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NBC Comedy About Mail-Order Bride Canceled After Twitter Backlash

NBC cancelled a new show called “Mail Order Family” after it provoked a serious backlash online. The series, which Deadline reported was in development last week, is about a father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines after his wife passes. It is loosely based on the life of the show’s writer and producer Jackie Clarke, whose widowed father mail-ordered a 25-year-old Filipina woman to be a stepmother for his children, according to the Washington Post.
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