NBC canceled a fresh show called “Mail Order Family” after it provoked a backlash online that is serious.
The show, which Deadline reported was at development the other day, is about a dad whom orders a mail-order bride through the Philippines after his spouse passes.
It really is loosely on the basis of the life associated with the show’s author and producer Jackie Clarke, whose widowed dad mail-ordered a 25-year-old Filipina girl to be always a stepmother for their kids, based on the Washington Post.
NBC canceled the show after people tweeted, blogged and started online petitions to protest it, according to NBC News friday. (more…)