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TURN IT ON with Michael Schneider is a weekly dive into what's new and what's now in TV -- no matter what you're watching or where you're watching it. Each episode features interviews with producers, reviews, essays on the latest buzz and trends, plus a roundup of what's premiering and what's returning over the coming week. With an enormous amount of choices overwhelming even the most sophisticated viewer, TURN IT ON is a must-listen for TV fans looking to make sense of what to watch and where to watch it.
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Rosie Perez on How Her 'Rise' Character Fights Back (Episode 76)
3 days ago
"Rise," inspired by a real-life teacher, stars Josh Radnor as Lou, a teacher going through a bit of a midlife crisis. He decides the answer to his woes is to jazz up the school's lackluster theater department. One problem: It's already run by Tracey, played by Rosie Perez.
Jason Katims was the executive producer behind FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS and PARENTHOOD, and HAMILTON producer Jeffrey Seller, are behind the new NBC drama. Perez and Katims stopped by IndieWire to discuss their inspirations for RISE, including what convinced Katims to return to high school — and why Perez finally started doing TV after years of avoiding the small screen.