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I'm trying a few months now to highlight TV mini series where it's not mentioned and almost every each of them passed. A few wasn't at the first time, because they've started at 2018 and probably the editors presumed they might continue, but I always do research before submissions and they were already ended by their networks for sure. Those were definitely passed with resubmissions (maybe not 2 or 3 yet). The past few weeks nothing is passed and I cannot understand why. Not even a title correction or hundreds of series I've submitted with less than 12 episodes each (as mini series), not even if I submit some genres, or submissions for deletion on some shows that are mistakenly referred as "TV mini series" (above 12 episodes). Rejecting is an automated procedure that someone "left" for me specifically? Is there anybody out there who really checks if data I provide are correct or not and decides repeatedly to reject them one by one? Why has this happened and why is this going on for over a month? Why now and why similar material were passed the exact previous months and the last one and a half were not?
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Hi there,

Could you provide us with the specific contribution submission references so we can take a look in to this for you? 

Thank you! 
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Your ID on GetSatisfaction might be different from the one on IMDb, this is why actual submission IDs are requested.
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Hi Aaraigathor,

Thanks for your post.

I can see your submissions were rejected as our editors did not think they were eligible for approval. See our title definition guide here:

https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/discover-watch/how-do-you-decide-if-a-title-is-a-film-a-tv-movie-...#



Also, please note the series must have been designed as a 1 off single season from the beginning, TV Shows which were cancelled after a single season are not eligible for listing as TV Mini Series. This explains why titles such as Band of Brothers and The Pacific contain up to 10 episodes but are still considered mini-series. 

I hope this helps explain our policy on this keyword. If you're able to provide further information to help confirm these series are eligible to be TV Mini Series, please let us know!

Thanks for understanding.

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Hi Joel,

What is exactly understood by "the series must have been designed as a 1 off single season from the beginning"?
From my experience, the concept of formal seasoned series appeared less than 20 years ago in the US, when "serialed" programs have been existing for decades, very often not intended initially to be split and produced by year.
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George Gently comes to mind as a group of Mini-Series, but has the Series Moniker.
Judge John Deed too!

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Hi Joel & Vincent and thank you for your answers! The guideline of IMDB is truly old and needs some refreshing. It's obsolete. That's why many editors do not take that seriously and pass hundreds of submissions like they did in the past few months for me and many times in the past. A guide like this is far from complete. It does not clarify a lot of parameters from each country's productions. Here you can see the definition on each country and as a general definition, in TV/web shows the limit of episodes to be characterized as "mini" is "12". Examples given in North America TV shows with more than 4 episodes (and up to 12 or close enough): "Jesus Of Nazareth", "War And Remembrance", "From The Earth To The Moon", "America: The Story Of Us", "The Bible", "Political Animals", "Big Little Eyes", "Rich Man, Poor Man", in Soviet Union/Russia we have "The Case of Kukotskiy", "Life And Fate" (ok, it has mistakenly a series called "Kuprin" too, consisted of 13 episodes).

As for other examples. A Brazilian site about television called "Tele Dramaturgia" on "miniseries" definition says that "Over time, the miniseries were getting longer, especially from the 2000s, with the historical miniseries of Maria Adelaide Amaral." (auto translated from Portuguese). In study "Epic Television Miniseries: A Critical History" (2010) of John De Vito & Frank Tropea, on introduction says that "the typical miniseries of Golden Age of the Epic Miniseries ('74-'89) ran from eight to twelve hours" (8 to 12-hour episodes, obviously). In this study the authors attempt to record every epic miniseries ever shown and you will not find a single one production with more than 12 episodes!

