Get an Eyeful of the Longest Running TV Shows of All Time!

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Imagine a frantic Hollywood producer: his child is halfway through fencing academy, and he has to pay a mortgage on his third pool, filled with caviar and Latvian prostitutes. To make ends meet, he delivers the following pitch: “A certain number of males and females live in an adjacent apartment, with hilarious results.” Now that you hate everything about Hollywood, you can see why not too many TV shows last that long. To quote Smash Mouth, “Only shooting stars break the mold.” And standard sitcoms have gotten pretty moldy. Instead, we show you the paragons, the innovators, the zeniths on our list of top 5 longest running TV series. Trust us, you’re male and female roommates will agree.
And, just so you know, we’re going to skip news, music, sports, soap opera and trivia shows. Is it impressive that CBS Evening News has run for over 60 years? Yes. Is it particularly interesting? No, not really. We’ll also limit it to currently running shows to keep it fresh.
Get an Eyeful of the Longest Running TV Shows of All Time!
Image credit: Clipartlord.com
Imagine a frantic Hollywood producer: his child is halfway through fencing academy, and he has to pay a mortgage on his third pool, filled with caviar and Latvian prostitutes. To make ends meet, he delivers the following pitch: “A certain number of males and females live in an adjacent apartment, with hilarious results.” Now that you hate everything about Hollywood, you can see why not too many TV shows last that long. To quote Smash Mouth, “Only shooting stars break the mold.” And standard sitcoms have gotten pretty moldy. Instead, we show you the paragons, the innovators, the zeniths on our list of top 5 longest running TV series. Trust us, you’re male and female roommates will agree.
And, just so you know, we’re going to skip news, music, sports, soap opera and trivia shows. Is it impressive that CBS Evening News has run for over 60 years? Yes. Is it particularly interesting? No, not really. We’ll also limit it to currently running shows to keep it fresh.
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Conclusion

Sure, if you want to count news, Meet the Press would top out this list at 63. But why would you want to read about a news show? Instead, we decided to give you the best that scripted television has to offer. And the Power Rangers… mostly for lolz. These shows got here for a reason, and we’ve watched each one of them religiously at some point in time or the other. Tell us what you think on our discussion board, and we’ll see how long your comments last.


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