Jane Villanueva, a religious young Latina woman, has her vow to save her virginity until her marriage shattered when a doctor mistakenly artificially inseminates her during a checkup. The biological donor is a married man, a former playboy, and cancer survivor who is not only the new owner of the hotel where Jane works, but was also her former teenage crush.
After Jane discovers Mateo’s abduction, chaos ensues, especially when they all learn Sin Rostro is involved and demanding a ransom. Trying to help, Rogelio tweets about Mateo’s kidnapping making the Villanueva family targets of the paparazzi. Despite everything that has happened, Jane must also focus on motherhood and turns to Xo and Alba for help, leaving Rafael feeling left out. Meanwhile, Petra is conflicted with what to do with Rafael’s remaining sperm sample.
Jane is finally in a rhythm with Mateo, but finds herself out of step with Rafael and Michael and the potential love triangle that is brewing between them. In order to not be sued for missing their Vegas arrangement, Xo and Rogelio must perform on a cruise ship. Petra and Rafael are suspicious of Lachlan and his recent business proposal, but are soon faced with an even more shocking revelation. Meanwhile, Alba makes a very big decision that will impact her life.
When a slot opens up in the graduate program that Jane has been waiting for, she is faced with her first big motherhood dilemma – leaving Mateo sooner than expected. Rafael is still reeling from Petra’s news as he tries to help plan Mateo’s baptism with Jane. Xo helps Rogelio confront his past even though it makes Xo uncomfortable. Meanwhile, Michael takes some advice from Rogelio about how to handle Jane, but it is easier said than done for him.
As Jane tries to juggle motherhood and school, she forgets to plan Lina’s surprise 25th birthday party leading to friction between the best friends. Rafael tells Jane that he still wants a romantic relationship with her, but she is blindsided when he asks for joint custody. Petra tries to enlist Michael’s help to keep Jane and Rafael apart. Rogelio’s ex-wife, Luciana, is blackmailing him with secrets from years ago to get her role back on “The Passions of Santos.” Meanwhile, Michael gets a new partner and a possible lead in the Sin Rostro case.
Jane thinks she is finally ready to make a decision about her love life. Alba has taken the proper steps to become a citizen, but Xo’s past might make it more difficult than anyone was expecting. Rogelio learns that his nemesis, Britney Spears, is at the Marbella Hotel and he is determined to confront her about their past. Michael is so caught up in his ongoing feud with Rafael that he ends up in big trouble at work. Meanwhile, Petra gets an offer from her ex Milos she just can’t refuse.
Jane and Rafael begin estate planning for Mateo, but when Jane realizes that Mateo will inherit millions, she worries he will become spoiled. Jane is also finally starting graduate school, but her professor is not sympathetic to her situation. Rogelio’s famous show is ending, so he decides to create his own show, with Xo’s encouragement. Petra is shocked to learn what she is having and turns to Jane for advice and help in getting her mother out of prison. Meanwhile, after Michael’s issues at work, he has decided to go rogue and is even more determined to catch Sin Rostro.
Jane and Rafael interview potential babysitters to help take some of the pressure off everyone, but Jane has specific and lengthy requirements. Jane attends her graduate school’s Christmas party in hopes of finding the perfect writing advisor, but things don’t go quite as planned. Rogelio is faced with a tough decision about the direction of his life. Petra wants a friendship with Jane, but her mother’s antics once again thwart those efforts. Meanwhile, Michael’s suspicions have turned out to be true and he thinks he has discovered a lead on a possible rival to Sin Rostro.
Jane and Rafael are still at odds with each other as they are about to celebrate Mateo’s first Christmas. Jane discovers that the scholarship she thought she had been awarded isn’t quite that and now needs to find a way to pay for grad school. Rogelio has employed an intern and is having trouble trusting him. Petra is struggling with the latest dilemma her mother has gotten them into. Meanwhile, Michael is trying to find Luisa’s mother who he now suspects is not dead and may be involved with Sin Rostro.
