The Office, a show that I actually have never seen, was super popular.  They are going to do the reboot of this show, BUT without Steve Carell.  No, I haven't actually seen the show, but doesn't having the MAIN STAR of the show not returning seem odd?

NBC

There was no plan to bring back the series, then Will and Grace happened.  With the success of that, NBC decided to try a reboot of The Office.

Here is that story.