Special Report

50 Longest Running Primetime TV Shows


15. POV (1988-present)
> Series run: 29 years
> Network: PBS
> Genre: Documentary
> IMDb user rating: 8.0/10


14. Moneyline/Lou Dobbs Tonight (1980-2009)
> Series run: 29 years
> Network: CNN
> Genre: News/talk show
> IMDb user rating: 5.1/10


13. 48 Hours (1988-present)
> Series run: 30 years
> Network: CBS
> Genre: Documentary/news magazine
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10


12. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962-1992)
> Series run: 30 years
> Network: NBC
> Genre: Talk/variety
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10

Source: Courtesy of A&E Networks

11. Biography (1987-2006)
> Series run: 31 years
> Network: A&E
> Genre: Documentary
> IMDb user rating: 7.9/10

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