But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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NBC must be doing cartwheels!
The Office mastermind, Brit comedy genius Ricky Gervais, revealed on his blog that Steve Carell has signed a contract for three more years of 'Michael Scott 'madness with the U.S. version of the show.
We're sure Steve banked a rich deal!
Gervais went on to say that the team's working hard on The Office spinoff but wouldn't reveal any details.
The spinoff has a lot to live up to!
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