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Interview: Lea Michele talks new show ABC's 'The Mayor'

(L-R): Lea Michele (Valentina) and Brandon Michael Hall (Courtney)
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In ABC's "The Mayor," young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. For years he’s toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. 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 career. But his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory.

The cast attend the PaleyFest Fall Previews, Screening, Panel and Q&A of their show last month at Paley Center For Media. 

TVMusic Network was on on hand and talked to the cast including actress Lea Michele. Check out the interview below where the actress, best known for her breakout role in "Glee," about her  thoughts on the show and her character. We also put her to the test, asking if she were the Mayor of her hometown, what would they do in the role.

"The Mayor" premieres Tuesday, October 3 at 9:30 p.m. on ABC. 

Check out the interview below with Lea Michele.



Lea Michele of ABC's The Mayor at 20017... by TVMusic Network

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