Orange Is the New Black (Also known as OITNB) is a Netflix Original series that premiered July 11, 2013 and ended July 26, 2019.

The series is based on the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman, which focuses on her experiences in a minimum-security prison. The series was created by Jenji Kohan and, through its run, became Netflix's most-watched original.


"A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women's prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy-winning series from the creator of "Weeds.""
—Netflix Synopsis

The series focuses on Piper Chapman, a woman living in New York City until she is sentenced to fifteen-months at Litchfield Penitentiary for transporting drug-money for her girlfriend, Alex Vause. The series focuses on the complexity of living in an all-woman, minimum-security prison, including sexual relationships, riots and dealing with a new life.

Cast and CharactersEdit

  • Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman
  • Laura Prepon as Alex Vause
  • Michael Harney as Sam Healy
  • Michelle Hurst as Miss Claudette Pelage
  • Kate Mulgrew as Galina "Red" Reznikov
  • Jason Biggs as Larry Bloom
  • Uzo Aduba as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren
  • Danielle Brooks as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson
  • Natasha Lyonne as Nicky Nichols
  • Taryn Manning as Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett
  • Selenis Leyva as Gloria Mendoza
  • Adrienne C. Moore as Cindy "Black Cindy" Hayes
  • Dascha Polanco as Dayanara "Daya" Diaz


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Season 7


  • 16 Emmy Award nominations and four wins.



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