The History Channel will premier a new series Texas Rising over Memorial Day Weekend. The initial episode will air on May 25 at 8:00 pm (CDT). Texas Rising will be 10-hour series based on the Texas Revolution and the rise of the Texas Rangers.
Texas Rising has a large cast with notable names such as Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Jeremy Davies, Christopher McDonald, Max Thieriot, Chad Michael Murray, Trevor Donovan, Robert Knepper, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow and Kris Kristofferson. The series is directed by Roland Joffé. It might be worth watching just to see how badly Kris Kristofferson butchers his role as Andrew Jackson.