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Longest Running .... 


The world's longest running TV show is "Meet the Press".   It began on NBC on November 6th, 1947, and has been running in the USA for 55 years, non-stop!


Side note:  There are other shows and categories for 'longest running', such as:

  • Longest running serial
  • Longest running cartoon
  • Longest running color show
  • Longest running kid's show
  • Longest running sport's show
  • Longest running news program
  • Longest running drama
  • Longest running variety show
  • Longest running special
  • Longest running mini-series
  • Longest running comedy show
  • Longest running cult show
  • Longest running commercial
  • and dozens more .......

Over time, I will attempt to answer some of these, (for USA programs), where I have data ... further research is needed, as the site is more focused on hardware right now, and less on programming.