What is Mr. Mayor (TV) About?
Mr. Mayor is an American television sitcom that made its debut on NBC on January 7, 2021. The story orbits around the life of a wealthy retired businessman, Neil Bremer, played by Ted Danson, who decides to run for the post of mayor of Los Angeles solely to prove a point to his sharp-witted teenage daughter, Orly. However, upon unexpectedly winning the election, Neil must fumble his way through political maneuvers, navigate diverse city culture, and handle comedic mishaps, all while trying to achieve his original objective – gaining his daughter’s respect. The show is unique in its presentation as it showcases the chaotic, humorous, and often absurd political landscape of LA in a light-hearted manner. The show has been praised for its humorous touch on serious topics and its star-studded ensemble, including Holly Hunter and Bobby Moynihan in key roles. Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the team behind the iconic sitcom '30 Rock', Mr. Mayor manages to infuse a dash of laughter into the serious world of politics.
The first episode of Mr. Mayor aired on January 07, 2021 and the most recent episode to air was on May 17, 2022.