Post Profile






How an uproar over Asian stereotypes ended an NBC comedy before it started

The backlash to "Mail Order Bride" was immediate. Word broke last week that NBC had purchased a half-hour comedy that "follows a widowed single father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines to help raise his two preteen daughters," according to Deadline. The project is from the trio...
read more

share

Related Posts


Newswire: New NBC drama re-imagines the Brides of Dracula as flirty single city gals

Entertainment / Television : The A.V. Club - TV

Inviting either a feminist critique of the trappings of horror literature, or just a lot of really dumb puns (Sucks In The City barges immediately to mind), NBC has given a pilot order to Brides, a new supernatural drama about the u...

NBC’s Mail Order Family Series Scrapped Following Major Backlash

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

NBC is mailing Mail Order Family back into oblivion. Amid online protest that the comedy series was glorifying human trafficking and racial stereotypes — with one particular Change.org petition gaining major prominence — NBC has dec...

NBC Comedy About Mail-Order Bride Canceled After Twitter Backlash

Ethnicity & Race / Latino : Huffington Post: Latino Voices

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 ...

NBC's 'Mail Order Family' comedy scrapped amid protest

Lifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

NBC is scrapping Mail Order Family. Two days after putting the comedy about a widowed single father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines to help raise his two daughters, the network has reversed course. Read more: Broa...

NBC's 'Mail Order Family' Comedy Scrapped Amid Protest

Entertainment / Television : The Live Feed

The project, which was in development, would have followed a mail-order bride from the Philippines who helps a widowed single father raise his daughters. read more

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC