Networks from FX to Syfy are reviving the miniseries in the wake of History's huge success with "Hatfields & McCoys" and "The Bible." The category had waned a few years ago as HBO cornered the market with expensive war dramas. "With all of the time-shifting and different platforms, it's about having that TV moment that really feels special," said History programming exec Dirk Hoogstra.
History leads a band of networks back to the miniseries
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