Jane’s latest parenting obstacle is sleep training Mateo, a struggle that has the Villanueva woman divided on what is the best method. At the same time, she is beginning her new job as a TA and is faced with a class full of basketball players looking for an easy A. Petra confesses all to Rafael and is determined to put her mother away for good. Rogelio’s mother Liliana comes for a visit and reveals a 40 year old family secret. Meanwhile, Michael discovers the truth about Luisa’s mother and new information about Rafael’s mother. Andrea Navedo and Ivonne Coll also star. Uta Briesewitz directed the episode written by
In the middle of the night, Jane gets a burst of creative energy and starts her thesis. Unfortunately, Mateo spills orange juice all over her computer causing it to crash and Jane loses all her hard work. When Jane brings her computer to be fixed, she meets Dax and with the urging of her friend Lina, Jane considers dating again. Rogelio decides to have his mother Liliana become his manager, but soon realizes that was not the best decision. When Rafael comes to after being attacked by his mother now known to be the crime lord Mutter, he goes to Michael and tells him what Mutter is looking for.
Jane’s crush on Professor Chavez is popping up in her dreams and she needs to evaluate her feelings towards him. Xo and Jane find Liliana’s engagement ring and think that Rogelio is going to propose. Rogelio IS planning to propose, but with a different ring, one that gets swallowed accidentally by Mateo! Michael comes to a realization about Rose and Mutter.
Jane is considering whether or not to take her relationship with Jonathan to the next level and turns to Xo for advice. Xo and Rogelio have their own relationship issues to work out. Meanwhile, as a favor to Rafael, Jane agrees to help Petra by throwing her a baby shower. Luisa is in a terrible car accident, but all is not as it seems. Michael comes to a realization he must share with Jane.
Jane and Michael are back together – almost! Jane attempts to get Rafael and Michael to reconcile, but it doesn’t go well. While Rafael is sulking over losing Jane, he is ignoring Petra and her pregnancy needs. Xo and Rogelio have broken up over the baby issue, but they are still acting like a couple, something Jane sees as a problem. Rogelio hires a new assistant, Paolo, who appears too good to be true.
Jane and Michael are back together and Jane wishes she had never left Michael in the first place. Rafael appears to have regressed to his playboy ways and Petra is concerned about him. But Petra is not aware that Rafael is helping Michael find Mutter’s other son, Derek. Rogelio’s new assistant, Paolo, is actually his stalker Lola. Finally, Petra gives birth to the twins.
Rafael and Petra are new parents but Petra is already back to work and appears to be not interested in motherhood. Xo has invited Alba's old flame Pablo to visit. This does not sit well with Alba as she believes Pablo is cursed and will bring bad luck. Jane is growing concerned that she can't get in touch with her father, Rogelio, who is being held captive by Lola.
A flood hits Jane's home, disrupting her wedding plans with Michael. Meanwhile, Jane and her dad clash over how big a wedding she should have; Rafael objects to Jane moving 45 minutes away with Mateo; and Petra continues to struggle with motherhood.
Jane's bachelorette party doesn't go as she envisioned thanks to input from Xo and Lina. Meanwhile, Rogelio's plans for Michael's bachelor party disrupt Michael's evening with his friends; and Rafael attempts to unearth Derek's true motives.
Jane and Xo face the outcome of the bachelorette party. Meanwhile, Michael babysits Mateo; Rafael grows upset when he witnesses Mateo do something for the first time; Rogelio lands in hot water at work; and a troublemaker is after Petra.
Jane works extra shifts to make more money, but she misses Mateo. Meanwhile, Jane and Rafael hire a mediator to help them with custody arrangements; Xo gets cast on Rogelio's telenovela; and a newspaper runs a story on Michael's link to Sin Rostro.
Petra hosts a brunch for Mother's Day, altering the Villanueva ladies' usual holiday tradition. Meanwhile, Jane's TA position becomes endangered; Rogelio feels left out of Dina's birthday celebration; and Rafael's half brother lands him in hot water.
Jane has made big plans to celebrate Mateo's first birthday, but things start to fall apart when she learns there might be an issue with her wedding venue. Rogelio faces a challenge on set that could jeopardize Jane's big day. Jane is excited when Alba gives her a lead on a book publisher, but soon begins having doubts about her writing. Jane and Petra try to help Rafael figure out his troubles, but they have differing opinions on how to handle the situation. Meanwhile, Michael is convinced that Derek is really in cahoots with Mutter and has a plan to prove it.
