Jennie Snyder Urman

Jennie Snyder Urman

Highest Rated: 15% Something Borrowed (2011)

Lowest Rated: 15% Something Borrowed (2011)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Jennie Snyder Urman was a TV writer and producer who rose to prominence in 2014 for creating the hit series "Jane the Virgin" (The CW, 2014- ). Of course, Urman's breakout success was over a decade in the making. Having always had a desire to pen stories for the small screen, Urman got her chance in 2003 when she became a staff writer on the short-lived sitcom "Hope & Faith" (ABC, 2003-06). After the show was cancelled in 2006, an undeterred Urman continued writing spec scripts in hopes of landing more work. One of those scripts made it into the hands of producers for "Gilmore Girls" (The WB/The CW, 2000-07), who hired Urman on staff as a writer. During her year-long tenure on the show, Urman wrote four episodes of "Gilmore Girls." When the show ended in 2007, she quickly found staff writing jobs on the Anne Heche romantic dramedy "Men in Trees" (ABC, 2006-08), Candace Bushnell's "Lipstick Jungle" (NBC, 2008-09), and the updated version of "90210" (The CW, 2008-2013). By 2011, Urman found her way into writing movies. She penned two produced screenplays in 2011: "Danny Lowinski" and "Something Borrowed." Neither film, however, made much of a dent with critics. Undeterred, Urman returned to TV writing and in 2014 she created the hit comedy for The CW, "Jane the Virgin." The show, a comedy about a young, traditional Latina woman who must come to terms with the fact that a doctor artificially inseminated her by accident, was an instant success with both critics and audiences. In January of 2015, the show was renewed for a second season with Urman reprising her role as showrunner.

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Movies

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15% 48% Something Borrowed Screenwriter $39M 2011

TV

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No Score Yet 40% Charmed Executive Producer 2018-2021
No Score Yet 34% Broke Executive Producer,
Writer
2020
100% 85% Jane The Virgin Unknown (Guest Star),
Director,
Writer,
Executive Producer
2014-2020
86% 85% Reign Writer 2013
33% 69% Emily Owens, M.D. Executive Producer,
Writer
2012-2013
No Score Yet 38% 90210 Writer 2009-2010
56% No Score Yet Men in Trees Writer 2008
85% 85% Gilmore Girls Writer 2006-2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Unknown (Guest Star),
Writer
2003-2005

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