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[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[05/04/17 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 4 - NBC Gives Formal Series Orders to "Rise," "For God & Country"
Plus: get your first look at photos from both series.

[04/22/17 - 06:10 AM]
Development Update: April 21-22
Updates include: NBC gives green light to begin staffing on drama pilots "For God & Country" and "Rise" (formerly known as "Drama High").

[03/13/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 13
Updates include: David Giuntoli, Poppy Montgomery to lead "Mission Control" for CBS; Marley Shelton cast in NBC's "Drama High"; and Jay Harrington books role on "S.W.A.T." at CBS.

[03/10/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 10
Updates include: Michael Urie tapped as "Amy's Brother" for FOX; Romany Malco to star in "Brothered Up" at CBS; and Christine Adams signs onto The CW's "Black Lightning."

[03/09/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 9
Updates include: PBS passes on third season for "Mercy Street"; Sarah Bolger cast in FX's "Mayans MC"; and Josh Radnor to lead NBC's "Drama High."

[03/08/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 8
Updates include: Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt to lead NBC's "A.P. Biology"; Michael Imperioli cast in ABC's "Start Up"; and Jerod Haynes to star in NBC's "Redliners."

[03/03/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 3
Updates include: Allison Miller to star in ABC's "Salamander"; Peter Fonda to guest on Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and FOX's "Lucifer" to relocate production to Los Angeles.

[02/28/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Archie Panjabi, Rita Wilson tapped for FOX's "Controversy"; Shemar Moore to lead "S.W.A.T." for CBS; and Jenna Fischer set to star in ABC's "Splitting Up Together."

[02/27/17 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Syfy cancels "Incorporated"; Auli'i Cravalho cast in NBC's "Drama High"; and Jeremy Piven to lead "Wisdom of the Crowd" on CBS.

[01/31/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 31
Updates include: Jason Katims brings "Drama High" to NBC; Lucy Hale to lead "Life Sentence" at The CW; and Emma Stone/Jonah Hill-led "Maniac" a go at Netflix.







RISE (NBC)
Premieres in Midseason 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2017) From Jason Katims, writer and executive producer of "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood," and "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school's lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town. Inspired by a true story. The cast includes Josh Radnor, Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli'i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton, Ted Sutherland, Casey Johnson, Taylor Richardson, Joe Tippett and Shirley Rumierk. Jason Katims will write and executive produce. Mike Cahill will direct and executive produce the pilot. Michelle Lee, Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez also executive produce. "Rise" is produced by Universal Television, True Jack Productions and Seller Suarez Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Forsyth as Gwen Strickland
· Auli'i Cravalho as Lilette Suarez
· Casey Johnson as Gordy
· Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne
· Joe Tippett as Doug Strickland
· Josh Radnor as Lou Volpe
· Marley Shelton as Gail
· Rarmian Newton as Maashous Evers
· Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe
· Shirley Rumierk as Vanessa Suarez
· Taylor Richardson as Kaitlin Mazzuchelli
· Ted Sutherland as Simon Saunders
CREW INFORMATION:
· Flody Suarez as EP
· Jason Katims as CRTR/EP
· Jeffrey Seller as EP
· Michael Sokolove as BOOK
· Michelle Lee as EP
· Mike Cahill as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Seller Suarez Productions
· True Jack Productions
· Universal Television