The Mayor

The Mayor

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In the new comedy “The Mayor”, young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. In the publicity stunt of the century, Courtney runs for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. His plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mom Dina (Yvette Nicole Brown), friends & new campaign manager Valentina (Lea Michele), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris to transform the struggling city he loves.
In the new comedy “The Mayor”, young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. In the publicity stunt of the century, Courtney runs for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. His plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mom Dina (Yvette Nicole Brown), friends & new campaign manager Valentina (Lea Michele), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris to transform the struggling city he loves.

Season 1 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 10/03/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 10/03/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min. A young, outspoken rapper cooks up a publicity stunt by running for mayor of his California hometown, and wins the election.

  • 2. The Filibuster

    Original air date: 10/10/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 10/10/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min. Courtney appears at his old elementary school and discovers that their music program is in danger of being eliminated. Val educates Courtney about how he needs to "work the system" in order to provide the school with funding. Meanwhile, Jermaine proudly embraces his new role as communications director.

  • 3. Buyer's Remorse

    Original air date: 10/17/2017 Runtime: 21:23 min.

    Original air date: 10/17/2017 Runtime: 21:23 min. As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

  • 4. City Hall-oween

    Original air date: 10/24/2017 Runtime: 20:57 min.

    Original air date: 10/24/2017 Runtime: 20:57 min. As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox find themselves at odds on how to handle the community's first annual spook-tacular celebration, so Courtney comes up with a more comprehensive plan. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val.

  • 5. The Strike

    Original air date: 10/31/2017 Runtime: 20:32 min.

    Original air date: 10/31/2017 Runtime: 20:32 min. When Fort Grey’s public transportation comes to a halt due to the bus driver's union strike, Courtney finds himself outmatched by Amber, the fierce Transit Union lawyer. T.K. and Jermaine attempt to solve the issue by employing a focus group which quickly turns unruly. Meanwhile, Dina and her two best friends are excited about their annual tradition of taking a sick day to pamper themselves, but their plans get derailed.

  • 6. Will You Accept This Rose?

    Original air date: 11/07/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 11/07/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min. After going on a date with an old flame with ulterior motives, Courtney realizes that hidden agendas also apply to dating now that he's a public figure. Meanwhile, Reverend Ocho Okoye tries to get a hesitant Dina to join the church choir.

  • 7. Here Comes the Governor

    Original air date: 11/14/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 11/14/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min. As the mayor's office plans a tour for the governor of California's official visit to Fort Grey, an old rap video of Courtney resurfaces that puts potential funding for their city in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Dina finds herself in an unwanted competition with her friend Krystal.

  • 8. Monuments Man

    Original air date: 12/05/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 12/05/2017 Runtime: 21:32 min. After Courtney and his crew discover the historic music venue in Fort Grey is closing for good due to increased rent costs, he attempts to save the club by sponsoring a music festival and enlists Bay Area rap legend E-40 to headline the event. Meanwhile, Dina agrees to become choir director and realizes her teaching style might be preventing her group from singing in perfect harmony.

  • 9. Grey Christmas

    Original air date: 12/12/2017 Runtime: 21:25 min.

    Original air date: 12/12/2017 Runtime: 21:25 min. After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn't have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It's A Wonderful Life” moment.

  • 10. Mama Rose Best

    Original air date: 01/09/2018 Runtime: 21:29 min.

    Original air date: 01/09/2018 Runtime: 21:29 min. As Courtney focuses on a campaign to spend more of Fort Grey's budget on senior citizens, a rival movement led by Ed Gunt makes the townspeople question Courtney's trustworthiness. When Dina appears on a talk show to help turn the public's opinion back in Courtney's favor, she makes a surprising comment that creates an awkward tension between the two.

  • 11. Lockdown

    Original air date: 01/16/2018 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 01/16/2018 Runtime: 21:32 min. When a mysterious package is found at City Hall, everyone is ordered to stay inside but tensions rise after Courtney discovers his team hasn't been completely honest with him, culminating in a rap battle between Courtney and Jermaine. Meanwhile, Dina sets out to make Ed Gunt open up about himself during the lockdown, which leads to a surprising result.

  • 12. The Pitch

    Original air date: 01/22/2018 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 01/22/2018 Runtime: 21:32 min. Courtney attempts to prove his strength after a botched ceremonial first pitch at the high school baseball game endangers a deal he is trying to make to boost Fort Grey's economy.

  • 13. Death of a Councilman

    Original air date: 01/24/2018 Runtime: 21:29 min.

    Original air date: 01/24/2018 Runtime: 21:29 min. When a councilman dies, Courtney convinces TK to run for the position. When he learns that Dina is also running, he can't decide who to endorse.