David Spade

'The Mayor' premiere recap: No political experience required

'The Mayor' premiere recap: No political experience required

Try to imagine a scenario in which someone with no political experience runs for office. And wins. I know — this might sound vaguely familiar.

Now, imagine that this person lives in an apartment with his mother, rides a bicycle to work, and says things like “that’s how I roll.”

By now you’ve likely realized that we’re not talking about Donald Trump. Rather, it’s Courtney Rose. Ever heard of him?

If the answer is no, that’s OK, because this fictional character just came into our lives. Courtney Rose is the protagonist of ABC’s “The Mayor,” which began its first season Tuesday night.

In the show’s opening scene, we meet Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) as he admires a new...

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