All-time classic series like "Roots", "Shogun" and so many others (of Jane Austen, of Fyodor Dostoevsky etc.), are more than 4 episodes that IMDB guideline suggest. They are not miniseries? Is the classic "War And Rememberance" ('88-'89) a two-season 12-episode miniseries or not? Is "Centennial" ('78-'79) a 12-episode miniseries or not? Limit is "12" because each "run" of proper TV series is usually (and always was, till recent years that begin with a smaller 1st and getting bigger after that) from 13 episodes to 20+. Comics (as a younger art that is) followed that example calling "limited series" (and sometimes "mini series") the story arcs that consist of 12 issues at most and not more.

In a 10-pages guide called "Television Format & Style Standards" it writes in miniseries term "Limited Series/ Miniseries: (Twin Peaks: The Return, The Night Manager) - The terms "limited series" and "miniseries" are sometimes used interchangeably, but there are small differences between them. Both are reserved almost exclusively for dramas, but include a clear timeline of when the series will end. Limited series last longer, usually between 6 and 12 episodes, while a miniseries is typically 4-6 episodes, sometimes broadcast in blocks of two to create more of an event for the viewer. Either choice is a great option for writers who want to write an idea that needs more time to develop than a feature film, but couldn't see the idea as something to motivate multiple seasons of television. In rare cases, a limited series will get picked up for a second season, but typically the series reboots in a way that is atypical for TV - take the second or third seasons of American Horror Story or Big Little Lies, for instance." I do not suggest creating a "limited series" category (it's obviously a new subcategory and didn't exist back then), though to separate all those series from "TV series" we must submit "tv-mini-series" keyword. Here is an interesting interview with many network chiefs about miniseries, limited series and event series (?) issue as they try to distinguish them, each other: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/heroes-24-whats-difference-between-683563  Another example that the terms are confusing even for reporters you can see in this article of "The Denver Post". For example, I think British networks (and especially "B.B.C.") introduced first the term "Special Episode", something I personally find wrong, when they're calling their Christmas TV movies, their one-shot short mobisodes, or one-shot short webisodes as they should have calling them "TV movies" too. As you can see, there must be an accurate guideline modernized with limitation of twelve episodes, for each one of us to know exactly which production he must enter as such and other databases will follow. Following an obsolete guideline is not taking us nowhere...

As for those shows you said that was cut and cannot be recorded as "miniseries"... Really?? Do you record "short TV Movie" a pilot of a series that never started or not? Do you record "short TV movie" a video clip that distributed first on TV or not? Do you record "short video movie" a straight-to-DVD music video clip or not? Are those legit and you call a limited run of 12 episodes "not a miniseries", regardless if they have (somehow) a scenario closure? Have you ever seen shorts? I've watched over 500 till now and everyone who have been watched a respectable number of such films can reassure you that their closure is not always normal, because they are just limited-scenario films or because some other created as promotions to feature films that never came up. But that's how short films are and we record them by that term. There are of course "video mini series" like this one, and plenty straight-to-VHS/straight-to-DVD documentary productions, but you don't have "web series" and "video series" categories yet...

Besides all mentioned above, have you really made a research just on the references I gave you and you found them all "shows that cutted"? :) Also, I gave you references with submission on genres that weren't passed too, shows of 13 episodes that you were not delete "tv-mini-series" as I submitted. The fact is that every single submission I made was rejected and that is happening in the last 1.5 month and the two previous months the editor(s) passed hundreds of similar TV shows as "tv-mini-series" and of course you can check ALL my references now that you know my IMDB account (that wasn't my fault, I probably didn't find other way to create an account) from 22/10/2018 and back! After all this, you insist that those series was the problem and some other editors deal with me in the next 30 days? :)

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Personally if I have any doubt, I’ll add the series as a ”TV Series” and not ”mini series”. Mini-series is also a TV series.


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”Is the classic "War And Rememberance" ('88-'89) a two-season 12-episode miniseries or not?”


