Will ‘The Office’ Still Be a Monster Streaming Hit When It Jumps From Netflix to Peacock?

Netflix customers loved Dunder Mifflin, but how many will migrate over to Peacock?

You’ve probably heard that certain former NBC sitcom is set to move from Netflix to Peacock when the clock mercifully runs out on 2020. Beginning Jan. 1, “The Office,” which ran for nine (mostly) celebrated seasons, brings all of its 201 episodes over to NBCUniversal’s nascent streaming service.

It’s a move that NBCU executives have been anticipating for the last 18 months as the sitcom figures to be among Peacock’s most popular offerings. That’s quite a feat for a show that last aired a new episode two years before outgoing president Donald Trump was even a candidate for the White House.

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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