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 Ranked number 7 on Netflix right now, this docuseries takes you to the frontlines of the influenza pandemic, as scientists, doctors and disaster experts are profiled. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "11 Home Shows to Binge-Watch Tonight," 19 Mar. 2020 Related content: Girls Cruise HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 9 p.m. on VH1 Series Debut All aboard as this VH1 docuseries sets sail for the Caribbean. Ew Staff,, "What to Watch on Monday: Hannah tries to figure out Luke P.'s intentions on The Bachelorette," 15 July 2019 The six part docuseries is based on the book Martin's parents co-wrote: Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Watch the First Trailer From JAY-Z-Produced 'Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story' Docuseries," 26 Feb. 2018 The duo are being honored for their docuseries 'Time: The Kalief Browder Story.' Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "Jay Z, Harvey Weinstein to Receive Inaugural Truthteller Award From L.A. Press Club," 2 June 2017 Those are some of the questions hovering over the four-part docuseries, which may be maddening, or might be enlightening. Kristi Turnquist | The Oregonian/oregonlive,, "Summer TV 2017: 'Game of Thrones' and 12 more hot shows," 2 June 2017

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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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The first known use of docuseries was in 1988

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6 Apr 2020

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“Docuseries.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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