Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Orange is the New Black

Are you watching this show?  You should be.  I'm not sure how we stumbled upon this show, but I was hooked instantly.  It's a Netflix original, meaning you can only watch it on Netflix streaming.  I hear there will be more and more shows like this, which is awesome because then there aren't all the "rules" of network TV. Let's face it, those shows get boring.  This is a show with true grit, and it's based on a true story revolving around a women's prison, the staff, inmates, stigma, environment, etc.  It is a fantastic show and I highly recommend it!

Here is a little blurb from Wikipedia:
Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan that first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Lionsgate Television, is based on Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, a memoir about her experiences in prison. Orange Is the New Black stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, a woman imprisoned for transporting drug money. The series also stars Laura Prepon as Alex Vause, a drug dealer and Piper's ex-girlfriend; Michael J. Harney as prison counselor Sam Healy; Kate Mulgrew as the inmate cook "Red," and Jason Biggs as Piper's fiancé, Larry Bloom.

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