doc·​u·​se·​ries ˈdä-kyə-ˌsir-(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce docuseries (audio)
: a documentary that is telecast in a series of programs

Examples of docuseries in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The revered creature was on the verge of extinction, and this docuseries tells the story of how the buffalo nearly vanished forever. Aramide Tinubu, Variety, 13 Oct. 2023 The new two-part docuseries Crush, also on Paramount+, goes right to a high-profile, real-life source of such anxieties: the chaotic 2022 Halloween crowd catastrophe in Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood that left 158 people dead (plus one survivor driven to taking their own life by guilt). Chris Vognar, Rolling Stone, 17 Oct. 2023 The last piece of the five-part docuseries finds ESSENCE entering the new millennium. Cierra Black, Essence, 16 Sep. 2023 Prime Video’s docuseries Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets debuted with 380 million minutes of viewing, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (449 million) held fairly steady a week after its series finale. Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 June 2023 More:Detroit Youth Choir docuseries finds home at Disney+ streaming site: What to expect The future of jazz Grosse Pointe Farms’ Dirty Dog Jazz Café is hosting the Detroit Jazz Festival’s Rising All Stars Weekend, with two performance options offered both Friday and Saturday evenings at the club. Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press, 9 June 2023 Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, the three-season docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath and her podcast Scientology: Fair Game. Emily Krauser, Peoplemag, 6 June 2023 Abels also earned a pair of Emmy nominations in 2021 for his work on the HBO docuseries Allen vs. Farrow. Mesfin Fekadu, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 May 2023 Natalie Portman Calls Angel City Football Club an 'Extraordinary Adventure' in Teaser for HBO Docuseries Soon to be sharing those moments on the small screen, Portman is coming out with an HBO docuseries Angel City, which tells the inspirational story of the soccer team's first season. Lanae Brody, Peoplemag, 27 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History


documentary + series

First Known Use

1988, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of docuseries was in 1988

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“Docuseries.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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