Taylor Schilling in a scene from NetflixÕs ÒOrange is the New BlackÓ Season 2. Photo credit: JoJo Whilden for Netflix.
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No, Orange Is the New Black Wasn't Canceled

Jul 13, 2014

Don't worry, Piper is coming back to TV.

Fans of the Netflix hit Orange Is the New Black were briefly taken in by a hoax this week when the satirical website Empire News posted a story blaring that Netflix had pulled the plug on the show about life in a women's prison.

“We regret to inform Netflix members that Orange Is the New Black has been permanently cancelled," the quoted Netflix's CEO as saying in a statement. "Also, starting September 1st, 2014, past episodes will no longer be available for streaming on Netflix.”

Not so fast. Netflix posted a picture Sunday of the characters Crazy Eyes and Taystee on set filming Season 3 and assured fans the show is coming back:

The show's official Twitter page also chimed in:

The clarification was surely welcomed by fans who had reacted to the initial "story" with shock and outrage.

https://twitter.com/LookIts_Erica/status/488221310301249536

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