.
On June 27, 2013, The CW announced that it was planning to release a new show based on the Venezuelan telenovela Juana La Virgen. On February 23, 2014, Entertainment Weekly announced that Rodriguez would play the title role of Jane Villanueva. On May 8, 2014, throughout The CW's 2014–2015 upfronts, the series was officially picked up. and on July 18, 2014, an extended trailer was released by The CW. On August 8, 2014, it was announced that White Collar's Bridget Regan and Azie Tesfai would join the series as respectively Rose, a former lawyer, and Detective Nadine Hansan, a police detective and rival to Dier's character. On August 10, 2014, TVLine announced that Melrose Place and Emily Owens, M.D. actor Michael Rady would join the series as Lachlan. Filming for season one commenced on July 28, 2014. The show is filmed on soundstages in Los Angeles and the pilot was filmed in Huntington Beach, California. On October 21, 2014, the show was given a full-season order.
On January 11, 2015, the show was renewed for a second season, set to air throughout the 2015–16 television season. Its second season premiered on October 12, 2015. On March 11, 2016, the show was renewed for a third season, which premiered on October 17, 2016. On January 8, 2017, The CW renewed the series for a fourth season that premiered on October 13, 2017. On April 2, 2018, The CW renewed the series for a fifth as well as additionally final season, which premiered on March 27, 2019.
On December 3, 2018, it was announced that The CW was developing a possible spin-off of the series to launch in the 2019–20 television series. The potential series was being written as “a soapy, telenovela-inspired anthology series in the tradition of [its parent series] where each season was based on a different fictional novel [written by] Jane and also narrated by Gina Rodriguez, that would reprise her role in the spin-off. On January 23, 2019, the spin-off, titled Jane the Novela, was ordered to pilot at The CW. In February 2019, it was introduced that Jacqueline Grace Lopez was cast as the main character, Estela. On March 7, 2019, it was introduced that Marcia Cross was cast as Renata. On March 15, 2019, Hunter Parrish was cast as Felix, one of two male leads. Remy Hii was cast as the second male lead Luen on March 19, 2019.
On May 7, 2019, it was introduced that the spin-off would certainly not be moving on.