Onesumore: Ricky Gervais’s ‘Extras’ Leaving Netflix in March 2021
BBC comedy series Supplements whose stars Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant will be leaving Netflix in March 2021 but only in the United States for now.
Originally aired in the UK between 2005 and 2007, the series served as a follow-up to previous successful comedy duets. Office which was then adapted for the American public.
Gervais plays Andy who is an extra on film and television sets who constantly seems to lack luck in the entertainment business. Throughout the series, you’ll spot a number of top Hollywood actors including Ben Stiller, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kate Winslett.
The series has been streaming on Netflix since March 31, 2017 and now, four years later, it’s due to the departure of Netflix (but only in the US) on March 21, 2021.
Netflix has hosted all of Gervais’ old sitcoms, including The Office, but which left with a large chunk of other BBC hits in April 2019.
Where will the extras stream once they leave Netflix?
It’s not yet clear where the extras will air once they leave Netflix, but our gut says HBO Max could be the next logical home for the series.
Although this is a BBC show, it actually aired in the US in 2005 on HBO.
Of course, it could easily head to Britbox or Acorn TV, two niche streaming services offering UK shows.
The good news for Gervais fans is that Netflix is home to all of his latest and future endeavors, including two unannounced titles that will begin after the end of. After life.
You can still broadcast Derek, Special correspondents, David Brent: Life on the Road, Humanity and The Willoughbys on Netflix.
Speaking of After Life, production for Season 3 begins in April 2021.
Will you miss Supplements once it leaves Netflix in the United States? Let us know in the comments below.