Laura Prepon - "Orange Is The New Black" star Laura Prepon celebrates her 35th birthday today with her girlfriends who showered her with gift before heading to the four seasons hotel in Thousand Oaks California for the the weekend. - Thousand Oaks, California, United States - Sunday 8th March 2015
Laura Prepon - Celebrities attend Entertainment Weekly's celebration honoring the 2015 SAG Awards nominees at Chateau Marmont - Arrivals at The Chateau Marmont - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 24th January 2015
Laura Prepon - Shots from the 2015 Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes After Party as a host of stars attended the party which was held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel at Robinsons May Lot in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015
The new season of the prison drama has seen a spike in illegal activity.
The second season of Orange Is The New Black debuted on Netflix last weekend, launching the next set of episodes of the female prison comedy-drama for all your binge-watching desires. However, as with all eagerly-anticipated new series, there has been an inevitable spike in the number of viewers watching the episodes illegally.
In the first two days of its release, "OITNB" season 2 episodes were illegally downloaded by 55,668 individuals over peer-to-peer networks in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia, the four biggest markets for piracy, according to piracy-tracking firm Excipio, via Variety.
The figure represents a tenfold rise from the 3,850 pirates who downloaded illegally during the first two days of the initial season last July. This is largely attributed to OITNB's snowballing success and increased buzz since season one as well as the show's constant accessibility to Netflix subscribers.
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The second season of the prison comedy-drama will premiere on Netflix this week. Until then, here are some preview clips!
Are you ready for the brand new season of Orange is the New Black? In a matter of hours we'll have 13 glorious new episodes of Netflix's hit original prison comedy-drama. Whether you eke out the joy to last into the summer or whether you binge all 13 over one weekend is up to you but we're here to whet your appetite with some exciting new clips from the new season.
For the uninitiated, Orange is the New Black is the Netflix original based on Piper Kerman's memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison. In the series, Taylor Schilling plays Piper, who is sent to prison for 15 months for transporting a suitcase full of drugs for her former girlfriend, Alex Vause (Laura Prepon).
The series sees Piper navigating the thorny prison hierarchy and its related stresses before reuniting with her former girlfriend in prison, leading the two to re-examine their relationship. Whilst taking a light-hearted look at women's prison and its characterful inmates, the series has also been praised to getting its viewers emotionally involved with some challenging scenarios.
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