Apple has announced the latest documentary series to join their slate of original programming, Visible: Out on Television.
From Emmy-nominated filmmakers Ryan White and Jessica Hargrave, the five-part series “investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and how the LGBTQ movement has shaped television. Combining archival footage with interviews with key players from the movement and the screen, the docuseries is narrated by Janet Mock, Margaret Cho, Asia Kate Dillon, Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Waithe,” per a press release.
Themes such as invisibility, homophobia, the evolution of the LGBTQ character and coming out in the television industry are explored in each hourlong episode. The docuseries will feature never-before-seen interviews with industry names including Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Anderson Cooper, Billy Porter, Rachel Maddow, Don Lemon, Sara Ramirez, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and many more.
Hargrave executive produces alongside Wanda Sykes and Wilson Cruz. Visible: Out on Television will be available on Feb. 14, 2020, exclusively on Apple TV+. See a brief teaser below.