The CW’s ‘Jane the Virgin’: A 17-Year-Old Is Artificially Inseminated by Accident!

The CW is known for its slightly racy programming and advertising campaigns. (Remember when they rolled out those Catch VD ads for The Vampire Diaries?) But they might have just bested themselves with their new show, Jane the Virgin.

Emily Owens M.D.  creator Jennie Snyder Urman is adapting the show, which is based on the popular Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen. It’s about a 17-year-old girl, Juana (a virgin), who becomes pregnant when she’s artificially inseminated by accident because of a hospital error. Yes, you did just read that sentence correctly.

There are no vampires or witches or supernatural creatures in this show, but there is a baby daddy with a jealous wife, a shady businessman, and, of course, tons of scheming. Not to mention the serious issue of how a hospital accidentally got a girl pregnant. Oops, we meant to give you a flu shot. Looks like we gave you a baby instead. Someone should really look into that.

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