WEDDING BELLS – After moving up the wedding day, Jane and Michael find all their carefully made plans thrown into chaos. To make matters worse, Jane is unhappy with her current graduate thesis, but changing it might put a wrinkle in her big day. Rafael still has feelings for Jane, but is torn about whether he should speak now or forever hold his peace. Petra has her own family drama when Anezka has a medical emergency and ends up in the hospital. Meanwhile, Rogelio and Xo are finally coming to terms with the state of their relationship until Xo gets surprising news.
Michael is in critical condition fighting for his life in hospital, as we are given flashbacks to the start of Jane and Michael's romance. Police question Petra (really her twin sister, Anezka) and find her acting suspiciously and Jane and Michael's mom finally learn to get along.
When Rafael finally admits that he is over Jane, their co-parenting style is tested when they argue over what the best preschool is for Mateo. Xo is paranoid about Alba finding out her secret and what it will do to their relationship. Rogelio is ready to cross over to American TV, especially after he learns his nemesis is making the transition. Meanwhile, “Anezka” is trying to find new dirt on Rafael when she begins an unexpected romance.
Jane continues to work on her thesis and she decides to add Alba’s estranged sister to the narrative, much to Alba’s dismay. In order for Rogelio to have a chance at being an American crossover star he decides to bring the Passions of Santos to The CW in hopes they will pick it up. Xo thinks about abandoning her dream of being a singer for something more realistic. Meanwhile, Luisa is forced to make a choice between her family or Rose.
Jane and Michael’s housewarming party in their new home hits a snag when they discover they are being evicted for not paying their rent. Rogelio is still trying to break into American television, but needs some unusual help from Rafael. Xo makes a new career choice, but Alba and Jane aren’t convinced this is the one for her. Meanwhile, “Petra” shocks Rafael with what she wants to do with her shares of the hotel.
Jane convinces Alba to let her read the letters from her estranged sister, but under the condition Jane doesn’t reach out to her family. Rafael is starting to suspect that something is different with Petra. Meanwhile, Michael and Rafael, with the help of Jane and Rogelio, try to create a civil friendship, but it doesn’t go as smoothly as everyone hoped.
When Jane’s cousin unexpectedly shows up at her door, Jane questions her own less than spontaneous life. Xo finds the perfect location for her dance studio, but it happens to be near her ex-boyfriend, Bruce (guest star Ricardo Chavira) Rogelio realizes his feelings for Xo, but struggles with telling her. Petra is served with a lawsuit and she decides to ask Rafael for help. Meanwhile, Michael is ready to get to work just as they get a break in the Mutter case.
When Alba makes Jane feel guilty for not attending church, Jane decides she wants to bring Mateo against Rafael’s wishes. Rafael unlocks a long lost memory of him and his mother, which could be a clue in the Mutter case. Rogelio hires a matchmaker to help him get over Xo. Meanwhile, Jane’s cousin is starting to wear out her welcome.
Jane finds it difficult to stop meddling in other people’s relationships, especially Xo’s and Rafael’s. Rogelio makes an unorthodox agreement with his matchmaker. Petra goes to great lengths to find out if Rafael is working against her. Michael, with Jane’s help, makes an important life decision. Meanwhile, Rafael gets some upsetting news that leaves him reeling.
Jane and Michael are both feeling the pressure – Jane with turning in the perfect novel and Michael with passing his upcoming test. Jane and Rafael become concerned over Mateo’s development when they learn that other children his age are more advanced. Rogelio invites everyone to the last day of filming for his telenovela, but he is not pleased with the ending. After watching Xo and Rogelio’s interaction, Darci begins to question her and Rogelio’s potential relationship. Meanwhile, Rafael is upset when he learns what Petra is up to, but she explains that she is protecting him once again.
Jane recreates her first date with Michael in an attempt to relieve their mounting stress. Meanwhile, Rogelio throws a tantrum on the red carpet, and it goes viral; Rafael strives hard set a good example; and Bruce's daughter lands in trouble.
Jane finds work disappointing at first, but then she hears about a showcase for emerging writers. Meanwhile, Petra rebrands the Marbella; Rogelio's relationship with Xo becomes strained; and Jane and Rafael seek solutions for Mateo's behavioral issues.
