House of Cards picked a pointed date to announce its big return.
The Netflix series' official Twitter account tweeted a video on Friday -- Inauguration Day -- of children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance as an upside down American flag waves in front of the White House, revealing that the show's fifth season premieres on May 30. The premiere date also marks the first time a Netflix original series will premiere on a Tuesday instead of on a Friday.
The line refers to the fourth season of the show ending with a hostage crisis, with the terrorists live-streaming a death.
House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood, and Robin Wright as his wife, Claire Underwood. Creator Beau Willimon stepped down from showrunner after season four, and was replaced by Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese.
"Quite honestly, it broke my heart," Kelly said. He's not only a good friend but one of the most talented guys out there. I'll miss everything about him. It'll be tough for many reasons, but I think we'll continue to make a great show."