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Orange Is The New Black Season 5 Premiere Date Announced

They're back in black... or orange, rather.

Last year, Netflix announced that the antics (and sometimes atrocities) TV watchers fell in love with in Orange Is the New Black would be sticking around for three more seasons following the most recent fourth one. Until today, fans of the prison comedy-drama were left guessing when they'd get to hear the show's iconic theme tune and visit their favorite inmates again. The wait was made officially over today, as it's been announced that the ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary will be making their bold return to the streaming service on June 9, 2017 for Orange Is the New Black season 5.

In the season 4 finale, viewers were left with the image of one of Litchfield's most loved women taking a stand against a perpetually abusive corrections officer burned in their minds – and a slew of questions, not the least of which includes, "Did Daya actually pull the trigger and shoot Humphrey?" Who makes it out of the show-down of the century alive is a guessing game, but at least audiences now know how long the wait will be to get the answer.

Netflix revealed the June 9 premiere date in an exclusive first look during a press event. The teaser (and we mean super teaser-y, since it's only 15 short seconds long) trailer doesn't reveal a ton of details regarding season 5's direction or plot, but it does offer up the slightest taste of what's in store.

What Orange Is the New Black fans do know, however, is that the events of the fifth season are dotted across a much shorter timeline – just three days to be exact, according to Danielle Brooks, who plays the outspoken and lovable Taystee on the show. In an interview with E!, Brooks stated that season 5 will be a "very detailed [and] very intense" viewing experience, due in large part to the shortened time-span and the new storyline. It definitely seems the upcoming season will include insanely high stakes and increased tension – and we can't wait.

Fans will also get to see a bunch of familiar faces, with a returning cast that includes Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Jackie Cruz, Lea DeLaria, Natasha Lyonne, Kate Mulgrew, Adrienne C. Moore, Laura Prepon, and Taylor Schilling.

While you count down the days to the Netflix premiere, be sure to read up on what the show actually gets wrong about prison.