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Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black” to end with season 7

Season 7 is slated to premiere in summer 2019

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The streaming site Netflix has announced that one of its biggest ever hits, “Orange Is The New Black”, is coming to an end. The announcement was made through a video post on the show’s official twitter account.

Cast members including Uzo Aduba and Taylor Schilling promised that it would go out with a bang.

Created by Kohan, based on Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, its first season aired in 2013 and has been a massive hit. It became Netflix’s most watched original series.

The creator of the series Jenji Kohan, said, “After seven seasons, it’s time to be released from prison/ I will miss all the badass ladies of Litchfield and the incredible crew we’ve worked with. My heart is orange but fade to black.”

The cast of the show have been sharing the news on social media with messages to viewers and about their time on the series.

 

 

 

 

 

The series stars Taylor Schilling as Piper, Uzo Aduba, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks, Selenis Leyva, Taryn Manning, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz, Lea DeLaria, Adrienne C. Moore, Elizabeth Rodriguez Michael Harney and Nick Sandow.

For its first season, it earned 12 Primetime Emmy nominations including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, winning three.

Orange Is The New Black also went on to earn an additional four Emmy nominations in Season 2, including Outstanding Drama Series, and win for Uzo Aduba for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. It is the first series to score Emmy nominations in both comedy and drama categories.

The series also has received six Golden Globe Award nominations, six Writers Guild of America Award nominations, a Producers Guild of America Award, an American Film Institute award, and a Peabody Award.

As being reported the series had received a three-season renewal ahead of its Season 4 premiere in 2016. As part of the deal, creator and showrunner Kohan will stay on through Season 7.

As per the announcement this finale of the series, Season 7 is slated to premiere in summer 2019.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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