The first and only season of Pearson premiered on July 17, 2019. The final episode aired on September 18, 2019.
- Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
- Morgan Spector as Mayor Bobby Novak
- Eli Goree as Derrick Mayes
- Chantel Riley as Angela Cook
- Simon Kassianides as Nick D'Amato
- Isabel Arraiza as Yoli Castillo
- Bethany Joy Lenz as Keri Allen
- D.B. Woodside as Jeff Malone
- Juanita Jennings as Lillian Cook
- Wayne Duvall as Pat McGann
- Betsy Brandt as Stephanie Novak
| "The Alderman"
|Jessica starts her new job in the mayor's office; it's a new world and a whole new power struggle.|
| "The Superintendent"
|The police contract is put in jeopardy due to Jessica's reputation in the press.|
| "The Union Leader"
|Jessica faces off against McGann, who isn't happy about her challenging his alderman appointee.|
| "The Deputy Mayor"
|The Deputy Mayor begins to push his own agenda now that Bobby's out of the way; Jessica decides to investigate a murder from North Park.|
| "The Former City Attorney"
|Keri finds that her past has come back to haunt her; Yoli and Derrick give a CEO the Chicago tour.|
| "The Donor"
|North Park construction begins; Jessica manages to find new financial backers for Bobby's campaign.|
| "The Immigration Lawyer"
|Jessica attempts to settle a debt; Nick is taken aback by McGann's bombshell information; Yoli deals with personal news of her own.|
| "The Political Wife"
|Keri goes on a trip with Stephanie; Angela lends her neighbors a hand; Jessica is forced to deal with Yoli's problems.|
| "The Rival"
|Angela leads a tent city outside City Hall; Keri contemplates her future; McGann finds Nick.|
| "The Fixer"
|Jessica is split between her personal and professional life. Keri comes to a decision about her future.|
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