Netflix to End 'Orange Is The New Black' After Season Seven

Netflix will end its long-running drama series Orange Is The New Black after the seventh season, the network announced on social media Wednesday.

In a Twitter post, several stars of the Emmy-nominated series combined to announce that the series will end its run on the streaming service with the upcoming seventh season. The series, created and executive produced by Jenji Kohan, has been one of Netflix's most watched shows.

Orange Is The New Black stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Uzo Aduba, Natashia Lyonne and Daniel Brooks.

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