Mayor, The (television) Half-hour series on ABC, debuting Oct. 3, 2017, and ending Dec. 12, 2017; the last four episodes were released on Hulu, ending Jan. 25, 2018. Young rapper Courtney Rose needs a big break to get his music career on track. 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. But his master plan goes wildly awry, when he is surprisingly elected. He soon discovers that he is good at politics. Stars Brandon Micheal Hall (Courtney Rose), Lea Michele (Valentina Barella), Bernard David Jones (Jermaine Leforge), Marcel Spears (T.K. Clifton), Yvette Nicole Brown (Dina Rose). From ABC Studios.