The Mayor/Season One

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Season One
The Mayor
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Season Premiere October 3, 2017
Season Finale January 25, 2018
Episode Count 13
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Season One of The Mayor premiered on October 3, 2017, the remaining four episodes were released online from January 9, 2018 for paid Hulu subscribers with the WatchABC cable subscribers release on January 25, 2018 and the unlocked availability a week later.


# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pilot Jeremy Bronson James Griffiths October 3, 2017 4.084M 1.2% 101
Young rapper Courtney Rose 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 to knock, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century - running for mayor of his California hometown, Fort Grey, to generate buzz for his music career. But his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory.
2 2 The Filibuster Vijal Patel James Griffiths October 10, 2017 3.439M 1% 103
Courtney makes his first mayoral appearance at his old elementary school and discovers that their music program, which helped changed his life, is in danger of being eliminated. Val educates Courtney about how he needs to "work tJared Miller and was directed by Anya Adamshe system" in order to provide the school with appropriate funding, and they work together to outsmart Councilman Ed Gunt. Meanwhile, Jermaine proudly embraces his new role as communications director, as Dina.
3 3 Buyer's Remorse Jeremy Bronson John Fortenberry October 17, 2017 2.964M 0.8% 102
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 4 City Hall-oween Regina Y. Hicks James Griffiths October 24, 2017 2.952M 0.8% 104
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 at City Hall. During the night of the bash, it dawns on Courtney that throwing a party to keep kids safe doesn't address the bigger issues in Fort Grey and plans to work with Chief Fox going forward. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val who has the last laugh when she outsmarts the guys at their own game.
5 5 The Strike Matt Fusfeld &
Alex Cuthbertson
Tina Mabry October 31, 2017 2.375M 0.7% 105
When Fort Grey’s public transportation comes to a crippling halt due to the bus driver’s union strike, Courtney also finds himself striking out when he’s outmatched by Amber, the fierce Transit Union lawyer who makes him realize he’ll need more than his charm and Val’s advice to reach a new deal. 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 by an unforeseen chain of events.
6 6 Will You Accept This Rose? Emily Halpern &
Sarah Haskins
James Griffiths November 7, 2017 2.624M 0.7% 106
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; now he will need T.K. and Jermaine’s help to recreate a throwback prom-posal to hopefully get a second chance with someone he truly likes. Meanwhile, Reverend Ocho Okoye tries to get a hesitant Dina to join the church choir which leads to a soulful result.
7 7 Here Comes the Governor Monica Padrick Tristram Shapeero November 14, 2017 2.445M 0.7% 107
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, leaving Courtney and his staff to make a decision to stay true to himself or issue an apology. Meanwhile, Dina finds herself in an unwanted competition with her friend Krystal.
8 8 Monuments Man Vijal Patel James Griffiths December 5, 2017 2.735M 0.7% 110
After Courtney and his crew discover the historic music venue in Fort Grey, Tito's Ballroom, is closing down 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. However, Ed Gunt opposes keeping Tito's open which leads Courtney to an unexpected way of winning him over. Meanwhile, Dina agrees to become choir director and realizes her teaching style might be preventing her group from singing in perfect harmony.
9 9 Grey Christmas Emily Halpern &
Sarah Haskins
Kevin Bray December 12, 2017 2.808M 0.8% 109
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.
10 10 Mama Rose Best Jared Miller Anya Adams January 9, 2018 108
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 11 Lockdown Sabrina Jalees Jay Chandrasekhar January 16, 2018 111
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 that culminates 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 12 The Pitch Amanda Idoko Tristram Shapeero January 23, 2018 112
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 13 Death of a Councilman Mnelik Belilgne Bill Purple January 25, 2018 113
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.