"Orange Is the New Black" has been sentenced to a hard time at this year's Emmys.
A panel for the TV Academy ruled that the hit Netflix prison series would be classified as a drama for award consideration, pitting it against a much tougher field than it faced as a comedy, Variety first reported.
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