Backstreet Boys Holiday Special Canceled Over Sex Assault Claims

  • The Backstreet Boys’ television special “A Very Backstreet Holiday” was scheduled to air December 14 on ABC, but the network has postponed it in the wake of sexual assault allegations against band member Nick Carter.
  • The special has been removed from the network’s schedule, and comedy reruns have taken its place, per The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Carter was recently accused of raping a then-17-year-old fan on his tour bus after a 2001 concert in Tacoma, Washington.