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MAYOR, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#109) "Grey Christmas"
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WHEN CHRISTMAS TIME ARRIVES IN FORT GREY, COURTNEY LOSES HOPE WHILE TRYING TO DELIVER HOLIDAY CHEER, ON ABC'S 'THE MAYOR,' PART OF THE '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' PROGRAMMING EVENT

David Spade Guest Stars

"Grey Christmas" - After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and 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 that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle, on an all-new episode of "The Mayor," airing as part of Disney|ABC's special "25 Days of Christmas" programming event, TUESDAY, DEC. 12 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

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.

Guest starring is David Spade as Ed Gunt.

"Grey Christmas" was written by Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and was directed by Kevin Bray.

"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)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
three additional scripts ordered on 11/10/17
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