NBC has reportedly taken charge of the show back from Netflix, for a new season. The popularity of the show may cause Netflix to lose millions of subscribers.
If reports are to be believed, the NBC officials are in talks with the original show creator Greg Daniels for a new season of ‘The Office’. It has been six years since the last episode of the American primetime sitcom, ‘The Office’, aired in 2013. And since then, fans have been holding on to their hopes for season 10. And, it seems that the wait might soon be over.
- How will this affect Netflix?
- When we can expect ‘The Office’ Season 10 to come out?
- What can we expect in season 10?
Since 2013, Netflix has taken the streaming contract of the show, which will end in 2021. After this, the show is supposed to be removed from the platform.
According to the contract, the streaming rights will go back to NBC. Still, keeping the buzz high for this show, according to Nielson survey revealed to “Variety”, ‘The Office’ trends as the number #1 acquired TV show on Netflix.
How will this affect Netflix?
With NBC’s new, almost free, digital subscription service, Peacock coming in, the chances of all original NBC shows streaming on it has become very high. Most popular NBC shows that are currently available on Netflix include: ‘The Office’, ‘Friends’, ‘Cheers’, ‘Good Girls’, ‘Parenthood’, ‘The Blacklist’, and many more.
Therefore, if NBC starts to pull back its shows from Netflix like ‘The Office’, combined with its attractive pricing model, the subscription and streaming of Netflix might be affected massively.
When can we expect ‘The Office’ Season 10 to come out?
NBC has not yet shown any official interest in doing a new season of ‘The Office’. Also, many cast members of this phenomenal American mockumentary sitcom have been against a new season.
Steve Carell, who played Michael Scott – the boss, told “Esquire” in an interview, “Because Netflix is replaying ‘The Office’, a lot more people have seen it recently. But, apart from that fact, I don’t think it is a good idea. The climate has changed; people might not accept it in the way it was accepted 10 years ago”.
Therefore, it is evident that if ‘The Office’ is to reboot with season 10, the new story, plot, cast, costumes, and culture have to be up-to-date. Also, we can never say never in the world of TV. We have also seen that many leading TV shows that get scrapped or concluded by the TV network, get picked up again by OTT services. What will be the case with ‘The Office’? We can only wait and watch.
What can we expect in season 10?
‘The Office’ Season 9 concluded with Dwight and Angela’s wedding, which Scott attends as Dwight’s best man, thanks to Jim. Dwight proves to be a better fit as the boss and manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company than Scott or Andy. And Jim decides not to quit for Pam.
If season 10 comes out, we can expect to see the changes that might come in Dunder Mifflin under Dwight’s leadership. There might be a new subplot revolving around the employees’ lives, and the fate of the company could be tested with new obstacles filled with humour.
However, one plot that we all can expect is Christmas in the office. Director John Krasinski said, in an interview with an entertainment website, “I think the thing that I always wanted to do is that Christmas special thing”.
“I love that idea, coming back, finding out where everybody is”.
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