When Jane is offered a book deal, she thinks her prayers have been answered and debates quitting her awful publishing job. After suffering from panic attacks, Jane is ready to get to the root of the problem. Rogelio and Xo are working on fixing their friendship until Xo finds out that Rogelio has been lying to everyone all this time. Petra is running damage control on the Marbella's reputation after a grisly discovery is found on the property. Meanwhile, Rafael is ready to be involved again in the Mirabella and his first order of business is finding the perfect person to manage the hotel lounge.
When Jane messes up at Mateo’s school, Petra convinces Jane to help with the preschool fundraiser to get in the good graces of the preschool’s director. Jane is excited for her first meeting with her editor, but he’s definitely not what she expected. Rafael’s girlfriend Abbey suggests moving in together, but Rafael seems a little hesitant and turns to Petra and Jane for advice. Petra is hiding a new relationship, but that’s not the only secret she’s keeping. Rogelio is being sued after quitting his reality show and hires a lawyer to help fix things, but when the lawyer makes things worse he turns to Bruce for help. Meanwhile, Bruce asks Jane and Alba for help in surprising Xo.
Jane feels guilty that she isn’t around for Mateo as much as she would like, so she decides to run for Room Mom against none other than perfect mom, Petra. With the help of Jane and Xo, Alba tries to impress her crush. Rafael tries to be there for both Jane and Petra. Meanwhile, Rogelio tries to slyly get information from Mateo about Xo and Bruce’s relationship.
Jane is finally ready to get back in the dating game so she enlists the help of Rafael and Petra. Alba takes Xo and Jane’s advice about being an independent woman when it comes to Jorge. Petra finds out that Chuck has been talking to the police, which could put her in hot water. Meanwhile, Rogelio is trying to settle his lawsuit in a hurry so he can start his new telenovela.
Jane is finally a published author but she’s reluctant to talk about her past to help sell her book. Rogelio is intimidated by his new younger male co-star and begins to wonder if the newbie is trying to sabotage him. Luisa and her girlfriend Eileen are back in town to visit Rafael, but Rafael isn’t taking any chances when it comes to safety. Meanwhile, Petra must convince Anezka to come back to Miami to answer some questions the police have for her.
Jane is ready for some casual dating and is pleasantly surprised when her date actually helps her fix things with Lina. Petra follows a lead with the help of Chuck that could help her sister’s case. Rafael takes Jane’s advice and tries to come clean with Petra. Rogelio is angry with Xo when she blows him off, but is shocked when he learns the reason why. Meanwhile, Alba is appalled by a comment a customer makes in the gift shop and decides to take a political stance.
Jane has to learn how to handle her new love life, especially when the guy she is dating introduces her to his grandmother. Petra learns some interesting information about Chuck. Xo and Rogelio are eager to share their news with Jane, but want to try to take her feelings into consideration. Meanwhile, when Mateo starts asking questions, Jane and Rafael are forced to sit down with him and explain how their family came to be.
Jane and Fabian are not on the same page when it comes to their relationship, which makes it hard for Jane to ask him for a favor. Petra and Rafael both turn to Jane for advice, but Jane is determined not to get involved. Meanwhile, Jane volunteers to help Xo and Rogelio, but might have bitten off more than she can chew.
Jane struggles to find the right words for Rogelio and Xo’s ceremony, when she learns about a mysterious letter that Michael wrote before their wedding. Rogelio and Xo are excited for their big day, but Rogelio gets some shocking news that could put things on hold. Once again Rafael is upset with Luisa and asks her to leave, but Luisa has a plan of her own. Meanwhile, Petra is skeptical about Jane’s feelings for Rafael which leads her to make a rash decision.
After having false labor, Jane insists that Xo and Rogelio go to Las Vegas to perform their show, but once they are gone the labor turns very real. Xo does everything she can to get back to help Jane, but ends up making Rogelio feel like he’s not part of the family. The truth about Michael and Rafael’s feelings for each other, and Jane, are put aside to help make Jane’s labor easier. With the good news on the birth of Jane’s baby, Alba is excited to tell her special friend. Meanwhile, Petra learns some very important information that concerns Rafael, leaving her to decide if she should tell him.
