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Orange is the New Black renewed for three more years

There's going to be at least seven seasons

Orange is the New Black, one of Netflix's award winning original series, has just been renewed for three more seasons.

The show, which was created by Jenji Kohan (Weeds), currently has three seasons streaming on the service, with the fourth season set to debut on June 17.

Cindy Holland, vice president of original content, said in a press release that Orange is the New Black was the type of programming Netflix prided themselves on and was excited to continue its partnership with Kohan.

"Jenji and her team have produced a phenomenal and impactful series that is both funny and dramatic, outrageous and heartfelt," Holland said. "Audiences around the world have come to love the ladies and men of Orange is the New Black, and we are eager to see where three more seasons will take them."

The show follows a group of women serving time in prison and has been hailed by critics and audiences alike for its devotion to supporting a diverse cast and touching on storylines that get ignored by other mainstream series.

In the statement, Kohan thanked Netflix for giving them the opportunity to do the show when no one else would and said she was excited to see where the next three years would take them.

"Three more years! Not quite a political term, but still plenty of time to do some interesting things," Kohan said. "Three more years! Three more years!"

Netflix did not announce when the next three seasons would premiere on the service, but based on past precedent, most subscribers can expect them every June over the next couple of years.

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