'Orange is the New Black' is renewed for several more seasons

Creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan will continue working on the show

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Rich Fury / AP/Press Association Images Uzo Aduba, from left, Laverne Cox, Danielle Brooks, Jenji Kohan, Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew and Selenis Leyva arrive at Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" Q&A Screening | Image: Rich Fury / AP/Press Association Images

Streaming service Netflix has announced that 'Orange is the New Black' has been renewed for three additional seasons.

The critically-acclaimed series follows a diverse group of inmates serving time in a women's prison.

Season four will premiere on Friday, June 17th and additional seasons five, six and seven will premiere in future years.

Creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan will also continue working on the show for seasons five, six and seven.

"Jenji and her team have produced a phenomenal and impactful series that is both funny and dramatic, outrageous and heartfelt. Audiences around the world have come to love the ladies and men of Orange is the New Black, and we are eager to see where three more seasons will take them," said Cindy Holland, vice president of original content at Netflix.

The hour-long series stars a diverse and award-winning cast - including Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox and Uzo Aduba.

Aduba recently won 'Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series' at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Netflix has over 75 million members in more than 190 countries.