Filipino company petitions NBC to cancel show that is new a mail-order

Critics state ‘Mail Order Family’ makes light of individual trafficking.

Early in the day this week, NBC announced that they had purchased and had been having a sitcom called Mail Order Family, which Deadline defines as a show that “follows a widowed solitary father whom orders a mail-order bride through the Philippines to simply help raise their two preteen daughters.” Unsurprisingly, there was a petition calling for the show’s cancellation.

Mail purchase Family was made in component by Jackie Clarke, a writer-producer for Superstore, plus the show is apparently centered on Clarke’s household. (more…)