- 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
Examples from the Web for mini-series
Contemporary Examples of mini-series
This will all culminate in a mini-series event called The Defenders.Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and a Brief History of Black Superheroes
November 13, 2013
Lace By Shirley Conran A huge novel that was turned into a Warner Brothers mini-series.
HBO made the novel into a mini-series starring Ed Harris, Helen Hunt, and again, Paul Newman.Remedial Reader: The Essential Richard Russo
June 20, 2012
"Growing up Guinness" should be the name of the mini-series based on Ivana Lowell's juicy memoir, Why Not Say What Happened?The Daily Beast's Favorite Books of 2010
The Daily Beast
December 18, 2010
- a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period