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Looking for more TV shows like Jane the Virgin? Who could blame you? The hit comedy series first aired in 2014 and has since gained quite the following. For any fans of the telenovela, there isn't much else to watch on American television other than soap operas. Unfortunately, these programs are similar in format, but rarely match the intensity and creativity of one of Central and South America's greatest exports. Fortunately, Jane the Virgin is an American telenovela fans of the genre can both appreciate and enjoy. The series is all about the various tropes and gimmicks employed in the genre, but in an American dramedy format. The titular Jane is a virgin waiting for marriage when she is accidentally artificially inseminated when she goes to the doctor for a routine check-up. So, what other shows and movies like Jane the Virgin can you find? Short answer: plenty!

The awkward situations and ridiculousness of the premise continue to expand as Latin-American culture is explored. If you're looking for something to watch on television or a good movie to stream that's like Jane the Virgin, there are plenty of shows and movies to check out. Instead of simply listing the best telenovelas available, this list compiles similar offerings Jane the Virgin fans are certain to enjoy. Such TV shows include Emily Owen, M.D. and Fresh Off the Boat, with movies like Clueless and Manhattan Love Story.

For more Jane the Virgin recommendations, browse this list and feel free to add any similar shows and movies you think are missing! Of course, if you've seen any of the shows and movies listed below, be sure to cast your votes to help fellow fans decide what to watch after Jane the Virgin.

Young & Hungry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love Jane the Virgin
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Young & Hungry is an American sitcom created by David Holden, and executive produced by Ashley Tisdale. The multi-camera series stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym Whitley and Rex Lee, and premiered on ABC Family on June 25, 2014. On September 29, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season, that premiered on March 25, 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

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Younger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love Jane the Virgin
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Younger (TV Land, 2015) is an American television comedy-drama series based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the same name. New divorcee Liza Miller (Sutton Foster) finds life difficult at 40 years old, so she lets Josh (Nico Tortella) believe she is 26 like him. When Diana Trout (Miriam Shor) hires her at Empirical Press, she befriends 20-something Kelsey Peters (Hilary Duff). ...more on Wikipedia

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Devious Maids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love Jane the Virgin
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Devious Maids is an American television comedy-drama series created by Marc Cherry, produced by ABC Studios and executive produced by Cherry, Sabrina Wind, Eva Longoria, Paul McGuigan, Larry Shuman, David Lonner, John Mass, Paul Presburger, and Michael Garcia. The series premiered June 23, 2013, on Lifetime. The show's cast includes Ana Ortiz as the lead character in the show, and Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem, and Judy Reyes as other maids, with Susan Lucci, Rebecca Wisocky, Tom Irwin, Brianna Brown, Brett Cullen, Mariana Klaveno, and Grant Show in feature main roles. The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful ...more on Wikipedia

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love Jane the Virgin
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Fresh Off the Boat is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and his book Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir. It is the first American television situation comedy starring an Asian-American family as protagonists to air on network primetime since Margaret Cho's All American Girl, which aired for one season in 1994. Its style has been compared to the comedy series Everybody Hates Chris. The flashback technique with voice-over narration from the present day is similar to The Wonder Years. The show debuted with two preview episodes on February 4, 2015. The second episode ...more on Wikipedia

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