Remainder of The Office Season 8 schedule April 5, 2012 | tanster| The Office Programming | 19 Comments Here is the remainder of The Office Season 8 schedule:Apr 5: Pool Party (r)Apr 12: Welcome PartyApr 19: Angry AndyApr 26: 8.22May 3: 8.23May 10: 8.24 (Season 8 finale)Thanks to NBC.com for the info! (As always, this schedule is subject to change.)Share this:TwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmail Other posts you might like The Office Season 7 premieres September 23 Jul 15, 2010 New executive producers for ‘The Office’ May 21, 2012 The Office renewed for Season 7! Mar 5, 2010 The Office marathon on TBS tonight Sep 20, 2011 19 comments Lizzy March 22, 2012 Do you know why there’s a mini hiatus? MerelyAFan March 22, 2012 Very odd that they decided to air Welcome Party after the hiatus considering it’s supposedly the last episode of Nellie’s arc. Nathan S. March 23, 2012 @LizzyI think they had a problem in filming or writing and got really far behind, at least that was their reason for pulling out of Paley Fest, so they could shoot more scenes and try to finish the Season. They also need to burn off episodes of 30 Rock while making room for community, so any space made by the hiatus of the Office will probably be filled with another 30 Rock episode./mini-rant Seriously NBC, your schedule is a complete mess, no Office, no Parks and Recreation, putting Community on Hiatus, airing more than one 30 Rock episode a week, They should be able to figure out a way to keep all these shows on a normal production schedule and in competitive but successful time slots. PaperGuy March 23, 2012 Why are there only 22 episodes this season when last season had 24 episodes? Dan March 23, 2012 @#4 It’s never been a consistent numberSeason 1 – 6 episodes Season 2 – 22 episodes Season 3 – 25 episodes Season 4 – 19 episodes (writers strike) Season 5 – 28 episodes Season 6 – 26 episodes Season 7 – 26 episodes Season 8 – 24 episodes threatlevelmiddwight March 23, 2012 @Nathan, that’s a good theory, but the next 30 Rock episode isn’t scheduled until April 26th.. Rafael Mira March 24, 2012 If you look again, you will see that in fact, there are 24 episodes this season. And last season had 26. Tim March 24, 2012 4.PaperGuy,There are 24 episodes this year, and last year has 26. They change every year according to scheduling, production issues, or whatever the network decides. MSvec March 26, 2012 I wonder if it might be related to them taking a Spring/Easter break… they took similar time off around Christmas. Just a thought. Andrew March 28, 2012 The break is just a result of the math. The TV season runs from mid-September through mid-May. That’s about 8 months, or about 32 (or 33/34) weeks.Given that the vast majority of shows make between 22-26 episodes per year, it is a given that there has to be at least a few weeks of repeats each year in order to fill out the schedule. Most shows are on a mini-hiatus right now. (Take Revenge–5 weeks off right now, or Modern Family–4 weeks off right now) TobyFan March 29, 2012 Yes, and the break comes now because late April/early May is “sweeps” (when ad sales numbers are determined so stations are pushing for viewership). They always try to have new content and hopefully the most important shows in terms of storyline, including season finales, airing during sweeps. This is normal – what Community had was a hiatus, but what The Office has had is really just a normal break. Mike March 29, 2012 [ from tanster: saw that, thanks! ] Dean March 29, 2012 @#2 – “End of the Nellie Arc” – we can only hope so….. Gazzoo March 29, 2012 Considering they will finish filming for the season well before agreements are done with the cast members whose contracts are up, expect a finale where EVERYONE’S fate is up in the air… Gazzoo March 29, 2012 Also note that the season episode counts noted above are total half-hours…The hourlong episodes count as two half-hours… JC March 29, 2012 There are always little hiatus with most shows on each and every network. We just came off of 8 straight new episodes. The other shows on NBC Thursday Night line-up – 30 Rock premiered mid-season, Community had a long break between December and March, and Up All Night (ends their season at the end of April). Ben April 5, 2012 [ from tanster: thanks! saw that on nbc.com ] ZArion April 6, 2012 [ from tanster: thanks! saw that on nbc.com ] Liz April 21, 2012 I truly love this show — it is excellent. NBC cannot cancel it!