Virgin birth may seem like an odd subject for a comedy, but Jane the Virgin is no ordinary comedy. In fact, it’s a little miracle.

To tell its sensationalist story of a young woman (Gina Rodriguez) from a devout Catholic family who is artificially inseminated by mistake during a gynecologist’s checkup, executive producer Jennie Snyder takes her source, the Venezualan telenovela Juana la Virgen, and turns the meta up to 10. Instead of a straight soap opera about this girl, her single mother,…  [more]