Visible: Out On Television

Explore the history of the LGBTQ movement through the lens of TV in this five-part docuseries. Combining archival footage with new interviews, it looks at homophobia, invisibility, the evolution of LGBTQ characters, and coming out in the TV industry.

TitleVisible: Out On Television
First Air DateFebruary 14th, 2020
Last Air DateFebruary 14th, 2020
GenreDocumentary
NetworkApple TV+
Production CompaniesApple Video Programming, LLC, Permut Presentations, Push It Productions, Tripod Media
ProducersDavid Bender, David Permut
Executive ProducersJessica Hargrave, Wanda Sykes, Wilson Cruz, Ryan White
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes5 Episodes
Plot Keywordsgay, transgender, bisexual, social documentary, lgbtq+, tv minisseries
Margaret Cho
Margaret Cho
Herself / Narrator (episode 2)
Asia Kate Dillon
Asia Kate Dillon
Herself / Narrator (episode 3)
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
Himself / Narrator (episode 4)
Lena Waithe
Lena Waithe
Herself / Narrator (episode 5)
Wilson Cruz
Wilson Cruz
Himself
Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes
Herself
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
Herself
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
Herself
Billy Porter
Billy Porter
Himself
Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner
Himself
Rachel Maddow
Rachel Maddow
Herself
Don Lemon
Don Lemon
Himself
Andy Cohen
Andy Cohen
Himself
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Himself
Aidan Quinn
Aidan Quinn
Himself
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe
Himself
Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett
Himself
Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
Herself
Tim Gunn
Tim Gunn
Himself
Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper
Himself
Ilana Glazer
Ilana Glazer
Herself
Abbi Jacobson
Abbi Jacobson
Herself
Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham
Herself
Ruth Westheimer
Ruth Westheimer
Herself
Norman Lear
Norman Lear
Himself
Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright
Himself
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
Himself
George Takei
George Takei
Himself
Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert
Himself
Jonathan Groff
Jonathan Groff
Himself
Sean Hayes
Sean Hayes
Himself
Adam Rippon
Adam Rippon
Himself
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Himself
MJ Rodriguez
MJ Rodriguez
Herself
Carson Kressley
Carson Kressley
Himself
Sara Ramirez
Sara Ramirez
Herself
Peter Paige
Peter Paige
Himself
Holland Taylor
Holland Taylor
Herself
Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox
Herself