How goes the struggle in season one of ABC’s When We Rise TV show? As we know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like When We Rise is cancelled or renewed for a second season. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in a Nielsen household. While When We Rise wasn’t technically cancelled, it has still come to an end. Because of that, many viewers are frustrated their viewing habits and opinions weren’t considered, when ABC decided that When We Rise would remain a one-season mini-series. We care what you think, so we are offering you the chance to rate the When We Rise season one episodes here.
From Dustin Lance Black, the When We Rise TV series chronicles the leaders who agitated for LGBT rights in the US Civil Rights movement. The ABC mini-series follows LGBT activist Cleve Jones (Guy Pearce), women’s right leader Roma Guy (Mary-Louise Parker), her wife and social justice activist Diane (Rachel Griffiths), African-American community organizer Ken Jones (Michael K. Williams), and transgender activist Cecilia Chung (Ivory Aquino). The cast also includes Austin McKenzie, Emily Skeggs, Jonathan Majors, Fiona Dourif, Henry Czerny, Whoopi Goldberg, Arliss Howard, Sam Jaeger, T.R. Knight, Mary McCormack, Kevin McHale, Rosie O’Donnell, Denis O’Hare, Pauley Perrette, David Hyde Pierce, Richard Schiff, Phylicia Rashad, Rob Reiner, and William Sadler.
What do you think? Which season one episodes of the When We Rise mini-series do you rate as wonderful, terrible, or somewhere between? Should ABC have renewed this TV show for a second season? Don’t forget to vote, and share your thoughts, below.