Why does it matter if it doesn't live up to the brit version? It's not like the original will cease to exist once nbc's version airs. I am going to wait and see before i make judgements. Nbc did make american Office awesome after all.
Heres the link for all 6 parts of episode 1 series 11(this is part 1 the rest are down on the right hand side of your screen) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tl3jLLrmpKs&feature=PlayList&p=B2F884F3554DB61B&index=0