/ˈmɪn iˌsɪər iz/
of events or presentations.
a program or film broadcast in parts, as the dramatization of a literary work:
The novel was made into a four-part miniseries.
a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period
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The show was named outstanding miniseries, and also won awards for writing and directing.
She didn't win for best actress, but the series picked up an award for best miniseries.
Some folks chose cable, some broadcast and some went a bit off-topic with miniseries picks.
The losses have been particularly acute in made-for-television and miniseries productions.
My father did some of the first multi-hour miniseries on historical figures.