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 In this docuseries, the Woodstock ‘99 music festival in Rome, New York, unfolds with rage, riots, and violence. Travis Bean, Forbes, 3 Aug. 2022 This British docuseries recounts how Donald Trump made his way to the presidency. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 30 July 2022 Yet this six-part docuseries from Lawrence Kasdan, a veteran of that franchise, also contains a broader look at how technology can fundamentally reshape an industry in a way that can put even ingenious buggy-whip makers out of business. Brian Lowry, CNN, 27 July 2022 This docuseries that tracks missing-persons cases returns for a second season. Los Angeles Times, 22 July 2022 Best-selling author Michael Pollan explores the history and uses of psychedelics in this docuseries. Chaise Sanders, Country Living, 15 July 2022 This mini docuseries documents polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs' rise to power, told by his once-favorite wife, Naomie Jessop, who tagged alongside him while running from police. Sammi Burke,, 13 July 2022 Four groups of elite athletes face challenges around the world in this docuseries. Globe Staff,, 11 July 2022 Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, et al., are celebrated in this four-part docuseries. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 10 July 2022 See More

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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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“Docuseries.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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