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.
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How to use miniseries in a sentence
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 | Kevin Fallon | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Fox miniseries 24: Live Another Day saw a massive drone wreak havoc on London.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession | Marlow Stern | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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' | Marlow Stern | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And on September 1, the History Channel will air a two-part miniseries starring Adrien Brody as the famous escape artist.
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 | Marlow Stern | July 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for miniseries
a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period
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