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MAYOR, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#102) "Buyer's Remorse"
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COURTNEY'S APPROVAL RATING TAKES A HIT WHICH MAKES HIM REALIZE HE WILL NEED TO WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER WHEN IT COMES TO DIRTY POLITICS, ON ABC'S 'THE MAYOR'

"Buyer's Remorse" - 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 (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor, on "The Mayor," TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT).

The series stars Brandon Micheal Hall as Courtney Rose, Lea Michele as Valentina Barella, Bernard David Jones as Jermaine Leforge, Marcel Spears as T.K. Clifton and Yvette Nicole Brown as Dina Rose.

"Buyer's Remorse" was written by Jeremy Bronson and directed by John Fortenberry.

Guest starring David Spade as Ed Gunt.

"The Mayor" was created by Jeremy Bronson ("Speechless," "The Mindy Project," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"). Jeremy Bronson, Daveed Diggs (Tony(R) winner for Broadway's "Hamilton"), Jamie Tarses ("Happy Endings") and James Griffiths ("black-ish") also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

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MAYOR, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/3/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) Young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. For years, he's toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. Tired of waiting for opportunity, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century: Running for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. Unfortunately for Courtney, his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: An election victory. With the help of his mother (Yvette Nicole Brown, "Community") and friends, including Valentina ("Glee's" Lea Michele), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris if he wants to transform the struggling city he loves.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bernard Jones as Jermaine Hardaway
· Brandon Micheal Hall as Courtney Rose
· Lea Michele as Valentina "Val" Flores
· Marcel Spears as TK
· Yvette Nicole Brown as Dina
CREW INFORMATION:
· Daveed Diggs as EP
· James Griffiths as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Bluegrass FanFare