Netflix on Sunday announced premiere
dates for a number of upcoming series, including Orange is the New
Black, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Grace and Frankie.
In Grace And Frankie,
adversaries Grace (played by Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lilly Tomlin)
are unexpectedly brought together when their husbands announce that
they are gay and getting hitched to each other. Martin Sheen (The
West Wing) plays Robert, Fonda's husband, while Sam Waterston
(Law and Order) plays Sol, Tomlin's husband. The show's
second season premieres Friday, May 6.
The award-winning Orange is the New
Black returns for a fourth season on Friday, June 17.
The series is based on Piper Kerman's
memoir, Orange is the new Black: My Year in a Women's Prison,
and her experiences at a minimum-security prison.
The comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
revolves around Kimmy Schmidt (played by Ellie Kemper), a naive young
woman who fled to New York City after spending 15 years in an Indiana
bunker. Schmidt struggles to adapt to an unfamiliar world with the
help of her roommate Titus Andromedon (Tituss Burgess), a gay
struggling actor. The show's second installment premieres Friday,
character to get a new love interest in season two.)