Special Report

50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows


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


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


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


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

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.