50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows

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Source: Courtesy of 20th Television

25. America’s Most Wanted (1988-2012)
> Series run: 25 years
> Network: Fox, Lifetime
> Genre: Reality
> IMDb user rating: 7.3/10

Source: Courtesy of Viacom Media Networks

24. The Real World (1992-present)
> Series run: 26 years
> Network: MTV
> Genre: Reality
> IMDb user rating: 5.0/10

Source: Courtesy of NBC

23. Dateline NBC (1992-present)
> Series run: 26 years
> Network: NBC
> Genre: News magazine
> IMDb user rating: 6.7/10

Source: Courtesy of E! Entertainment Television

22. E! News (1991-present)
> Series run: 26 years
> Network: E!
> Genre: Entertainment news
> IMDb user rating: 4.6/10

Source: Courtesy of 20th Television

21. The Simpsons (1989-present)
> Series run: 28 years
> Network: Fox
> Genre: Animated sitcom
> IMDb user rating: 8.8/10