The Office is leaving Netflix and fans are freaking out
Fans of the American version of The Office were left shocked, saddened and a little angry yesterday when Netflix dropped the ultimate bombshell.
We're sad that NBC has decided to take The Office back for its own streaming platform — but members can binge watch the show to their hearts' content ad-free on Netflix until January 2021
— Netflix US (@netflix) June 25, 2019
In a tweet sent out Tuesday, Netflix announced that The Office will be leaving the streaming service for good when NBC launches their own streaming service. However, the Netflix contract runs until 2021, which means fans still have another 2 years of that’s what she said jokes.
The removal of The Office is just the latest in a string of similar announcements. Disney recently announced they’ll be launching a new streaming service called Disney + and as such will be taking all Disney, Marvel & Star Wars titles with them. In Canada the streaming service also has to contend with Crave TV, which offers content from HBO.
Of course announcements like this can’t be made without a strong reaction from fans. Here’s how twitter responded to the news.