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The Mayor 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2017–2018)
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A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mixtape and wins the election.

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Jeremy Bronson
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Brandon Micheal Hall ...  Courtney Rose 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Lea Michele ...  Valentina Barella 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Marcel Spears ...  T.K. Clifton 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Bernard David Jones ...  Jermaine Leforge 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Yvette Nicole Brown ...  Dina Rose 13 episodes, 2017-2018
David Spade ...  Ed Gunt 7 episodes, 2017-2018
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A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mixtape and wins the election.

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hip hop | mayor | See All (2) »

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Comedy

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TV-PG
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During the pilot episode, Dina (Yvette Nicole Brown) says that she gave birth to Courtney (Brandon Micheal Hall) at 16. On the show's premiere date, Yvette Nicole Brown was 46 and Brandon Micheal Hall was 24, meaning that they actually had a 22-year age difference between them. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: Minotaur/The Diviner (2017) See more »

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amiable cast
12 May 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

In the downtrodden community of Fort Grey, Cal, aspiring rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) runs for mayor to promote his music. T.K. Clifton (Marcel Spears) and Jermaine Leforge (Bernard David Jones) are his best friends and entourage. He lives with his postal worker mom Dina Rose (Yvette Nicole Brown). Former schoolmate Valentina Barella (Lea Michele) runs the opponent's campaign. With Courtney's shocking victory, Valentina volunteers to run his office. Corrupt councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) is a political rival.

The cast is amiable and the characters are sweet enough. Often, Courtney learns a lesson and grows as a character. Spade provides a good sleazy villain. It probably could have done something if given more time. The network cancels it after making 13 episodes. I actually expected it to stretch out the campaigning for the first year. That has great potential and the season could have ended with his surprise victory. Instead, this quickly turns into a standard sitcom. I'm not sure about creator Jeremy Bronson's intentions but he definitely stumbled upon a more uplifting portrayal of small city politics. It's got the underdog aspect and the feel-good lesson of the week.


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English

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3 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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16:9 HD
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