There’s 7-episode ”The Winds of War” (1983), and 12-part ”War and Remembrance” (1988-1989). I believe the latter is not considered having ”two seasons” (even when there was a break). Mini-series can’t really have ”seasons” anyways, that should be quite clear.
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Of course it's a miniseries because of the number of its episodes. For your information, 2nd season of "War And Remembrance" has it's own title and is called "The Final Chapter", as more recent "Spartacus" does and so many other shows. That's definitely a proof that this show consists of two seasons.
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The DVD release was called ”The Final Chapter” back in the days, but I can’t remember was that title actually in the credits. I’m a huge fan of the series, but it has been a while since I saw it. But like I said, I don’t believe that it has two ”seasons”, but I can’t say how IMDb sees the situation.

”Spartacus” is a three season TV series + ”Gods of the Arena” mini series. Spartacus is not a mini series (only the prequel GotA is).

Again, mini series doesn’t have ”seasons”. TV series does.
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"Spartacus" obviously is not a miniseries! I just mentioned that as a similar case of a show that has a subtitle in each season. I didn't mention spin-off miniseries "Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena" at all. I felt that this was self-evident according to my above-mentioned words (it has more than 12 episodes).

The 2nd season of "War And Remembrance" marketed by "ABC" the time it was aired as "The Final Chapter" and not on DVDs. The network clarifies that calling "first half" the series until 7th episode and "second half" from 8th to the end as "The Final Chapter" as you can see here. So we have two seasons of one show that is a miniseries.

As for the last you told "Again, mini series doesn’t have ”seasons”. TV series does.", you answer to yourself on the post above: "Mini-series is also a TV series.". So, by the example of "War And Remembrance", the answer is "it depends on the circumstances". Or else you can give us a study, an Academic or encyclopedic term (as I did above with sources) that proves otherwise.
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Thank you for your points, it's true that the term mini-series can be hard to define and a one size fits all policy doesn't always work given the complexities of the specific case at hand. As with all IMDb data we use editorial discretion in certain cases where we feel that the mini-series applies regardless to the number of episodes. If you can supply a specific example of data on IMDb where the term mini-series is being incorrectly applied we'll be happy to take a look.  

Regards,
Will

 
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Hi, folks!

This is a very interesting debate. I'll just leave some info here in the hope that it could be helpful.

From title.basics.tsv (1 Nov 2018) and title.episode.tsv (4 Nov 2018):
  • Total titles: 5,374,112
        Film: 501,687
        Short: 650,135
        Video: 213,598
        TV Movie: 126,499
        TV Short: 8,756
        TV Special: 13,248
        Videogame: 22,153
        Series: 153,904
        Episode: 3,659,530 (107,715 episodes pertain to 15,499 miniseries)
        MINISERIES: 24,602
92% of the miniseries' episodes have both season and episode identifiers (#Se.Ep) (let's name them "assigned": 99,141 episodes), whereas the rest lack one or both numbers ("unassigned": 8,574 episodes). There are 9,103 miniseries (37,0%) that don't have episodes listed, 759 miniseries (3,1%) whose episodes (5,826) are all unassigned, and 14,080 miniseries (57,2%) whose episodes (91,543) are all assigned.

Assigned episodes are more informative, so we'll only take them in consideration for the analysis. (Note: when counting up seasons, the amount of different #Se numbers is used, despite it matches the highest #Se number or not. E.g. if a miniseries has five episodes listed with identifiers #1.2, #1.3, #1.4, #2.1 and #6.1, we'll accept three seasons, not six)


14,740 MINISERIES WITH 99,141 ASSIGNED EPISODES:



Interestingly, if we do the maths including every single episode listed (assigned or not), then the following miniseries stand out as well:
     - 1,362 episodes!!: YouHumour (2008)
     - 432 episodes: Montreux Comedy (2009)
     - 231 episodes: Dishing Tea with Big Meach (2009)



