Netflix Sets Dates for OITNB Season 3, Wet Hot American Summer and Others

Orange Is the New Black Season 3 Premiere Date

Prepare to get back on the chain gang on June 12: That’s when Netflix’s prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black will return for a third season, the streaming video service announced Monday.

In addition, the much-buzzed-about Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp — a continuation of the 2001 cult comedy film — will be available for viewing on July 17.

Other premiere dates released Monday include those for the Wachowski siblings sci-fi drama Sense8 (June 5) and a stand-up comedy special from Undateable star Chris D’Elia (April 17).

Release dates for Narcos, a drama starring Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones) as a Mexican DEA agent out to kill cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, and Club de Cuervos, a Spanish-language soccer comedy, are forthcoming. Similarly, Between, a Canadian thriller starring Jeannette McCurdy (iCarly), will be available for viewing sometime in May.

As for Netflix’s awaited resurrection of A&E’s Longmire, a spokesperson confirms that a release date for Season 4 has not yet been set.

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  1. Hamish says:

    I predict I won’t be very productive at work on Monday June 13th after I finish binge watching OITNB on the 12th… ;-)

  2. nhogan47 says:

    This is a brilliant strategy by Netflix. Summer programming doesn’t have very much competition. They could attract a lot of new business this way.

    • HAP says:

      However, the legacy networks have also taken to running new shows in summer unlike years ago when all they had were reruns of their in-season shows. The whole landscape is turning year round.

    • dan says:

      My wife and I started watching OITNB last summer when nothing else was on. Loved it! Spread the first two seasons out over the course of the summer. Looking forward to its return on 6/12!

    • Ellinas1978 says:

      I think most people that want to watch Orange have already watched the first two seasons.

  3. LP says:

    Finally! It feels like years since season 2 of Orange was out. I wish we didn’t have to wait so long but I’m just glad we have the date now. Best news I’ve heard in awhile!

  4. Matty says:

    Have they announced when Chelsea Handler’s new show will debut? 2016 right?

  5. Margot R Thompson says:

    Longmire Season 4 is awaited, Netflix! Please complete the negotiations & announce your start date!
    There are other tv series carriers, as you well know.

    A Longmire Fan

  6. PLEASE give us Longmire soon!!!