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UP Greenlights Full Season of ‘Small Town, Big Mayor’

10-Episodes in Total for Season One

UP TV has given a full season order to docuseries “Small Town, Big Mayor,” which follows the energized, fun-loving and ready-to-go Mayor John Henry Berry, his wife and kids, and members of the lovable community. Of D’Lo, Mississippi. Each episode tackles a different point on the mayor’s plan.

UP has ordered nine additional episodes to join the previously aired pilot. Season one of the series will premiere in 3rd Quarter 2017.

The scoop: Everyone puts their heart and soul into making D’Lo the greatest town in America. Working with the mayor is Mayor Pro Tem Ruth Griffin, who was born and raised in D’Lo. She is a powerful institution in local politics and was the first town board member to endorse John Henry when he announced he was running for mayor. The series also follows Jimmy “B’Baby” Feazall, whose infectious laugh brings a smile to everyone’s face, and Tony Edwards, Jr., who grew up swimming and fishing with the mayor and who now owns a local detailing business located in D’Lo.

“In “Small Town, Big Mayor,” UP viewers will see there’s no shortage of heart and humor in this new series that follows the passionate mayor and the citizens of D’Lo as they unite to revitalize the town.” said Timothy Kuryak, svp, unscripted development and production. “From building a library to cleaning up Main Street, we’ll see everyone come together as a family to tackle the points on the mayor’s plan. With so many larger-than-life personalities, there’s bound to be laughs along the way.’”

“Small Town, Big Mayor” is produced by American Chainsaws Entertainment and Captain Al’s Big Big Pictures. Royal Malloy, Colt Straub and Duke Straub are executive producers, with Alex Eastburg serving as executive producer and showrunner.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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