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Once again, you've outdone yourself ljdoncel! Thanks for this very interesting information.
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I take my hat off to you!
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Thank you very much, Marco and Will! As always, excellent work on you part too.
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This is hilarious & outrageous simultaneously! Who submitted those series as mini series? And who accepted those submissions? For God's sake... The "rule" is simple. Unless networks completely change TV reality in the future, 12 episodes is the limit for every single series, TV, Web or Video! When IMDB decides to import new categories as "Web Series", "Video Series", the rule must be the same. In Japan they called their video series as "OVA" (Original Video Animation) as straight-to-VHS productions. From 2008 they have a new term, "OAD" (Original Animation DVD) for straight-to-DVD productions. In fact, all those productions are video mini series of anime (animation based on Manga sketch), that consists of 3 to 5 episodes at most.

The limit must be 12 episodes regardless if a show is ended or not and seasons there should not be an obstacle to characterized them as that. Just to have 12 episodes. You have to pull a line here and not allow submissions on shows more than 12 episodes to be on that category. From 13 episodes and above it's a proper "TV series". Those wonderful statistics of ljdoncel above are more than enough to understand which productions must be called as "mini series", from so many years of feeding! Those from "7 seasons" and above must be removed from that category. Not all of them! Just those they have over 12 episodes like "Bright Summer Night".

On some of them, also, we don't have the proper episode lists and episode numbers, so we might make mistakes on submissions, but eventually we will have the proper info and we can correct it. Basic thing is to have a proper guideline for each feeder to know how he can proceed and the one that you already have is obsolete. It says nothing. Keep in mind of 12 episodes and that must be all we need to know. From 2 episodes and above it's pretty obvious that we have a "series" and not an one-shot production, so it's not needed to be mentioned at all. About number of minutes, I don't know if there are TV movies with more than 240 minutes duration (I don't think so, though), so I don't know if it's a proper instruction. I presume you can see that by statistics too. From 2 to 12 episodes it's a mini series, even if we have plenty of seasons or 90-minute long episodes, or if an under development series ended prematurely. It didn't started as mini series but it was ended like this, as some shows start experimenting with few episodes and end up in sequel and season-filled episodes! For example, if "666 Park Avenue" had 12 episodes, it could definitely count as "TV mini series"! It was ended by network and it ends with no cliffhangers. Sorry about my bad English language, I try to make myself quite understandable...



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From 2 to 12 episodes it's a mini series, even if we have plenty of seasons or 90-minute long episodes, or if an under development series ended prematurely. It didn't started as mini series but it was ended like this, as some shows start experimenting with few episodes and end up in sequel and season-filled episodes!

I disagree. Not every series with, let's say, 6 episodes is a mini-series. For me, the definition of a mini-series is quite simple: A mini-series is a series that is meant to end after its first batch of episodes. (this batch can consist of two episodes, but also of twelve or fifteen. Episodes can be 30 minutes long, or, let's say, 90)

That being said, is there something you'd like to see different in the guide: https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/discover-watch/how-do-you-decide-if-a-title-is-a-film-a-tv-movie-...#? You can always propose a change in it, IMDb might listen. They have in the past.

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In a way, a mini-series is really a movie, perhaps self-contained, perhaps non-anthological, split up into parts aired in intervals of 60 minutes, 24 hours, or 7 days, or 4 weeks, for a total running time of one hour to twelve hours, regardless of how many parts.
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Hi all,

I've cleaned up the associated titles that ljdoncel has directly linked above. Primarily if there is more than one season then the series should not be listed as a mini-series. Ljdoncel would you be able to contact us directly via the Contact Us form including a list of the ttconsts that have more than one season?

The Primetime Emmys defines a miniseries as being more than six hours or in two or more parts. It also must be close-ended. Famous miniseries include “Roots” and “Band of Brothers.” Miniseries aren’t so much literal “mini series,” in that they are small versions of the on-going 22-episode series that networks put on the air, but more like extended TV movies, which is perhaps why they are included in the same awards category as TV movies.

