NBC Nixes Dwight-Centered Office Spin-Off

Office Spinoff The FarmNBC isn’t buying The Farm.

The Peacock net will not be moving forward with its Dwight-centric Office spin-off, Rainn Wilson announced on Twitter late Monday.

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“NBC has passed on The Farm TV show,” Wilson wrote. “Had a blast making the pilot — onwards and upwards!”

An NBC insider confirms that the network will stick to its original plan and air the pilot in early 2013 as a standalone episode of The Office, which is set to conclude its nine-year run this May.

Thoughts? Do you think NBC’s pre-emptive move was a smart one? Hit the comments!