ABC debuts an ambitious TV event Monday with the first installment ofWhen We Rise,an eight-hour, four-part miniseries written by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black that chronicles the lives of activists who have fought for LGBTQ rights over many generations. The sprawling production -- which marks the return of this format to broadcast television after a very long absence -- features a star-studded cast that includes Guy Pierce, Michael Kenneth Williams, Ivory Aquino, David Hyde Pierce, Rosie O’Donnell, T.R. Knight, Matthew Del Negro, Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Griffiths and Mary-Louise Parker.
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