Limited series and miniseries are not interchangeable. Limited series indicates that a network sees potential in a show to continue for many seasons, but the actual seasons themselves needn’t be 22 episodes long. It can also refer to a show the network wants to try out in smaller doses with the possibility of renewal based on how well it does in the ratings.

I hope this helps.

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Will
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ljdoncel would you be able to contact us directly via the Contact Us form including a list of the ttconsts that have more than one season
Sure, I'll submit it ASAP...


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I've tried on several occasions to use the Contact form, but I always get an error. I guess the text is too long, sorry; therefore, I'll post the content here:


Hi, folks! As per Will's request at https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/blocking-submissions, here's a list of the ttconsts of the 1,003 miniseries that have more than one season (according to the identifiers #Se.Ep of their episodes):
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There are 535 additional miniseries that only have 1 season (since their episodes' identifiers share a same #Se number), but also have one or more episodes without proper #Se.Ep identifiers so, to the IMDb display logic, they have a second "Unknown" season too. However, it can not be assumed blithely that there are actually more than one season:
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If you need additional info, please don't hesitate to contact me... Thank you very much...

Cheers!!
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I just say: Ouawwww :D
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Hi ljdoncel,

Thanks very much, your skills are much appreciated! I've cleared the mini-series tag from all of the ttconsts with more than one confirmed season however it seems more risky to do so on the titles with an "unknown season" en masse, this would require a detailed contributor audit.

Regards,
Will
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I've cleared the mini-series tag from all of the ttconsts with more than one confirmed season

It's very nice to see that you've already fixed this problem, Will!
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Hi Will,

You asked from us to supply examples and I've already gave you opinions from some big networks' chiefs, encyclopedic term and some examples on shows, but you chose to ignore me, doing otherwise without even arguments. Seasons does not matter at all. Number of episodes does. Here is an undeniable fact: Number of episodes define if each production is a movie or a series (from 2 parts we definitely talk about series), number of episodes define if we have TV series or TV mini series (regardless of whether or not we disagree on the number of episodes), number of episodes is the key to use proper that term. Not seasons! Seasons arising and related with release dates. It's a release dates' characteristic and not one for production's category. If the network decides, for its own reasons (technical, business, if it has to do with the scriptwritting or anything else), to split a miniseries to more than one season, then we have more than one season on a miniseries. Now you're coming and say that every feeder and every editor all these years, chose wrongly to pass those countless series as "mini series", for what? Any argument at all? Any sources to support your claims? The obvious thing any should say that primarily we should remove series that have dozens and hundreds of episodes from the statistics above, not be listed as a mini-series anymore and not choose by season number. But to do that you need to end up with the number of episode that consist a mini series.

By the way, I still see the same guideline over there that writes about "2 to 4 episodes only" as a mini series. And that "TV" has to be changed of course. Mini series there on streaming platforms as well, as of course on VHS and DVDs, decades ago. I wonder if it's really so difficult to be edited. Primetime Emmys are deadly wrong on their definition. If that was proper, then I can think of 10 series based on Stephen King's novels that "should not be considered as miniseries" as they claim, like "It", "The Tommyknokers", "Langoliers", "Red Rose", "Firestarter 2: Rekindled", " and dozens other shows besides Stephen King's novels. As Wikipedia mentions, Stuart Cunnigham on "Textual Innovation in the Australian Historical Mini-series" defines a miniseries as "a limited run program of more than two and less than the 13-part season or half season block associated with serial or series programming.".

Appart from all those, who putted "SOLVED" in my subject? Nothing is solved! My original question was not about miniseries, but for all my submissions that repeatedly were rejected without any profound reason. Miniseries were lots of those but as I responded above on Joel, I gave examples of other cases that were rejected too. Even on miniseries, there were dozens that have 3 to 5 episodes on ONE SEASON and were rejected too. In fact, EVERY submission I did the last 1.5 month did! Why that have happened and who will assure me that in the next submissions I'll make to improve this database will not be rejected by the same "unknown reason" that employees and official reps avoiding to answer me till now? Change that solved case please, because nothing was solved and nothing changed even now on the guideline for miniseries. After some weeks we will come here to discuss that matter again, if a true responsible member of staff stays that have to discuss seriously on that matter, without taking initiative with not arguments of his own, will not appear.





