Rise Series Premiere Date, Cast, Trailer, & Spoilers


Rise Series Premiere Date, Cast, Trailer, & Spoilers

As the Rise season 1 premiere approaches, we have become more and more excited. Hopefully, all that Olympics advertising paid off. The Rise series premiere is sure to be one for the books. Although we got some serious *Glee and High School Musical vibes, NBC will surely deliver a more This Is Us-type of a show. While people everywhere are desperately trying to wait for the This Is Us season 2 finale, we are "patiently" waiting for our new favorite show, Rise. Can't wait for the premiere to get a taste of Rise? We don't blame you for being impatient! But, you've definitely come to the right place! Here's everything you need to know about the Rise series premiere!

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Rise Series Premiere Date: When Will It Air?

Wondering when the Rise series premiere date is on NBC? The official Rise season 1 premiere date is March 12 with a one-hour premiere. The Rise premiere is considered "special," as the series will air at 10/9c this Tuesday, immediately after the This Is Us finale. However, next week, Rise continues at 9/8c on NBC. And how many episodes of Rise season 1 are there? Well, it looks like 10 for now. But, we'll update you later.

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Rise Series Premiere Trailer

The Rise series premiere trailer is definitely one to watch. Here's the trailer and some sneak peeks for the Rise season 1 premiere. And yes, we're getting some pretty serious Friday Night Lights vibes.

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Rise Series Premiere Plot

What Will Happen In The Rise Season 1 Premiere?

According to NBC, the show, which is from the creators of Hamilton and Parenthood, is a story inspired by a true story. The series follows a working-class community that is "awakened when its high school theater program takes on an unconventional new leader. As dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli takes over the lagging department, he encourages his students to unleash their creativity and explore new means of self-expression. But even though the students discover talents and ambitions they never knew they had, not everyone in town is thrilled. Upset by challenges brought by change, enraged faculty and skeptical parents contest Mr. Mazzu's galvanizing efforts. But with passionate fervor running through the town's veins, no one can deny a revolution is underway."

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Rise Season 1 Cast

Much like Friday Night Lights, creator *Jason Katims, sets up *Rise with a relatively fresh cast.

Rise Season 1 Main Cast:

  • Auli'i Cravalho as Lillette Suarez
  • Josh Radnor as Lou Mazzuchelli
  • Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe
  • Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne
  • Shirley Rumierk as Vanessa Suarez
  • Joe Tippett as Coach Doug Strickland
  • Ted Sutherland as Simon Saunders
  • Rarmian Newton as Maashous Evers
  • Taylor Richardson as Kaitlin Mazzuchelli
  • Marley Shelton as Gail Mazzuchelli
  • Casey Johnson as Gordy Mazzuchelli

Rise Season 1 Recurring Cast:

  • Ellie Desautels as Michael Hallowell
  • Shannon Purser as Annabelle
  • Stephanie J. Block as Patricia Saunders
  • Mark Tallman as Detrell Thorne
  • Diallo Riddle as Andy Kranepool
  • Sean Grandillo as Jeremy