What is an Anthology Series?

Introduction An anthology series is a radio, television, or film series that spans through different genres, and presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode, season, segment or short. These usually have a different cast in each episode, but several series in the past, such as Four Star Playhouse, employed… Read More

What is a Miniseries?

Introduction A miniseries (or mini-series) is a television show that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes. The term “serial” and/or “series” is used in the United Kingdom and in other Commonwealth nations, though its meaning does not necessarily equate to “miniseries” in its usage. Refer to Limited Series and Anthology Series.… Read More

Ben Hur (2010): Part 02

Introduction Ben Hur is a TV miniseries that first aired in 2010. It is based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Outline Arrius presents Judah to the duplicitous emperor Tiberias who pits him against a Thracian wrestler,Judah winning. Arrius dies, leaving Judah his estates and Judah returns to Jerusalem, buying… Read More

Andersonville (1996): Part 02

Introduction Andersonville is a 1996 American television film directed by John Frankenheimer about a group of Union soldiers during the American Civil War who are captured by the Confederates and sent to an infamous Confederate prison camp. The film is loosely based on the diary of John Ransom, a Union soldier imprisoned there. Although certain… Read More

Andersonville (1996): Part 01

Introduction Andersonville is a 1996 American television film directed by John Frankenheimer about a group of Union soldiers during the American Civil War who are captured by the Confederates and sent to an infamous Confederate prison camp. The film is loosely based on the diary of John Ransom, a Union soldier imprisoned there. Although certain… Read More

Andersonville TV Series Overview

Introduction Andersonville is a 1996 American television film directed by John Frankenheimer about a group of Union soldiers during the American Civil War who are captured by the Confederates and sent to an infamous Confederate prison camp. The film is loosely based on the diary of John Ransom, a Union soldier imprisoned there. Although certain… Read More

George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986): Part 02

Introduction George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation is a 1986 television film, and was the sequel to the 1984 miniseries George Washington. The life of George Washington as the first President of the United States of America and his 8 years running his country. The trials he faces dealing with mobs and riots… Read More

George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986): Part 01

Introduction George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation is a 1986 television film, and was the sequel to the 1984 miniseries George Washington. The life of George Washington as the first President of the United States of America and his 8 years running his country. The trials he faces dealing with mobs and riots… Read More