Texas Rising

Ended Monday / 7:00pm History 85 min.
"Texas Rising" details the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers. Bill Paxton will play Sam Houston, the father of Texas. He is joined by Brendan Fraser as Billy Anderson, a Texas Ranger with Comanche Indian ties; Ray Liotta as Lorca, an Alamo survivor seeking brutal revenge; Jeffrey Dean Morgan as “Deaf” Smith, a deaf and grizzled veteran Texas Ranger with an advanced case of consumption; Thomas Jane as James Wykoff, a homesteader who finds himself living in the middle of hostile Indian territory; Olivier Martinez as President General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, the tyrant dictator of Mexico; Chad Michael Murray as Mirabeau Lamar, a spirited Texas soldier who helps win the battle of San Jacinto; Michael Rapaport as Sgt. Ephraim Knowles, a would-be deserter and coward turned hero; and Max Thieriot as Jack Hays, a volunteer freedom fighter who becomes the youngest Texas Ranger. (Source: Deadline.com)

Season 1

5 Episodes

The Texas Rangers return to Victoria to celebrate their victory over Mexico and Houston is encouraged to take an important role in the future of the newly independent territory.
Jun 15 2015
General Sam Houston and his Rangers launch a surprise attack on the Mexican Army in the decisive battle of San Jacinto.
Jun 08 2015
With his leadership in question, Sam Houston orders his army south to force a final battle with Santa Anna.
Jun 01 2015
Surrounded by the Mexican Army, Colonel Fanin's troops are forced into making a surrender deal. But when Santa Anna orders their execution, the Texians are left even more determined to exact revenge.
May 26 2015
After the brutal defeat at the Alamo, the fearless Texas Rangers, under General Sam Houston's command, fight for revenge against Santa Anna's troops.
May 25 2015