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[03/22/21 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Gives a Season Two Renewal to Its New Hit Comedy "Mr. Mayor"
The series premiered as NBC's best Thursday comedy launch in total viewers (6.6 million in live+7) since the premiere of the "Will & Grace" revival in 2017.

[01/08/21 - 08:35 AM]
"Mr. Mayor" Is NBC's Best Comedy Premiere in 18-49 Since 2018
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/01/21 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 28-January 1
Updates include: the five major studios will place their Southern California-based series on an extended hiatus due to the state's surge in coronavirus cases.

[12/15/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 15
Updates include: Lily James, Sebastian Stan to play Pamela Anderson, Tommy Lee in Hulu limited series; Naomi Scott cast in Netflix's "Anatomy of a Scandal"; and Meagan Holder to recur on FXX's "Dave."

[12/14/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 14
Updates include: Hulu axes Marvel's "Helstrom" after one season; FOX passes on proposed "Empire" spin-off; and Apple's "Slow Horses" rounds out principal cast.

[11/20/20 - 10:36 AM]
NBC Starts 2021 with a Tina Fey Comedy, Fan Favorite Gameshows and the Return of Emmy Award Winner "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist"
"Mr. Mayor," starring Ted Danson and Holly Hunter, will premiere on Thursday, January 7 with two episodes at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c.

[08/27/20 - 12:02 PM]
It's Go Time as NBC Kickstarts the Season with Everyone's Favorite Series
"The Voice," "Weakest Link" and "Ellen's Game of Games" are among the series on tap this fall.

[06/16/20 - 11:00 AM]
NBC Enters the 2020-21 Season with Unprecedented Stability Across Its Schedule, Featuring Hit Dramas, Beloved Comedies and Powerhouse Alternative Programming
The network's fall schedule sees 16 returning shows, and one new drama with "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[02/04/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Showtime pulls the plug on veteran drama "Ray Donovan"; Patrick Dempsey to star in CBS pilot "Ways & Means"; and Tom Hiddleston to topline "White Stork" at Netflix.

[01/21/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 21
Updates include: ABC passes on its Nate Bargatze comedy pilot; Justin Long to host "Shop Class" for Disney+; and AMC's "The Walking Dead: World Beyond" to wrap after two seasons.

[11/20/19 - 09:03 AM]
Multi-Award Winner Holly Hunter to Star with Ted Danson in New NBC Comedy Written and Executive Produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock
"We're so excited to write for Holly Hunter," said Fey and Carlock. "We're both huge fans and will have to find a way to 'act normal' around her. To have Holly and Ted in the same show, it's now officially an embarrassment of riches."

[09/13/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Bobby Moynihan tapped for NBC's new Ted Danson comedy series; Aaron Lazar boards FOX's "Filthy Rich" in latest recasting; and Becki Newton, Michael Urie to have "Fun" at CBS.

[07/18/19 - 02:03 PM]
NBC Comedy Icons and Multiple Emmy Winners Ted Danson, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Unite for New Series
Danson will play a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons.







MR. MAYOR (NBC)
Returns in TBA 2021 or 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/7/21 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 2 ordered on 3/22/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2021) NBC has given a season two renewal to its new hit comedy "Mr. Mayor." "Having Ted Danson and Holly Hunter leading this brilliant ensemble is a dream," said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Entertainment and Streaming. "A huge thank you to Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and our talented cast and crew for an incredible first season. We are excited for more hilarity in season two." "We've loved our collaboration with NBC on the first season of 'Mr. Mayor' and are excited to continue working with our fantastic cast, led by the incomparable Ted Danson and Holly Hunter," said Erin Underhill, President, Universal Television." We can't wait to see what Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and our talented producing team have in store for Mayor Bremer and his rag-tag team of civil servants." The "Mr. Mayor" pilot, which aired Jan. 7, has grown to a 3.7 in the 18-49 demo and 16 million total viewers, up +509% and +217%, respectively, from its live + same day performance. The series premiered as NBC's best Thursday comedy launch in total viewers (6.6 million in live+7) since the premiere of the "Will & Grace" revival in 2017.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bobby Moynihan as Jayden
· Holly Hunter as Arpi
· Mike Cabellon as Tommy
· Ted Danson as Mayor Bremer
· Vella Lovell as Mikaela
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Miner as EP
· Jeff Richmond as EP
· Robert Carlock as CRTR/EP
· Tina Fey as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Bevel Gears
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television