Netflix Scores With ‘Orange’ Series

There goes your weekend. The show hasn't even debuted, but Orange Is the New Black is already being renewed for a second season by Netflix thanks to a spate of rave reviews. The show, which follows a yuppie woman who goes to prison for drug smuggling, is relatively unknown, but that hasn't stopped the company from betting it will be big. The New Yorker lauded the show, calling it "smart, salty, and outrageous." A reviewer with The Hollywood Reporter said it was infused with "with an unpredictable flow of laughs, seriousness, an impressive and measured reveal of character backstories, and enormous potential."