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Seasons does not matter at all.

You of course have the right to feel that way about mini-series. However, for IMDb (as well as for a lot of contributors), a mini-series always has one season, no more no less. This has been explicitely stated in this thread as well as in the guide (that has also been explicitely mentioned in this thread).

you chose to ignore me
There is a difference between being ignored and not getting what you want. In this thread, started by you, a staff member not only replied several times explaining what IMDb feels is a mini-series, but they also took swift action when a contributor pointed out errors regarding the mini-series tag on about a thousand (!) titles. It is simply not true that you were ignored.

Here is an undeniable fact: Number of episodes define if each production is a movie or a series (from 2 parts we definitely talk about series), number of episodes define if we have TV series or TV mini series (regardless of whether or not we disagree on the number of episodes), number of episodes is the key to use proper that term. Not seasons!

Why do you think this is a fact (and an undeniable one even) and not an opinion?

By the way, I still see the same guideline over there that writes about "2 to 4 episodes only" as a mini series.

Look closer, it says "normally shown" in 2 to 4 episodes. This means the number of episodes can be more than four. This has also been alluded to upthread when a staffer explained that Band of Brothers is also a mini-series.

Primetime Emmys are deadly wrong on their definition.

It's their definition. How can they be wrong about it? You might not agree with it, but that doesn't mean they are wrong. It just means that there several ways to feel about mini-series.

Nothing is solved! My original question was not about miniseries, but for all my submissions that repeatedly were rejected without any profound reason.

In your OP, you (almost) exclusively talk about mini-series and you don't give any specific examples. In other words: you questioned why IMDb didn't accept your mini-series contributions and you were answered. It seems you have a different definition of mini-series than IMDb has. That's okay, it just means you shouldn't add mini-series information to IMDb based on your own definition but on IMDb's definition instead.
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And at last, staff's "sympathizer" (not to use another word) just came in! :) Joel told me that my submissions were wrong and that's why they were rejected by editors, before that I proved by examples I was asked for (that obviously he hadn't seen them at all) that plenty of submissions were (and plenty more besides my examples) within what (even that obsolete) guideline suggests. And I did those same dozens of submissions 2 or 3 times. So nothing solved.

Opinion is that we call a production "series" if we have from 2 or more episodes? Is there any production we call "series" with a single "episode"? Opinion is that if we have a small number of episodes, we have a miniseries? Do we have a miniseries with hundreds or dozens of episodes on that production? Opinion is that the world turn around its axis? Next time try to think before answering.

He says that "Band of Brothers" is obviously a miniseries too, so it's something wrong with the guideline and must be corrected, therefore he asks examples to improve that guideline. Guess what. Nothing happened! That's the conclusion. Should I read more closely or you?

Primetime Emmys' definition exclude hundreds (at least) of miniseries that we know for certain they are, while their definition proves otherwise! That's why! It's a definition by Primetime Emmys and nothing more. They did not invented TV productions, they just award them. I'm talking about the part that says "more than six hours" and I've already gave examples of some shows above that if that definition was valid, they shouldn't be on that category. I can give you dozens of examples "less than six hour". And if they are NOT miniseries, what are they?

The relative literature I have cited shows that Academic world does not have a concrete term and worldwide there are variations of which is what. We here must definitely have a concrete one because database contains it as characteristic, but it must be a proper one that includes every single miniseries existed and not making submissions as we please in each case or confusing editors. By literature I cited (which stems from survey of the History of Television) the 12 episodes should definitely be the limit.

