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‘Mail Order Family’ Comedy Not Going Forward At NBC After Objections

NBC has decided not to go forward with half-hour comedy Mail Order Family after the concept was met with disapproval by Asian American groups over possible stereotyping of Filipino women, triggering a Change.org petition to stop the project. "We purchased the pitch with the understanding that it would tell the creator’s real-life experience of being raised by a strong Filipina stepmother after the loss of her own mother,” NBC said in a statement.
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