Netflix is about to lose one of its biggest shows as the US version of it in early 2021 The office moves to a new home. The more than 180 episodes of the working comedy starring Steve Carell and John Krasinski are regularly featured in the Netflix top 10 charts, but the series has become the last big show to leave the streamer as the the so-called “streaming wars” continue
Where to look The office after it leaves Netflix
The office will leave Netflix US after midnight Pacific Time on January 1. However, it won’t be long before it is available to check online on a new service.
As soon The office is no longer in the Netflix catalog, but is streaming Peacock, the new streaming service from NBCUniversal.
This means that, for the first time in a while, some of The office will be available to watch online for free on a streaming service. Peacock is making the first two seasons available to watch online with ads for the streamer’s free subscribers.
Look The office Season 3 through 9, however, fans will be required to subscribe to one of Peacock’s two paid tiers. These are Peacock Premium, which offers the full catalog with ads for $ 4.99 per month (or $ 49.99 per year) or ad-free for $ 9.99 per month ($ 99.99 per year). Both tiers also offer a seven-day free trial.
Peacock Premium also has some perks for fans of The officeThe streamer will add a collection of what it calls “Superfan Episodes”, extended episodes with never-before-seen footage.
In December, the first of these episodes was teased in a video on the Peacock YouTube channel, where Michael (Steve Carell) joined Ryan (BJ Novak) business school class.
In a statement, The office The American creator Greg Daniels said of these extended episodes: “Having The office back in the NBC family provides access to a lot of additional content that we originally included … The experience on Peacock should feel like a celebration of The office for fans. “
although The office leaving Netflix US, as Peacock is currently a US service, it shouldn’t affect users in other countries. In the UK, for example, The Office will return to Netflix in January 2021, after a few years on Amazon Prime Video.
Currently, The office streams only on Netflix US and Canada. Although the show is leaving US Netflix, it is expected to remain on the Canadian version of the streamer – and the show’s addition to the UK catalog suggests it will be available in other countries soon.