doc·​u·​se·​ries | \ ˈdä-kyə-ˌsir-(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce docuseries (audio) , -kyü- \

Definition of docuseries

: a documentary that is telecast in a series of programs

Examples of docuseries in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This six-part docuseries is a reminder that the behind-the-scenes tales from late-night TV are just as entertaining as the shows themselves. Alicia Eler, Star Tribune, "10 best things our critics are watching this week," 29 Apr. 2021 Netflix has had some success with racing content over the years, particularly with its popular docuseries Formula 1: Drive to Survive, which just debuted its third season last month prior to the start of the F1 season. Michelle R. Martinelli, USA TODAY, "What we know about Bubba Wallace's upcoming documentary series on Netflix," 23 Apr. 2021 Lovato also sat down with Fallon via video to talk about her new album Dancing With the Devil… The Art of Starting Over, collaborating with Ariana Grande and her YouTube docuseries. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, "See Demi Lovato Perform ‘Dancing With the Devil,’ Play ‘One Word Songs’ on ‘Fallon’," 10 Apr. 2021 The pop superstar doesn’t hold back one bit in Dancing With the Devil, her four-part YouTube Originals docuseries that opened SXSW on Tuesday (March 16). Heran Mamo, Billboard, "The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (March 19)," 19 Mar. 2021 But this docuseries isn’t really about Mia Farrow or Woody Allen. Jen Chaney, Vulture, "Allen v. Farrow Places Dylan Farrow at the Center of Her Own Story," 19 Feb. 2021 The next docuseries to take the world by storm was ESPN's history of Michael Jordan's career. Andrea Park, Marie Claire, "The 26 Best Memes of 2020," 22 Dec. 2020 The singer dropped an explosive two-minute trailer in mid-February teasing the many revelations to come in the four-part docuseries. Neha Prakash, Marie Claire, "How to Watch 'Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil'," 23 Mar. 2021 Dylan, Ronan, and their mother, Mia Farrow, all speak out in the docuseries Allen v. Farrow, airing Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBO. Halle Kiefer, Vulture, "Woody Allen, Soon-Yi Previn Denounce HBO’s Allen v. Farrow As ‘Hatchet Job,’ ‘Shoddy Hit Piece’," 22 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of docuseries

1988, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for docuseries

documentary + series

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5 May 2021

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“Docuseries.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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