‘Orphan Black’ Renewed for Fifth and Final Season

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BBC America has renewed “Orphan Black” for Season 5, which will be the final season of the Tatiana Maslany drama.

The last season will consist of 10 episodes, slated to air on BBC America in 2017. The Season 4 finale airs tonight, June 16, at 10 p.m.

“‘Orphan Black’ is a thrilling, genre-bending ride that has captured our fans’ imaginations and hearts like no other show,” said Sarah Barnett, President of BBC America. “Our genius team of actors, writers and producers have, time after time, taken us to a place of awe, delight and utter shock and surprise. Tatiana has been and continues to be a complete revelation, hers is one of the most remarkable performances on television, and she is joined by an extraordinary cast. We can’t wait to take our incredibly passionate audience on one final gobsmacking clone adventure.”

Co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson added: “We are excited to deliver an epic conclusion to the tale of Sarah and her clone sisters. The past four seasons have been a phenomenal adventure and we are eternally grateful to our loyal fans who have loved the twists and thrills of our weird little show. We are thankful to our partners at Temple Street, and to BBC America and Space for their support and giving us the opportunity to end on a high.”

“When we embarked upon this journey with John and Graeme, we knew we had something special on our hands, but didn’t imagine how deeply it would resonate with audiences and the worldwide acclaim it would receive. We are truly in awe of Tatiana who, each season, pulls off the impossible and brings each clone and their unique personalities to life in an extraordinarily captivating way,” said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, executive producers of “Orphan Black” and co-presidents of Boat Rocker Studios. “We are so proud of the cast and crew, who will be on this final ride with us as we draw the ‘Orphan Black’ story to a close, and extremely thankful to our partners at BBC America and Space for their continued support, as well as the legions of fans who have made these five seasons possible.”

“Orphan Black” is produced by Temple Street in association with BBC America and Space. Executive Producers are Schneeberg, Fortier and Kerry Appleyard of Temple Street, along with Manson and John Fawcett. “Orphan Black” is distributed by BBC Worldwide.

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  1. Jacci Williams says:

    I absolutely love Orphan Black. I hope you will continue the show.

  2. Love on the character’s are fantastic love Helena plays a goodpart can’t wait for season 5 in the uk

  3. love o b can’t wait for season 5 . such brilliant actors drag u in.will we see cal again.love helena creepy at first but hilarious one liners.well done !!!!

  4. Question says:

    Wow Temple Street found another film maker to rip off this time for their next production of they going for the same ones they ripped off last time. Like we don’t know the answer already.

    • Oh no ……….I know and understand you cannot let my beloved family go on forever.
      I love each and every single character on the show including all Tatiana plays.
      Helena is my Fav. Pure innocence.
      Just let me know where to buy all 5 seasons.
      And I don’t really how thank you for such splendid piece of art.
      Not just TV….but pure Art work…genius.

  5. I’m glad they are not being careless with the number of seasons they are making. The show could arguably last for more, but stopping at five means it will all be about quality rather than quantity.

  6. Good. 5 seasons feels like a good time to get out before the premise stops being cool, fun, smart, and worth watching.

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