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'Orange Is the New Black' Renewed for a Third Season

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood May 5, 2014 at 3:59PM

Netflix's women-behind-bars dramedy "Orange Is the New Black," which recently covered EW and returns for a second season June 6 (all episodes), has been renewed for a third season. Or at least so says star Laura Prepon, who excitedly Instagrammed a dry-erase board list of possible titles for the "official" Season Three (one example: The Great Hate Fuck).
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Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon in "Orange Is the New Black"
Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon in "Orange Is the New Black"

Netflix's women-behind-bars dramedy "Orange Is the New Black," which recently covered EW and returns for a second season June 6 (all episodes), has been renewed for a third season. Or at least so says star Laura Prepon, who excitedly Instagrammed a dry-erase board list of possible titles for the "official" Season Three (one example: The Great Hate Fuck).

Here's Prepon's Instagram pic:

Laura Prepon Instagram

Based on the Piper Kerman memoir, OITNB is overseen by showrunner Jenji Kohan ("Weeds"), and stars a diverse ensemble of actresses including Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Uzo Aduba, Kate Mulgrew and Natasha Lyonne. 

Check out the most recent Season Two trailer here.

This article is related to: Television, TV, TV News, Netflix, Orange is the New Black


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.