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11.09.2020

WHILE UNDERCOVER, ADRIAN PERKINS, MAYOR OF SHREVEPORT, LA., FACES LITERAL FIRES AND HARD TRUTHS WHILE TRAINED BY CITY EMPLOYEES, ON “UNDERCOVER BOSS,” FRIDAY, NOV. 13

Mayor of Shreveport” – Adrian Perkins, Mayor of Shreveport, La., the second-youngest mayor in the city’s history, feels the heat undercover as he faces literal fires and hard truths while being trained by city employees within the fire and police departments, the park maintenance team, and at a youth recreation center, with the goal of finding a way to deliver a brighter future for his hometown, on UNDERCOVER BOSS, Friday, Nov. 13 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (This episode was filmed prior to the pandemic.)

On Dec. 29, 2018, Adrian Perkins was installed as the mayor of Shreveport, the third-largest city in Louisiana, with about 200,000 residents. Perkins oversees 13 city departments and approximately 3,000 city employees. He became mayor of his hometown at the age of 33, after graduating from West Point, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and getting a degree from Harvard Law School.

UNDERCOVER BOSS is a two-time Emmy Award-winning reality series that follows high-level executives as they slip anonymously into the rank and file of their own organizations. Each week, a different leader will sacrifice the comfort of their corner office for an undercover mission to examine the inner workings of their operation.

CHEAT TWEET: Literal fires won’t stop @ShreveportMayor from his goal to deliver a brighter future for his hometown. Watch Adrian Perkins’s journey undercover on this week’s #UndercoverBoss Fri. Nov. 13 9/8c on #CBS! https://bit.ly/3lkitpu

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