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

Tim Baysinger
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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. During its NBC run, the show never even averaged 9 million viewers and by the end of its run was bringing in fewer than 6 million per episode. But it will leave Netflix arguably more popular than ever before. Also Read: 'The Office' Seasons 3-9 Will Be Paywalled When Show Moves From Netflix to Peacock Since Nielsen began measuring viewing on streaming services in August, “The Office” has not finished lower than fifth on Nielsen’s weekly Top 10 list and has averaged more than 1 billion minutes viewed for five weeks running. (As with all streaming measurements, it’s impossible...

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