- a short series of events or presentations.
- Television. a program or film broadcast in parts, as the dramatization of a literary work: The novel was made into a four-part miniseries.
Origin of miniseries
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Examples from the Web for miniseries
The 2012 miniseries he co-starred in, Hatfields McCoys, was a ratings blockbuster for the History channel.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More
December 19, 2014
The glamorous fete was followed by the premiere of the 4-hour miniseries Olive Kitteridge, which will premiere on HBO Nov. 2.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'
September 3, 2014
There was talk about this miniseries spinning into an actual TV series.‘24: Live Another Day’ Showrunners on the Finale, the Dangers of Drones, and Jack Bauer’s Future
July 15, 2014
I initially had great hopes that this 10-part miniseries would have a tangible impact on enlarging the jazz audience.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love
June 15, 2014
Filming lasted until last week of March and, less than two months later, the NBC miniseries is already being birthed.‘Rosemary’s Baby’: How NBC Gave Birth to a New Version of Roman Polanski’s Horror Classic
May 9, 2014
- a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period
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