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Sherry White: A Little Breather

I was a late-comer to the Orphan Black writing team. I came into the show already a fan, and though that was cool, it was kind of intimidating.

Aubrey Nealon: Paul’s Goodbye

When you write on a show as serialized as Orphan Black, you don’t get to decide what stories you’ll tell in your episode. Your job is to provide a chapter in the larger story, often working with beats that were mapped out by the …

Unexplained Phenomena

Editor’s Note: We culled your questions from this blog, Facebook, and Tumblr for this week’s questions. See Cosima’s responses below and be sure to submit your own!

Alex Levine: ‘Bottle-Types’ and Contortionists

Back in the heat of summer, as we were breaking the season, we knew episode 305 was supposed to be a smaller “bottle-type” show, meaning we would lean heavily on our existing sets and try to shoot the episode in seven days. But as …

Russ Cochrane: Blood, Mud, and Vodka

This week’s entry was written by Russ Cochrane

Every episode of every show, no matter what it is, is a challenge to build from the ground up. It’s often an incredibly long and painful process to figure out the story you want to tell and the very best way to tell it.

BBC America Greenlights ‘Orphan Black’ for Season 4!

It’s time to party, #CloneClub!

BBC AMERICA announced today the renewal of its award-winning original series Orphan Black for a fourth season. The drama has been re-commissioned for a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions and is slated to air in 2016.