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Less! Less! Less!: How the miniseries took over television

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

From Quiz to Chernobyl, the one-off television series is the perfect antidote to the relentlessness of multi-season shows. But do they ultimately leave us wanting more? Broadcast across three nights as lockdown kept us glued to our sofas, ITV's Quiz was the first new drama in a long time that felt like event television. Unlike an unwieldy, 10-season drama or a densely-packed one-off, the story of Major Charles Ingram's dubious Who Wants To Be A Millionaire win was presented as a three-part miniseries, one of many that have attracted dedicated audiences in recent years. From Chernobyl , to...
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