Jane the Virgin (season 5)

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Jane the Virgin (season 5)
Jane the Virgin season 5 poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Starring
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes9
Release
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseMarch 27, 2019 (2019-03-27) –
present (present)
Season chronology
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List of Jane the Virgin episodes

The fifth and final season of Jane the Virgin debuted in the United States on The CW on March 27, 2019.[1] The season is produced by CBS Television Studios, with Jennie Snyder Urman serving as showrunner. Jane the Virgin was renewed for a fifth and final season on April 2, 2018.[2]

Season five stars Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva, Andrea Navedo as Jane's mother Xiomara De La Vega, Ivonne Coll as Jane's grandmother Alba Villanueva, and Jaime Camil as Jane's father Rogelio De La Vega, with Justin Baldoni as Jane's lover and baby daddy Rafael Solano, Brett Dier as Jane's supposedly dead husband, Michael Cordero and Yael Grobglas as Rafael's ex-wife and other baby mama Petra Solano and Elias Janssen as Jane's son Mateo Solano Villanueva.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Guest[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
821"Chapter Eighty-Two"Gina RodriguezJennie Snyder UrmanMarch 27, 2019 (2019-03-27)0.79[6]
Jane struggles to cope with the fact that Michael, who now goes by the name of Jason and suffers from amnesia, has returned from the dead. Petra tries to be a better person for the sake of her relationship with JR. Jane and Michael relive their past trying to trigger his memory, only making it harder for Jane as she feels like she was erased from his life. Jane agrees to move in with Rafael because of his unselfishness. Luisa tells Rafael that she will meet Rose to find out why she kidnapped and tormented Michael. Rose is seen in prison speaking to other inmates about their next step.
832"Chapter Eighty-Three"Gina LamarChantelle M. Wells & Katie WechApril 3, 2019 (2019-04-03)0.61[7]
Jane tries to find out if she is still married to Michael/Jason and suffers from severe catholic guilt. Jane tries her best to help Jason regain his memory but is not getting through to him. After Jane learns that she is still married to Michael, she decides to get divorced from him so she can move on with Rafael. Luisa visits Rose in jail learning the reason she faked Michael's death and gave him amnesia. Rogelio has a hard time leaving Xo alone while he is filming the American version of his telenovela. Bobby visits Luisa at her new condo and she blindly invites him in. Jason is lying to Jane regarding the divorce papers.
843"Chapter Eighty-Four"Brad SilberlingValentina L. Garza & Deidre ShawApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)0.61[8]
Jane admits to Rafael that Jason will only sign the divorce papers if he can take her out on a fishing date. Mateo and the twin girls clash, confronting Petra and Jane with their own differences. Things get ugly on set when Rogelio discovers that River Fields is earning twice as much. When Mateo spots Jason at the Marbella, Jane and Rafael are forced to make up a passable explanation. Petra admits that she feels left out by Jane; the two make amends and exchange advice on each other's love lives. Jason shows up at Jane's after their date and agrees to move back to Montana. When he takes his leave, the top of his fishing rod strikes the porch ceiling. As white debris rains down, Jason remembers Michael's first kiss with Jane "under the snow," which further triggers his memory of their entire life together.
854"Chapter Eighty-Five"Melanie MayronCarolina Rivera & Liz SczudloApril 17, 2019 (2019-04-17)0.69[9]
Jane is happy that life is back to normal, until she learns that Michael has finally retrieved his memory. Petra's mother, Magda returns and starts working as a pirate fortune teller at the Marbella. Xo is having her last chemo session and insists on going to grandparents day at Mateo's school, as she wants him to remember her for the person she used to be. Michael and Jane connect while catching up on the last four years of their lives, leaving Jane with unresolved feelings regarding the divorce. Petra leans on Jane for advice regarding JR, but when they have too much to drink, Jane does something she later regrets. JR finally agrees to meet Petra and they patch things up. Jorge breaks Alba's heart when she learns that he doesn't feel the same about her. Rafael tells Jane to leave as he can't wait for her to choose Michael all over again, leaving her heartbroken.
865"Chapter Eighty-Six"Gina LamarJoni Lefkowitz & Madeline HendricksApril 24, 2019 (2019-04-24)0.58[10]
