50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows

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5. 20/20 (1978-present)
> Series run: 40 years
> Network: ABC
> Genre: News magazine
> IMDb user rating: 6.6/10

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4. Saturday Night Live (1975-present)
> Series run: 42 years
> Network: NBC
> Genre: Variety show
> IMDb user rating: 8.1/10

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3. The Victory Garden (1975-present)
> Series run: 43 years
> Network: PBS
> Genre: Gardening
> IMDb user rating: 7.2/10

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2. Nova (1974-present)
> Series run: 44 years
> Network: PBS
> Genre: Science
> IMDb user rating: 8.8/10

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1. 60 Minutes (1968-present)
> Series run: 49 years
> Network: CBS
> Genre: News magazine
> IMDb user rating: 7.6/10