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Television Shows with the Most Episodes

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  Longest Running Sitcoms by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 The Simpsons 583
2 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet 435
3 My Three Sons 378
4 The Danny Thomas Show 351
5 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 291
6 The Donna Reed Show 275
7 Cheers 275
8 The Beverly Hillbillies 274
9 Frasier 264
10 Married… with Children 263
11 Family Guy 262
  Longest Running Dramas by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 Lassie 588
2 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 456
3 Law & Order 456
4 Dragnet 450
5 CSI : Crime Scene Investigation 335
6 ER 331
7 Beverly Hills, 90210 296
8 Hawaii Five-O 278
9 Perry Mason 271
10 Murder She Wrote 264
  Longest Running Soap Operas by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 Guiding Light 18,262
2 As the World Turns 13,858
3 General Hospital 13,343
4 Days of Our Lives 12,624
5 The Tonight Show 11,462
6 One Life to Live 11,096
7 All My Children 10,712
8 The Young and the Restless 10,702
9 Search for Tomorrow 9,130
10 Another World 8,891
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  Longest Running Game Shows by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 The Price is Right 9,600
2 Jeopardy! 7,200
3 Wheel of Fortune 5,850
4 Pyramid 4,532
8 Password 2,855
5 Who Wants to be a Millionaire 2,401
6 What's My Line? 2,191
7 Love Connection 2,000+
9 Supermarket Sweep 1,111
10 Shop 'til You Drop 980
  Longest Running Talk Shows by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 The Tonight Show 11,462
2 Larry King Live 6,120
3 The Jerry Springer Show 5,084
4 The Merv Griffin Show 4,855
8 The Oprah Winfrey Show 4,561
5 Late Show 3,955
6 The View 3,740
7 The Tonight Show 3,775
9 Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2,725
10 Maury 2,610
  Longest Running Comedy Shows by Number of Episodes Episodes
1 The Daily Show 2,756
2 The Colbert Report 1,447
3 X-Play 1,378
4 Saturday Night Live 757
8 MADtv 321
5 The Dean Martin Show 245
6 Undressed 222
7 Whose Line Is It Anyway? 220
9 All That 181
10 Scrubs 181
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Sources: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Comedy Central
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 14, 2016

Television Shows with the Most Episodes

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