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'Jane the Virgin': 'Ugly Betty' meets 'Gilmore Girls,' co-creator says
'Jane the Virgin': 'Ugly Betty' meets 'Gilmore Girls,' co-creator says

"Jane the Virgin" is the adaptation of a hit Venezuelan telenovela that's bringing a different flavor to the CW palate, which is used to a diet of superheroes and vampires. The series, based on Venezuela's "Juana la virgen," stars Gina Rodriguez as Jane, a hardworking young woman who is accidentally artificially inseminated during a routine gynecologic exam. Cue the telenovela stare of horror! The series comes from co-creators Jennie Snyder Urman ("Emily Owens, M.D.") and Ben Silverman ("Ugly Betty"), who found themselves addressing how the series might echo the sensibilities of a certain other telenovela adapation that found success on...

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