Netflix renews Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Season 4

Ellie Kemper in the Season 3 premiere of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Eric Liebowitz / Netflix

Netflix announced today that they have renewed Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a fourth season.

Originally set to air for at least one season on NBC in 2015, the series was soon moved over to Netflix with an initial two-season order, where it has recieved critical acclaim over the first three seasons.  To date, the series has earned eleven Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stars Ellie Kemper in the lead role.  Held captive with three other women for 15 years by Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne (Jon Hamm) in Indiana, Kimmy makes her way to New York City in the first season only to discover a whole new way of life.  She moves into an apartment with actor Titus Andromedon (Tituss Burgess), is friends with her landlord Lillian Kaushtupper (Carol Kane), and nannies for Jacqueline Voorhees (Jane Krakowski).

Starring Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is executive produced by Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond and David Miner.  The series is produced by Universal Television, Little Stranger Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix.

The third season was released on May 19, 2017 and is currently available for viewers to stream on Netflix.

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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