Executive Producer of “Jane The Virgin”
Jorge Granier is CEO of Pongalo (formerly Latin Everywhere) and Executive Producer of the hit comedy “Jane The Virgin.” Granier is responsible for bringing “Jane The Virgin” from Venezuela to the United States where it airs Monday nights on The CW.
The Golden Globe nominated series “Jane The Virgin” is an adaptation of Venezuela’s RCTV telenovela “Juana La Virgen.” The CW series chronicles the story of aspiring writer Jane Villanueva, played by Golden Globe winning actress Gina Rodriguez, who is accidentally artificially inseminated and subsequently struggles to navigate her relationships with her biological father, her boyfriend and her religious grandmother. “Jane The Virgin” won the AFI Program of the Year, People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy and a Peabody Award.
As CEO of Pongalo (formerly Latin Everywhere), Granier oversees the diversified Latino-focused digital media company. Pongalo has created a robust digital ecosystem of media properties, including its Pongalo OTT platform, Pongalo Networks’ YouTube channels, and 50,000 hours of film and TV content – one of the largest collections of Latino-focused digital rights in the world. Its exclusive library includes award-winning feature films, television series, and telenovelas. Its own library is supplemented by premium titles from U.S. and Latin American producers including Revolution Studios (backed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group). Pongalo maintains distribution partnerships with Hulu, Netflix, Google, Amazon and more.
Additionally, Granier continues to act as a Director of RCTV International, a TV production, sales and distribution powerhouse founded in 1953 with a library of over 100 internationally acclaimed telenovelas. He also has several other shows in development at various U.S. networks.