Netflix Releases Orange Is the New Black Early – We Reviewed It

Netflix released Orange Is the New Black six hours early on Thursday, but Entertainment Weekly had the jump on ladies of Litchfield before the unexpected premiere. Keep reading for Doc Jensen’s review of the prison dramedy (spoilers ahead).

New Orange Is the New Black Trailer: 'Complicated Ladies in a Complicated Place'

It is now completely acceptable to start the Orange Is the New Black countdown.

The ladies of Litchfield are coming back, and they’re coming back with a bang.

The Netflix original series returns for its third season next month, and based on the new trailer’s promise, these last few weeks are going to feel like an eternity.

Find All the Easter Eggs in the New Orange Is the New Black Poster (PHOTO)

It’s a throwback, you potato with eyes!

Weeks after releasing the unapologetic first trailer for Orange Is the New Black’s upcoming season, Netflix has revealed a poster that is sure to whet fans’ appetite for season 3 even as it nods to the show’s history.

OITNB Star Kate Mulgrew's Daughter Talks About Meeting Her Mom for the First Time

The moment Danielle Gaudette was told who her birth mother was, “My world shrunk into a tunnel,” she tells PEOPLE. “It was like 8 a.m., and I was waiting for a taxi to come and take me to work. The phone rang, and this woman said, ‘We think we’ve found a match.’ Immediately I’m like … it’s hard to describe. What is it? Fear? Panic? Anxiety? It was definitely adrenaline.”

Gaudette, who was 22 at the time, recalls the woman on the phone saying, “We’re all so excited at the office. Do you watch Star Trek? It’s Captain Kathryn Janeway from Star Trek.”

What Kate Mulgrew Asked the Daughter She Gave Up for Adoption the First Time They Met

One early morning in 1999, while sitting in her trailer at Paramount Studios, Kate Mulgrew got the call she’d been waiting two decades to receive: “Hello, Kate? This is Danielle.”

After a 22-year search for the child she gave up for adoption in 1977, the Orange Is the New Black star was finally reunited with her daughter, Danielle.

Orange Is the New Black Star Kate Mulgrew Gets Real About Aging in Hollywood

With a new memoir coming and a role on a hit TV series, actress Kate Mulgrew isn’t holding back on how tough it’s been for women in Hollywood.

The actress, who plays prison cook Red on Orange Is the New Black and starred as Capt. Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager, says it’s “absurd” that women are still fighting for the same pay as men.

Why Kate Mulgrew Deserves the Emmy for Orange Is the New Black

It’s not easy to make a not-so-good person likeable. But as Galina “Red” Reznikov on Orange Is the New Black, Kate Mulgrew does it oh so well.

LeVar Burton Beams Up Star Trek Buddies for Reading Rainbow Campaign

LeVar Burton is rounding up his friends from the final frontier to help bring Reading Rainbow to every child.

Chili and Secrets: Kate Mulgrew Shares What's Cooking on Orange Is the New Black Season 2

Orange Is the New Black’s Kate Mulgrew reminisced about her early career on Saturday as a presenter at the Writer’s Guild Awards in N.Y.C.

Presenting the award for best writing in a daytime drama, the vivacious 58-year-old joked, “This category is one I was lucky enough to be a part of early in my career, 500 years ago.”

The actress was speaking of her time on Ryan’s Hope, though many know her now as the surly but soft-centered Red on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black.

'Nanny,' 'Trek' Lose Stars

Actresses Fran Drescher (“The Nanny”) and Kate Mulgrew (“Star Trek: Voyager”) both made news this weekend by delivering unexpected announcements that they are leaving their respective TV shows. For further details: