The Mayor is about a young rapper’s unexpected rise to public office. Courtney Rose (played by Brandon Micheal Hall) is a struggling hip hop artist who decides to run for mayor in an effort to promote his fledgling music career. While Rose never expects to win, hilarity ensures when he actually does.
The Mayor was undoubtedly the show that left the best impression on me after screening all of the new Fall entries. It is funny and features very strong performances by both Brandon Micheal Hall and by Lea Michele.
At CTV’s 2017 upfront presentation, I caught up with The Mayor‘s Lea Michele. We chatted about the link between politics and comedy and Lea also tells me where this show ranks am
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The Mayor premieres Saturday October 7 at 8:30 p.m. on CTV.
Murtz Jaffer is the world's foremost reality television expert and was the host of Reality Obsessed which aired on the TVTropolis and Global Reality Channels in Canada. He has professional writing experience at the Toronto Sun, National Post, TV Guide Canada, TOROMagazine.com and was a former producer at Entertainment Tonight Canada. He was also the editor at Weekendtrips.com.