Tag Archives: miniseries

Superstar (ABC) Rated NR

This series takes an inside look and shares rare footage of the superstars that shaped American Culture. Starring Chris Connelly, Brandy Norwood, and Amy Yasbeck. This series takes a good look at celebrities that have left us too soon. We … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

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Rebellion (2016) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries follows a group of fictional characters who lived through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. Starring Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, and Jordanne Jones. This film is a wonderful telling of the Irish independence. It’s a … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson (2016) Rated TV-PG

A documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Starring Keith David and Jamie Foxx. This documentary is one of Ken Burns’ miniseries. Burns does what he does best … Continue reading

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Houdini and Doyle (FOX) Rated TV-14

This miniseries follows the friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle while helping the Scotland Yard with some unsolved and inexplicable crimes. Starring Michael Weston, Stephen Mangan, and Rebecca Liddiard. This show is loosely based on the friendship of … Continue reading

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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (PBS) Rated NR

The history of the U.S. National Parks from the first park to the expansion across 150 years. Starring Peter Coyote, William Cronon, and Dayton Duncan.  This series is brilliant. We follow the history of the U.S. National Parks as the … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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Murders at the Boarding House (Oxygen) Rated NR

  When the Sacramento police get a missing persons report from a social worker, they head to the boarding house where the man was staying. The elderly landlady is friendly and helpful, but when they discover human remains in her … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Divided We Stand (CNN) Rated NR

This miniseries looks at the life and journey of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Starring Sterling K. Brown, Conan O’Brien, and Anthony Carvello. I was a little bit nervous about how CNN was going to portray Pres. Lincoln. Will they … Continue reading

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A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley (2013) Rated PG-13

This documentary takes a look at murders from British history, starting with Jack the Ripper and on to Agatha Christie’s mysteries. Starring Lucy Worsley, Michael Kirk, and Ian Burney. This is a brilliant documentary. Lucy Worsley knows her history, and … Continue reading

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