Sunday, October 02, 2016

NBC drops plans for mail-order bride sitcom amid protests

AP reports:
NBC says it has dropped plans for a sitcom about a widower who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines.

Protests had greeted the network's decision last week to develop "Mail Order Family," with an online petition drawing more than 12,000 signers as of Saturday.
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