Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for Orange is the New Black, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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Netflix  has revealed premiere dates for several of its hit returning shows, including Orange Is The New Black and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. In addition, a slew of new series expected to premiere on the digital streaming site throughout 2016 now have global release dates.

The company first made the big announcement on Sunday during its TCA panel, where it presented attendees with a series of new trailers, show renewals and official casting announcements. The online media company also shared its plans to produce 600 hours of programming this year, which will see the company spending $6 billion dollars on acquired and original content in order to do that.

Below are the premiere dates for a handful of Netflix’s awarding-winning and nominated series, as well as new original programming for children and tweens.

Orange Is The New Black – Friday, June 17
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Friday, April 15
Grace and Frankie – Friday, May 6
Lost & Found Music Studios – Friday, April 1
Kong: King of the Apes – Friday, April 15
Word Party – Friday, June 3

As for new adult comedies and dramas, the Aston Kutcher and Danny Masterson-led The Ranch will premiere its first 10 episodes on Friday, April 1. The multi-camera comedy series, set in Colorado, sees Colt’s (Kutcher) return home to help run his family’s ranching business with his older brother (Masterson) after a short-lived semi-pro football career. Meanwhile, serio-comedy Flaked, starring comedic mastermind Will Arnett as Chip—a man doing his honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies—will become available to subscribers starting Friday, March 11.

Marseille, a political drama about one mayor’s plans to build a casino and his power struggle with city leaders and their secret interests, will drop on Friday, May 5. Stranger Things, an eight episode mystery-thriller about a missing boy, supernatural forces and government experiments from Wayward Pines’ Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer, will premiere on Friday, July 15. The series stars Winona Ryder and David Harbour (Suicide Squad). Part one of Baz Lurman’s highly anticipated music-driven drama The Get Down will also drop six episodes on Friday, August 12.

On the casting front, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond the Lights, Belle) and Mackenzie Davis (Halt and Catch Fire, The Martian) will star in an episode of the streamer’s revival of U.K. Channel 4 sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror. During the TCA panel fans of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Marvel’s Jessica Jones also received good news. Both series have been renewed for a third and second season, respectively.

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