The Mayor Poster

Air Date: October 3rd, 2017

Network: ABC

Series Summary
A young rapper unexpectedly wins when he runs for mayor of his hometown as a publicity stunt, leaving him -- along with the help of his mother and friends -- to get serious about transforming the struggling city he loves.

Rating: TVPG

Genres: Sitcom

Episodes

Next Episode - Season 1, Ep. 4 : City Hall-oweenOct 24, 2017

Mayor Courtney Rose and police Chief Fox disagree on how to handle the first annual spook-tacular celebration; Dina dresses up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters; Jermaine and T.K. plan to prank Val.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5 : The Strike Oct 31, 2017

    Fort Grey's public transportation comes to a halt due to the bus driver's union strike; Dina's annual tradition of taking a sick day with her friends gets derailed by an unforeseen chain of events.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4 : City Hall-oween Oct 24, 2017

    Mayor Courtney Rose and police Chief Fox disagree on how to handle the first annual spook-tacular celebration; Dina dresses up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters; Jermaine and T.K. plan to prank Val.

  • Season 1 - Episode 3 : Buyer's Remorse Oct 17, 2017

    When Courtney faces a dismal approval rating, he realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach and comes up with a plan to turn public opinion in his favor.

  • Season 1 - Episode 2 : The Filibuster Oct 10, 2017

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    Courtney discovers that his old elementary school's music program is in danger of being eliminated; Jermaine embraces his new role as communications director; Dina pushes T.K. to realize the significance of his job.

  • Season 1 - Episode 1 : Pilot Oct 3, 2017

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    Politics get a brand-new voice when idealistic rapper Courtney Rose runs for office as a publicity stunt but actually gets elected.

ratings & reviews

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  • The pilot snaps through the premise in such short order that there’s no effort involved from the viewer except to sit back and enjoy the hijinks. Show More

  • The degree to which the show succeeds will probably rest on how many viewers tune in and like what they see in Hall’s brash, energetic performance. Show More

  • What sets The Mayor apart, though, is its conviction. It’s the kind of earnestness not seen since Parks and Recreation. ... Hall gives a winning performance as Courtney that makes it easy to believe he’s more thoughtful than he seems. ... All in all, it’s one of the more promising debuts of the fall TV season. Show More

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