NBC renewed "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 season last month. "I am so pleased to renew these three outstanding comedies which are all at the top of their game creatively," NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said in a statement. "Along with '30 Rock,' they represent the best of what the NBC comedy brand stands for in terms of originality, wit, and sophistication."
"The Office" will continue for its eighth season being executive-produced by Ben Silverman, Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Howard Klein and Paul Lieberstein. This is the first complete season without star Steve Carell.
Read the complete press release about Ben Silverman - "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" at Baltimore Sun.