And finally, obviously I'm get ignored by staff when they put "SOLVED" in a subject that has to do with "Blocking submissions" in every submission I've made the last 1.5 month, because during the discussion topic was changed. But miniseries was just a parameter and not the whole of my submissions. About that, can someone in charge explain why the total of my submissions repeatedly rejected? I'm flagged for some reason which I have never been notified by someone? It was just a glitch? Or did something else happened?
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And at last, staff's "sympathizer" (not to use another word) just came in! :)

Next time try to think before answering.

Should I read more closely or you?

This is my last response to you. I don't think a conversation with you is gonna work.
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Of course it's not gonna work because you never did a conversation at all. You just try to fool everyone with buzzing, supposedly in a gentle way, hoping that readers from now on will not go through the whole debate. Good effort but unfortunately you've failed, because I remember very well what I wrote in the whole and what kind of answers and help (or even silence!) I have received till now. None of the comments from each member of staff that responded, answers my main question and I prove this claim on the comment above.
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It’s kinda interesting to see how passionate (and now when you don’t get the answers you want, borderline hostile) someone can be about the definition of ”mini series”.

All I can say is: good luck.
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Show me, my friend, where I got answers to my problem and I promise that I will stop right now! Obviously someone is not making properly his job. If this forum wasn't made for giving answers and not really solving problems, then I'm definitely in the wrong place. I'm just another feeder trying for years to improve this database and all I get till now is disapproval and twaddle. Nothing essential to solve my problem and a quickly attempt to throw it under the mat, to make it disappear.
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An explanation was indeed provided as to why the submissions were declined.
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For this comment you made, two things are happening. Either you have not carefully read everything written above or you are just a liar and for some reason (that I can't think of or I can suspect) you are trying to slander me, calling me a liar. Otherwise, show me exactly which answer I got for my problem, as you claim.
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Vincent Fournols

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Please see Joel's answer at the beginning of this too long thread.
You may disagree with IMDb's approach on title typology, but this is IMDb's website, they have the final cut on it, don't they?
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Sorry I was editing again my comment... Here is the new one: For the comment you did, two things may happen. Either you have not carefully read everything written above or you are just a liar and for some reason (that I can't think of or I can suspect) you are trying to slander me, calling me a liar. Otherwise, show me exactly which answer I got for my problem, as you claim. To help you on this, just tell me where I got an answer of rejected submissions ONLY from the examples given above as:

1. 181022-043529-553000
2. 181022-043512-702000
3. 181022-043508-446000
4. 181022-043448-946000
5. 181022-043232-511000
6. 181022-043225-850000
7. 181022-043142-653000
8. 181022-043252-448000
9. 181022-043246-898000
10. 181022-043712-721000
11. 181022-043537-232000
12. 181022-043038-944000
13. 181022-042706-447000
14. 181018-003020-035000
15. 181022-043046-501000
16. 181014-200223-213000
17. 181022-043124-960000
18. 181022-042713-021000
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Vincent Fournols

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Bis repetita...
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Aaraigathor

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Vincent? Ok we definitely have a communication issue here... Read more carefully my last post please. Read them carefully, read again the title of this topic and if you have answers, you are more than welcome to explain those to me. I'm not talking about typology anymore, just for rejections 2 and 3 times without ANYONE till now explain why they were happened. You see, my time is as valuable as anyone's and I'm not willing to spending feeding dozens of submissions and be rejected repeatedly. So someone in charge have to answer this. If we exclude what staff (wrongly) decided for miniseries, it' not my only problem as you can see.
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My 2 cents:
This topic is labelled "solved" so IMDb staff will not get back to it.
I advise you to open a new one, focusing only of the stated couple of rejected submissions, and keeping your messages short.... The previous ones are
not adapted to this kind of forum.
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Most commonly the IMDb site authorities provide answers to the first relevant question posed in a thread. Some questions may go unaddressed if they warrant too complex or too uncertain of an answer.