50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows

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Source: NBCUniversal Television Distribution

30. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992-2014)
> Series run: 22 years
> Network: NBC
> Genre: Talk/variety
> IMDb user rating: 5.3/10

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29. Unsolved Mysteries (1987-present)
> Series run: 23 years
> Network: NBC, CBS, Lifetime, Spike
> Genre: Documentary
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10

Source: Courtesy of CBS

28. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948-1971)
> Series run: 23 years
> Network: CBS
> Genre: Variety show
> IMDb user rating: 7.8/10

Source: Courtesy of CNN

27. Crossfire (1982-2005)
> Series run: 23 years
> Network: CNN
> Genre: Talk/news program
> IMDb user rating: 3.5/10

Source: Courtesy of CBS Television Distribution

26. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee (1992-2015)
> Series run: 24 years
> Network: Nickelodeon
> Genre: Children’s news program
> IMDb user rating: 4.8/10