Insiders have long denied Steve Carell, who starred on the show for seven seasons before leaving to pursue his film career, will return for the finale, but fans remain hopeful he will make a cameo.
The last installment of the iconic workplace comedy is to air from 9-10:15 p.m. ET May 16.
The serial-killer drama "Hannibal" will follow the series finale of "The Office," airing from 10:15-11 p.m. ET with limited interruption, NBC said.
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