After years of toiling away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his bedroom closet, young rapper Courtney Rose is ready for his big break. Tired of waiting for opportunity, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century -- running for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. His master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mother and friends, Courtney will have to overcome his hubris if he wants to transform the struggling city he loves.
Accomplished actors Dianne Wiest and James Brolin star as the heads of a large, happy family, in which each member is approaching different milestones. Their eldest daughter, Heather (Betsy Brandt) and her husband consider having another child as they get closer to an empty nest; middle child Matt (Thomas Sadoski) thinks he has found true love; and the youngest of the three siblings, Greg (Colin Hanks) is overwhelmed after having his first child with his wife. Various perspectives are employed as each family member's story unfolds.
Falling in love with a co-worker and pursuing a relationship is often a slippery slope that has a high probability of not ending well. So, of course, the best time to announce your love to a colleague is when you're about to begin a job overseas and know you'll never see that person again. That's the route Kevin takes, writing a letter to co-worker Audrey to declare his unrequited love for her after he accepts a position abroad. That opportunity falls through, though, and he is forced to go back to his old job. Can you say awkward? Kevin and Audrey must now continue their working relationship with his previously hidden feelings for her now out in the open.
New Yorker Jill Weber is fighting a battle within herself -- embrace her quirky and unconventional life with husband Andy and their three kids or give in to the temptations and perks afforded to her by Andy's wealthy, blue-blooded family. Increasing the pressure on Jill to conform are status-obsessed mother-in-law Candace and brother-in-law Lex, along with his wife, Brooke, who reigns over a group of Upper East Side mothers who aren't afraid to whip out their credit cards to buy whatever they want. Jill tries to stay true to herself while giving in to temptations, using the Weber family legacy to do things like interview for a family plot at a prestigious cemetery. As she deals with her hormonal tweenage daughter, Jill struggles with her desires to feel young and relevant. The series stars author Jill Kargman as Weber, a satirical version of herself.
Emily Locke lands her dream job as director of research and development for Wayne Security in Charm City, home to superheroes, super villains and everyday citizens fed up with the collateral damage of their constant super fighting. Full of confidence and big ideas about how to make life safer for the populace, Emily quickly learns that her aspirations far exceed those of her new boss and officemates, so it is up to her to lead the team toward its full potential and the realization that you don't need superpowers to be a hero.
Childhood best friends Maggie Caruso and Emma Crawford have shared countless adventures raising Maggie's daughter Charlotte together in their hometown of Pinebrook. The BFFs overcome unexpected hurdles since Emma's move back home to help Maggie, including navigating colorful characters from their past and surviving countless dating misadventures. Now, the tables are turned when Maggie needs to come to Emma's rescue as their friendship faces its biggest challenge yet. These women complement each other the way only best friends can, by facing the challenges of their past, present and future -- together.
Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet co-star in "Brockmire," a half-hour comedy series that began years ago as a viral short video on the Funny or Die website. The series centers on the fall of Jim Brockmire, a once-famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing on-air meltdown caused by his wife's serial infidelity, leading to a decade away from the booth. Older and presumably wiser, Brockmire attempts to reclaim his career, reputation and love life by returning behind the mic, but the setting -- a broken-down rust belt town, home of the minor league's Morristown Frackers -- is not quite what he envisioned. Strong-willed, hard-drinking owner Julia James has a complicated relationship with Brockmire, while whiz-kid intern Charles is simultaneously entertained by and terrified of the new announcer.
The husband-wife team of Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, longtime correspondents on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," executive produce a comedy series inspired by their own experiences with family vacations. Jones stars as Nate Parker, who plans an adventure of a lifetime -- a road trip to Florida -- with wife Robin and their young kids, rebellious daughter Delilah and simpleton son Jared. Packed in cramped quarters, the 1,300-mile journey soon detours into disastrous territory as the family encounters one hellish turn after another. Subsequent seasons see the Parkers make detours to New York City and Alaska, among other adventures.