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Netflix renews ‘House of Cards’ for fourth season in 2016

President Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey in the Netflix Original Series 'House of Cards'President Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey in the Netflix Original Series 'House of Cards'
President Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey in the Netflix Original Series 'House of Cards'Courtesy of Netflix

(Reuters) – Netflix’s popular political thriller “House of Cards” will return for a fourth season in 2016, according to the show’s Twitter account.

House of Cards,” the first online-only series to win an Emmy Award, tweeted its fourth season renewal along with the popular signature line of protagonist Frank Underwood, “I will leave a legacy.”

Starring Kevin Spacey as the underhanded Congressman Francis Underwood, “House of Cards” put a new twist on the binge-watching trend in television as Netflix made all the season episodes available at once.

The political drama, based on a book and a BBC miniseries of the same name, has also had a positive impact on subscriber growth, according to Netflix (NFLX).