Jane is nervous to attend her five year high school reunion because she feels her life is not what she expected it to be. Rafael confides in Petra about Jane’s custody request, making Petra think she can fix the problem and become the hero. Xo is confused about Rogelio’s reaction during their show rehearsal until she learns the real reason behind it. Meanwhile, Jane agrees to attend Michael’s commendation ceremony, but she has a few ground rules.
In addition to being overwhelmed with all the wedding planning, Jane begins to feel guilty about her emerging feelings towards Rafael and decides to tell Michael during their pre-wedding counseling. Elsewhere, Rafael and Petra are faced with someone from their past and neither are happy about it. Meanwhile, Rogelio learns about Jane’s impending nuptials and pushes Xo to let him be part of his daughter’s wedding.
Furious at her mother Xo, Jane decides she needs some space and moves in with her fiancée, Michael. However, living together isn’t what she thought it would be and Jane has to rethink her plans. Jane makes an effort to get to know Rogelio, but when his nerves get the better of him, things don’t go quite as planned. Meanwhile, Rafael and Petra continue to struggle with the state of their marriage, but Petra has another unusual plan up her sleeve.
Jane and Rafael both reveal shocking secrets to each other. Xo is excited when a music producer, Elliot, contacts her to record a demo, but little does she know that Rogelio had a hand in making it happen. Meanwhile, Michael is close to a big break in his case, and Petra finds new was to make Rafael’s life difficult.
Jane and Rafael are both concerned about Petra’s true intentions with the baby, especially after they discover one of her shocking secrets. Rogelio is nominated again for a Best Actor award and invites Jane, Alba and Xo to attend the show with him. Xo is about to give up on her dreams, but when she meets her ultimate idol, Paulina Rubio, she has a change of heart. Meanwhile, Michael unveils a huge clue in his ongoing investigation.
As a hurricane rips through Miami, Jane is forced to stay at the Marbella, but the storm soon becomes the least of her concerns. When Rogelio hears about Alba’s condition, he rushes to Xo’s side at the hospital to comfort her. Rafael is reinstated as boss, but he is soon faced with a difficult decision regarding layoffs at the hotel. Meanwhile, Michael helps Alba, but does his best to keep it a secret.
When the nuns surprise Jane by offering her a permanent teaching position, she’s excited, but things become complicated when Rogelio offers Jane a writing internship at his telenovela. Alba encourages Xo to keep the promise she made to God about Rogelio. Meanwhile, Michael is convinced of Rafael’s involvement with the mysterious Sin Rostro and disobeys his boss’ direct order to leave Rafael alone.
Jane gets a big break in her career, but it all seems too good to be true, especially when it involves Rogelio. Rafael is stressed about Sin Rostro’s connection to the hotel and begins to fear for his family’s safety. Meanwhile, Petra’s past is quickly catching up with her and she is disheartened when she learns the truth about someone very close to her.
Jane considers making a life-changing decision about her and Michael’s relationship. Alba is disappointed in Xo’s handling of Rogelio, so Alba takes it into her own hands to stop Rogelio from trying to see Jane. Meanwhile, Jane continues to question whether Petra will be a fit mother, and her pursuit of the truth leads to an unexpected change in their relationship. Michael’s on-going murder investigation leads to an unexpected discovery.
Jane decides the best thing for her is to stay away from Rafael, but when her friends insist on taking her to the hot new club that he owns, she finds it hard to avoid him. Elsewhere, Xo and Rogelio each have dinner plans, so Rogelio suggests they have a double date, but the evening doesn’t work out as planned. Meanwhile, Petra is once again scheming to make Rafael’s life more difficult.
Jane and Rafael are excited to find out the sex of the baby, but a medical issue means Jane might miss her graduation. Xo notices that something is going on with her mother, Alba, but Alba is too embarrassed to talk about it. Meanwhile, Michael thinks he has finally figured out who Sin Rostro is, but he must try to capture him before he slips away.
Michael is convinced that Rafael is helping to hide his father, and puts the thought into Jane’s head as well, making her grow suspicious of Rafael’s recent actions. Elsewhere, Jane forces Xo and Rogelio to reveal how they really feel about each other, but neither is prepared for what the other has to say. Petra finds a new way to torture Rafael that even he could not have imagined. Meanwhile, Jane’s friends want to throw her a baby shower, but it brings up some serious questions about her and Rafael’s future.
