"Orange Is the New Black" Renewed for Season 3

By Chris Harnick
|  Monday, May 5, 2014  |  Updated 3:42 PM CDT
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The prison term was just extended: "Orange Is the New Black" is coming back for season three.

Laura Prepon, who stars on the hit Netflix series as Alex Vause, made the announcement on her Instagram page. Prepon appeared in much of the first season of "OITNB," but will only return for a handful of episodes for the upcoming second season. However, she will have a larger part in the just announced third season.

"Orange Is the New Black" is reportedly Netflix's most-watched original show...but Netflix doesn't reveal how many viewers actually watch their programming. Netflix previously renewed the dramedy for a second season before the first one premiered.

Watch the trailer for season two of "Orange Is the New Black" above.

MORE: "Orange Is the New Black" season two photos

"OITNB" also stars Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew, Uzo Aduba, Taryn Manning, Laverne Cox, Danielle Brooks and Natasha Lyonne. This season, Lorraine Toussaint joins the cast as Vee, a woman with a past with Mulgrew's character, Red.

"Orange Is the New Black" season two premieres June 6 on Netflix.

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