(redirected from TV miniseries)


n. pl. miniseries
1. A television series that tells a self-contained story in a limited number of episodes.
2. A comic book series that tells a self-contained story in a limited number of issues, usually between two and eight.
3. Sports A short series of performances or athletic contests.


(Broadcasting) a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period


(ˈmɪn iˌsɪər iz)

n., pl. -ries.
a television film broadcast in consecutive parts over a span of several days or weeks.


[ˈmɪnɪˌsɪərɪz] N (miniseries (pl)) (TV) → miniserie f
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