Special Report

50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows

Source: Courtesy of Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University

20. Firing Line (1966-1999)
> Series run: 28 years
> Network: PBS
> Genre: Public affairs
> IMDb user rating: 8.5/10

Source: Courtesy of Disney–ABC Domestic Television

19. America’s Funniest Home Videos (1989-present)
> Series run: 28 years
> Network: ABC
> Genre: Reality/comedy
> IMDb user rating: 6.2/10

 

18. Cops (1989-present)
> Series run: 28 years
> Network: Fox, Spike
> Genre: Reality
> IMDb user rating: 7.1/10

 

17. American Experience (1988-present)
> Series run: 29 years
> Network: PBS
> Genre: Documentary
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10

 

16. Sábado Gigante (1986-2015)
> Series run: 29 years
> Network: Univisión
> Genre: Spanish-language variety
> IMDb user rating: 6.3/10