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Texas Rising

Genres: Drama, Period Drama
Broadcast on: History Africa, ShowMax

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
History 25 May 2015 15 Jun 2015 Mondays, 21h00 - 23h00 10
ShowMax 09 Nov 2015 09 Nov 2015 Monday, 00h01 (all episodes) 10
History Africa 01 Mar 2016 03 May 2016 Tuesdays, 21h20 - 22h10 10


Season 1

Texas Rising is an American period drama television miniseries that details the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the rise of the Texas Rangers.

The Alamo was not the end of the story, it was only the beginning, and Texas Rising details what followed in the fight for an independent Texas.

In 1836, west of the Mississippi was considered the Wild West and the Texas frontier was viewed as hell on earth. With colliding cultures all fighting for stakes to this territory, no one was safe. But this was a time of bravery, a time to die for what you believed in and a time to stand tall against the fierce Mexican General Santa Anna and his forces.

General Sam Houston, the rag tag Rangers and the legendary "Yellow Rose of Texas," lead this story of the human will to fight for independence despite nearly insurmountable odds and to claim a piece of history for all eternity.

Texas Rising stars Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Rhys Coiro, Jeremy Davies, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Christopher McDonald, Max Thieriot, Chad Michael Murray, Robert Knepper, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow, Kris Kristofferson and is directed by Two-time Oscar-nominated director Roland Joffé (The Killing Fields, The Mission).

Produced by A+E Studios and ITV Studios America in association with Thinkfactory Media.

Starring
 

Bill Paxton
as
Sam Houston
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
as
'Deaf' Smith
Olivier Martinez
as
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Thomas Jane
as
James Wykoff
Crispin Glover
as
Mosley Baker
Jeremy Davies
as
Ephraim Knowles
Rhys Coiro
as
Vern Elwood
Christopher McDonald
as
Henry Karnes
Max Thieriot
as
Jack Hays
Cynthia Addai-Robinson
as
Emily West
Robert Knepper
as
Empresario Buckley
Chad Michael Murray
as
Mirabeau Lamar
Jeff Fahey
as
Thomas Rusk
Sarah Jones
as
Pauline Wykoff
Joe Egender
as
Beans Wilkins
Robert Baker
as
Big Foot Wallace
Stephen Monroe Taylor
as
Gator Davis
Trevor Donovan
as
Kit Acklin
Rob Morrow
as
Colonel James Fannin
Kris Kristofferson
as
Andrew Jackson
with Brendan Fraser
as
Billy Anderson
and Ray Liotta
as
Lorca

Broadcast Notes

In the USA, the series aired as five two-hour episodes. On HISTORY in South Africa the series aired as 10 hour-long episodes.


Season 1 Cast

as
Sam Houston

as
'Deaf' Smith

as
James Wykoff

as
Mosley Baker

as
Ephraim Knowles

as
Vern Elwood

as
Henry Karnes

as
Jack Hays

as
Empresario Buckley

as
Mirabeau Lamar

as
Thomas Rusk

as
Pauline Wykoff

as
Beans Wilkins

as
Big Foot Wallace

as
Kit Acklin

as
Colonel James Fannin

as
Andrew Jackson

as
Billy Anderson

as
Lorca

as
Colonel Sherman

as
Colby Pit

as
Samuel Wallace

as
Cole Hornfischer


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