Followers of The Workplace might be handled to prolonged episodes when the hit sitcom strikes to NBC’s streaming service, Peacock. The Greg Daniels-created office comedy initially rose to prominence in the course of the late 2000s. The Workplace wrapped up a nine-season run on NBC in 2013 however has remained probably the most well-liked sitcoms due to streaming. Netflix has benefited from the continued curiosity within the sequence for years, though The Workplace will quickly depart.
After NBCUniversal introduced plans to launch its personal streaming service, the need to have its largest piece of IP grew so Peacock might compete within the streaming wars. Netflix has the unique rights to The Workplace till the tip of 2020, which implies the present might be obtainable solely on Peacock beginning in 2021. The addition of The Workplace might be an enormous enhance to Peacock’s library of content material, as followers who’ve grown accustomed to watching the present frequently will want to join considered one of Peacock’s subscription fashions.
When The Workplace is on the market on Peacock in 2021, followers may have extra of the present to look at than ever earlier than. Matt Strauss, chairman of Peacock and NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises, just lately spoke to Bloomberg and revealed their plan so as to add further content material by means of the discharge of prolonged episodes and extra.
We might be reintroducing The Workplace in a extra full method, incorporating parts that weren’t a part of the unique broadcast.
Like every TV present, The Workplace has no scarcity of deleted or prolonged scenes that might be reincorporated into episodes on Peacock. Strauss did not reveal any particular examples of how The Workplace might be completely different on Peacock, however hopefully, NBC will get creative with these plans. If the plan is solely so as to add scenes again in that had been beforehand lower from the printed, the very best consequence could be for the discharge of scenes which have by no means been seen earlier than.
Relying on how Peacock pulls off these changes, it will likely be fascinating to see the response from diehard The Workplace followers. If these new parts are simply added in to present Peacock one thing to promote, followers may not just like the modifications which might be made, particularly if Daniels is not concerned within the course of of what’s added again in. The present has not been immune from modifications being made to it after the actual fact, whether or not it was the choice to take away the opening scene for the Halloween episode in season 6 or the latest lower of a scene with blackface from season 9. Now that Peacock will provide extra alterations to The Workplace, followers must wait a number of extra months to determine what might be achieved.
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