Jane is heartbroken after Rafael told her to leave, and the fact that Mateo hates her is not helping. Michael comes round to tell Jane his life insurance policy wants their $40 000 back as he is not actually dead, so he needs Jane to find documentation proving that she genuinely thought he was dead and he wasn't faking it for the money. Rogelio is upset that Baby is more attached to Esteban than him, and after a talk with Darci, Ro gets Esteban a job in Mexico. Unfortunately this leads to Esteban breaking up with Darci. Jane can't face going to her unicorn themed 30th birthday party, so runs away and gets stuck in a ditch trying to catch her notes. Alba and Xo go after her, followed by Petra who needs Jane to corroborate her alibi for why she couldn't have sent an e-mail to Milos (JR has trust issues with her). Raf agrees with Jane that he had been undermining her and not being a good parent. Jane admits that she still has feelings for Michael and that it's not fair to ask Raf to stick around whilst she figures it out. She also makes up with Mateo.
876"Chapter Eighty-Seven"Eric LeaRafael AgustínMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)0.59[11]
Jane struggles to give Rafael some needed space. Petra tries to make a good impression on JR's friends, going to a gay bar with them. Michael remembers a clue which can lead to why Rose gave him amnesia but Bobby, a minion of Sin Rostro, gets the upper hand. Xo is not ready to have sex again after her chemo and feels she is too young to go through menopause. Alba's feelings for Jorge grow stronger but she tells him that they both should go their separate ways after he receives his green card.
887"Chapter Eighty-Eight"Stuart GillardDeirdre ShawMay 8, 2019 (2019-05-08)0.71[12]
Jane travels to Montana with Michael, feeling guilty about Rafael. Feeling unsure about Michael, Jane has an on and off time with him. Jane and Michael struggle to be honest with each other. Jane has a clear thought and finally realizes that what she's feeling for Rafael is not guilt but love. After telling Michael that she loves Rafael and chooses to be with him she returns to Miami and tells Rafael how she feels. After Rafael tells Jane that it's too late for their relationship, Jane is more determined to fight for the man she loves.
898"Chapter Eighty-Nine"Zetna FuentesKatie Wech & Valentina L. GarzaMay 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)0.62[13]
Jane is unable to back off and give Rafael space – he starts avoiding her so she resorts to stalking him. When a co-parenting issue arises where they both meet with Mateo’s teacher, Jane misreads Rafael's intentions and continues pursuing him, embarrassing him in front of his boss and some clients. Rogelio asks Jane for advice with his new project and persuades her to write a proposal. Alba and Jorge pass an immigration interview and finally declare their love for each other. Petra and JR agree to work on their relationship, with JR taking more interest in Petra’s children. Bobby, a minion of Sin Rostro and now Luisa's new neighbor, cozies up to her so as to worm his way into the Solano family, presumably per Sin Rostro's orders.
909"Chapter Ninety"Gina RodriguezChantelle M. WellsMay 22, 2019 (2019-05-22)0.48[14]
Jane and Ro successfully pitch the idea for Ro’s new show to the producers and to River Fields. Alba and Jorge get married again in a small church ceremony. Luisa assures Rafael that she’s getting her life on track – again – and she asks to be allowed to meet his kids. Jane discovers that Ro secretly promised to repay the publishers if her novel didn’t sell but she forgives him. Petra and JR continue working out their relationship issues. Rafael finally introduces Luisa to Mateo and just as they’re all about to go to the beach, Dennis, the police detective, calls Rafael with the news that Sin Rostro is still working with Luisa. Bobby breaks into Rafael’s house while no one is home.
9110"Chapter Ninety-One"[15]Gina LamarJoni LefkowitzMay 29, 2019 (2019-05-29)TBD
9211"Chapter Ninety-Two"[16]Leo ZismanLiz SczudloJune 5, 2019 (2019-06-05)TBD

Reception[edit]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Chapter Eighty-Two" March 27, 2019 0.3/2 0.79[6] 0.4 0.7 0.77 1.56[17]
2 "Chapter Eighty-Three" April 3, 2019 0.2/1 0.61[7] TBD TBD TBD TBD
3 "Chapter Eighty-Four" April 10, 2019 0.2/1 0.61[8] TBD TBD TBD TBD
4 "Chapter Eighty-Five" April 17, 2019 0.2/2 0.69[9] TBD TBD TBD TBD
5 "Chapter Eighty-Six" April 24, 2019 0.2/1 0.58[10] TBD TBD TBD TBD
6 "Chapter Eighty-Seven" May 1, 2019 0.2/1 0.59[11] TBD TBD TBD TBD
7 "Chapter Eighty-Eight" May 8, 2019 0.3/2 0.71[12] TBD TBD TBD TBD
8 "Chapter Eighty-Nine" May 15, 2019 0.2/2 0.62[13] TBD TBD TBD TBD
9 "Chapter Ninety" May 22, 2019 0.2/1 0.48[14] TBD TBD TBD TBD

References[edit]

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