A reboot of The Workplace could possibly be headed to NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service.
“It’s my hope and objective that we do an Workplace reboot,” NBCU’s Bonnie Hammer, chairman of direct-to-consumer and digital enterprises, instructed Deadline.
NBCUniversal introduced particulars concerning the service earlier this week. Named Peacock, the streaming service would be the official, unique house of common NBC comedies Parks and Recreation and The Workplace. Reboots and sequels to Battlestar Galactica, Saved by the Bell, and Punky Brewster are additionally coming to Peacock.
The Workplace has lengthy lived on Netflix, however earlier this 12 months NBCUniversal purchased the rights for the favored sitcom for over $500 million. Whereas The Workplace’s recognition positively makes it a high candidate for reboot therapy, any sequence owned by NBC and streaming on Peacock is honest recreation for a revamp, be it by way of reboot or sequel sequence.
“We will be looking at all of them down the road and see what makes the most sense,” Hammer stated. “When we see what the usage is on the service, if something is popping, and it’s ours, you better believe that we are going to be looking at it as a new original.”
There are not any additional particulars on the potential Workplace reboot or information on whether or not any of the unique forged shall be concerned.
When Peacock launches in April, it’ll be part of Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus, each of that are debuting in November. Additionally scheduled to reach subsequent spring is WarnerMedia’s streaming service, HBO Max.