Orange Is the New Black (sometimes abbreviated as OITNB) is an American television series developed by Jenji Kohan, Sara Hess and Tara Herrmann for Netflix, starring Taylor Schilling. It is based on Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison (2010), a memory created by Piper Kerman, about her experiences at FCI Danbury, a federal minimum security prison.
The series was made official in the first half of 2013, with an order of 13 episodes for the first season, which was released on July 11, 2013. On February 5, 2016, Netflix renewed the series for a fifth, sixth and seventh season . On October 17, 2018, it was confirmed that the seventh season would be the last of the series and was released on July 26, 2019.