Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Top 14 New Shows of 2014: #3

My annual TV Awards, the AFT Television Awards, are given out during the summer. But this year, during both the spring and the fall, produced many impressive new television series. As 2014 closes out and 2015 begins, here’s a look back at the best new shows of the year.

#3: Jane the Virgin

I never thought I’d enjoy this show at all, and certainly nowhere near as much as I do. This series has managed to transcend its gimmicky premise and become a full-fledged telenovela parodying itself on a regular basis. The whole cast is superb, and Gina Rodriguez is a wonderful lead. This is not what I would expect from the CW, and the network’s twin Golden Globe nominations for this show demonstrate that, due to this show and #4 on my list, a forgotten network may just be making a comeback.

Best Episode: “Chapter Seven
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