When Jane and Rafael receive news about their baby’s health, they revisit moving in together which prompts a surprise from Rafael. Alba gives Jane and Xo relationship advice that they both take to heart, but which leads them to unexpected friction with Rafael and Rogelio. Meanwhile, Petra finds herself with an unexpected ally. Michael tells Jane that her favorite literary idol is staying at the Marbella and Jane is determined to get her own book into her hands.
Jane is feeling distant from Rafael so she focuses on her writing instead, but is stuck with a case of writers block. When Jane runs into Michael he mentions a romance writing workshop, and she thinks she has found the solution. Petra has a solution to finding a musical performer for the Mirabella’s Calle Ocho celebration, but it forces Rafael to ask Rogelio for help. Rogelio is struggling with his new character as a detective, so he gets the brilliant idea to shadow Michael for real cop experience. Meanwhile, Xo has made a decision about her life with Rogelio which causes a rift between her and Alba.
When a crisis with the hotel overwhelms Rafael, Jane becomes concerned that he might not be as hands-on in fatherhood as she expected. Alba is having a difficult time with Xo’s living situation which causes a strain between them. Michael helps Rogelio with his relationship with Xo, and in return Rogelio helps Michael come to a realization about Jane. Meanwhile, Petra discovers a big secret that leaves her unsettled.
Jane unintentionally ruins Rafael’s chances of getting the hotel’s liquor license back, but her attempt to help fix it means missing the Villanueva’s Easter festivities. Rafael gets information about his birth mother from the private detective he has hired, but doesn’t like what he hears. Rogelio’s mother, Sofia, comes for a visit but she and Xo do not have the best history. Alba takes a big step in the romance arena, but is shocked when she learns what Edward does for a living. Meanwhile, Petra becomes more convinced about the secret she thinks she has stumbled upon and enlists Michael’s help to get confirmation.
Jane is desperate to fix things with Rafael and suggests working on a way to help them move past their problems. Xo has been keeping a secret from Rogelio, but when she finally comes clean to him, Rogelio’s reaction surprises her. Alba has a flashback of who pushed her down the stairs. Still dealing with the Sin Rostro aftermath, Michael makes an upsetting discovery about who was involved all along. Meanwhile, Petra finds herself in a dire situation leaving her to save herself.
Jane is determined to do what’s best for the baby, especially after she and Rafael learn that the baby is breech. Xo continues to try to apologize to Rogelio, but faces an uphill battle. Rogelio is offered a big career opportunity that could bring him back to his glory days. Meanwhile, Alba shares what happened the night of her accident and Jane turns to Michael for help in catching Petra in a lie.
Jane Villanueva is a driven young woman studying to become a teacher, nursing a dream to be a writer, and supporting herself with a job at a hot new Miami hotel. All the years of watching telenovelas with the two women who raised her – her sexy, young-at-heart mother, Xiomara and her still-devout grandmother, Alba – have given Jane a slightly unrealistic view of romance, but her wonderful fiancé, Michael, is supportive and even understands her decision to “save herself” until marriage. All of Jane’s meticulous life plans are turned upside down, however, when she sees her doctor for a routine check-up and is accidentally artificially inseminated with a specimen meant for someone else. Now, Jane is faced with the most important decisions of her life – a life that has suddenly become as dramatic, complicated and unpredictable as the telenovelas she has always loved.
Jane struggles to keep her unexpected pregnancy from taking over her life, but with her mom Xiomara pressuring her to sue the doctor who accidently inseminated her, and her constant run-ins with the baby’s biological father, Rafael, life is anything but normal. To top it off, Michael’s jealousy about Jane and Rafael’s past leads him to make an unexpected alliance with Petra. Meanwhile, Jane’s own father, Rogelio, is insisting on meeting his daughter, but Xiomara wants to keep the secret from Jane a little while longer.
Jane and Rogelio begin to grow closer until she meets his mean twin teenage stepdaughters, who are determined to make her life miserable. Rogelio insists Xo uses his band for her big performance at the Mirabella Hotel, but the band is not what she was expecting. Elsewhere, Rafael finds himself arrested after Petra files a complaint against him. Meanwhile, Jane is conflicted about the direction of her relationship with Michael and what will be the best choice for her.