Rise Season 1 Episode 4

    If we were to take Rise as a whole based on the first three episodes of the show, we’d be left with something that isn’t quite Glee and isn’t quite Friday Night Lights, the two most bold comparisons that the show had received leading up to its network debut. Thankfully, we don’t have to stop at just three episodes and this week’s episode …

Rise Season 1 Episode 3

Last week we got to see Rise take on some pretty serious issues that relate directly to children in our modern world. From dealing with life as a transgendered student to trying to live up to your father’s overbearing personality and sky-high expectations, there was drama pouring in from all sides.  As a dramedy/musical, Rise has to balance these heavy issues with levity without ever giving …

Rise Season 1 Episode 2

Rise finally hit television’s everywhere last week with an ambitious pilot that sought to imbue audiences with a whole lot of plot, a massive ensemble, and enough music to keep us theater geeks tuned in. One of the biggest musical shows to hit mainstream television since Glee, Rise has a lot to live up to. The second episode of the inaugural season for this …

Rise: Season 1, Episode 1

 We did it! We made it to the Rise series premiere after months of buildup thanks to a clever marketing campaign from the team at NBC. Rise made its season debut on Tuesday, March 13th and fans were quick to take to the internet with their reaction to the new musical dramedy. The series is being produced by Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights & Parenthood) …

NBC’s New Rise

 NBC is touting what they hope will become a new headliner for their Tuesday night programming with the premiere of Rise. Rise is a highly anticipated drama that is being produced by Jeffrey Seller of Hamilton in cooperation with the former showrunner of the hit sports-drama, Friday Night Lights. Rise has been making headlines ever since their heavy marketing campaign during the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics and anticipation for the show is at …