LONGEST RUNNING TV SHOWS

Television Shows With More Than 160 Episodes

If you know of any, we'll add them to the list!

(Criteria: US Productions, Fictional Content, No more than 1 new episode aired per week)


TV Show - Number Of Episodes - Years Aired

Updated:24APR10 (Next Update in Fall 2010)

  1. WWE Raw                    679   (1997-present)
  2. Gunsmoke                   633   (1955-1975)
  3. Lassie                     588   (1954-1973)
  4. WWE Smackdown!             505   (1999-pesent)
  5. The Simpsons               463   (1989-present)

  6. Death Valley Days          452   (1952-1972)
  7. Law And Order              452   (1990-present)

  8. Ozzie and Harriett         435   (1952-1966)
  9. Bonanza                    430   (1959-1972)
  10. My Three Sons              369   (1960-1972)

  11. Alfred Hitchcock Presents  361   (1955-1965)

  12. Dallas                     357   (1978-1991)

  13. Knot's Landing             344   (1979-1993)

  14. Make Room For Daddy        336   (1953-1964)

  15. ER                         331   (1994-2009)

  16. George Burns/Gracie Allen  291   (1950-1958)

  17. Beverly Hills 90210        296   (1990-2000)

  18. Wagon Train                284   (1957-1965)

  19. Hawaii Five-O              278   (1968-1980)

  20. Dragnet,Original           276   (1952-1959)

  21. Cheers                     275   (1982-1993)

  22. Beverly Hillbillies        274   (1962-1971)

  23. Donna Reed                 274   (1958-1966)

  24. Perry Mason                271   (1957-1966)

  25. Murder She Wrote           265   (1984-1996)

  26. Frasier                    264   (1993-2004)

  27. NYPD Blue                  261   (1993-2005)

  28. Suspense                   260   (1949-1954)

  29. Married With Children      259   (1987-1997)

  30. Happy Days                 255   (1974-1984)

  31. Love Boat                  255   (1977-1986)

  32. King of the Hill           255   (1997-2009)

  33. Bewitched                  254   (1964-1972)

  34. The Jeffersons             253   (1975-1985)

  35. Mash                       251   (1972-1983)

  36. The Virginian              249   (1962-1971)

  37. Andy Griffith Show         249   (1960-1968)

  38. Law & Order:SVU            248   (1999-present)

  39. Murphy Brown               247   (1988-1998)

  40. 7th Heaven                 243   (1996-2007)

  41. Baywatch                   243   (1989-2001)

  42. The FBI                    239   (1965-1974)

  43. Have Gun Will Travel       238   (1957-1963)

  44. Friends                    236   (1994-2004)

  45. Leave It To Beaver         234   (1957-1963)

  46. Drew Carey                 233   (1995-2004)
  47. Melrose Place              227   (1992-1999)

  48. JAG                        227   (1995-2005)

  49. C.S.I                      226   (2000- Present)

  50. The Loretta Young Show     225   (1953-1961)

  51. The Real McCoys            224   (1957-1963)

  52. Falcon Crest               224   (1981-1990)

  53. Petticoat Junction         222   (1963-1970)

  54. Lone Ranger                221   (1949-1957)

  55. Roseanne                   220   (1988-1997)

  56. Dynasty                    218   (1981-1989)

  57. Rawhide                    216   (1959-1965)

  58. Family Matters             215   (1989-1998)
  59. Stargate SG1               214   (1997-2007)

  60. The Waltons                213   (1972-1981)
  61. The Life of Riley          212   (1953-1958)
  62. Touched By Angel           212   (1994-2003)
  63. All In The Family          210   (1971-1979)
  64. Everybody Loves Raymond    210   (1996-2005)

  65. One Day At A Time          209   (1975-1984)
  66. The Facts of Life          209   (1979-1988)

 

  1. The King of Queens         207   (1998-2007)

  2. The Millionare             206   (1955-1960)

  3. 77 Sunset Strip            206   (1958-1964)
  4. Father Knows Best          203   (1954-1962)
  5. Little House o/t Prairie   203   (1975-1983)

  6. Walker, Texas Ranger       203   (1993-2001)
  7. X-Files                    202   (1993-2002)

  8. Alice                      201   (1976-1985)

  9. Home Improvement           201   (1991-1999)

  10. South Park                 201   (1997-present)

  11. Coach                      200   (1989-1997)

  12. That 70's Show             200   (1998-2006)

  13. The Cosby Show             197   (1984-1992)

  14. Ironside                   197   (1967-1975)

  15. Who's the Boss             196   (1984-1992)

  16. Matlock                    195   (1986-1995)

  17. Smallville                 195   (2001-present)

  18. Mannix                     194   (1967-1975)

  19. Night Court                193   (1984-1992)

  20. Will&Grace                 193   (1998-2006)

  21. Full house                 192   (1987-1995)

  22. 24                         192   (2001-present)

  23. Doctor Kildare             190   (1961-1966)

  24. Different Strokes          189   (1978-1986)

  25. C.S.I Miami                189   (2002-present)

  26. Newhart                    184   (1982-1990)

  27. Scrubs                     182   (2001-present)

  28. According To Jim           181   (2001-2009)
  29. Golden Girls               180   (1985-1992)

  30. Seinfeld                   180   (1989-1998)

  31. Law & Order: Criminal Int. 180   (2001-present)

  32. I Love Lucy                179   (1951-1957)

  33. Barnaby Jones              178   (1973-1980)

  34. Laverne&Shirley            178   (1976-1983)

  35. Star Trek Next Generation  178   (1987-1994)

  36. Diagnosis,Murder           178   (1992-2001)

  37. Charmed                    178   (1998-2006)

  38. Star Trek Deep Space Nine  176   (1993-1999)

  39. Family Ties                176   (1982-1989)

  40. Silk Stalkings             176   (1991-1999)

  41. Adam-12                    174   (1968-1975)

  42. The Bob Cummings Show      173   (1955-1959)

  43. Three's Company            172   (1977-1984)

  44. Wings                      172   (1990-1997)

  45. Star Trek Voyager          172   (1995-2001)

  46. Girlfriends                172   (2000-1008)

  47. LA Law                     171   (1986-1994)

  48. Mission Imposible          171   (1966-1973)

  49. Green Acres                170   (1965-1971)

  50. Marcus Welby               170   (1969-1976)

  51. Empty Nest                 170   (1988-1995)

  52. Medical Center             170   (1969-1976)

  53. The Rifleman               168   (1958-1963)

  54. Hogan's Heroes             168   (1965-1971)

  55. Mary Tyler Moore           168   (1970-1977)

  56. The Practice               168   (1997-2004)

  57. Barney Miller              167   (1975-1982)

  58. Flintstones                166   (1960-1966)

  59. Growing Pains              166   (1985-1992)

  60. Daniel Boone               165   (1964-1970)

  61. Adventures RinTinTin       164   (1954-1959)

  62. Mad About You              164   (1992-1999)

  63. Designing Women            163   (1986-1993)

  64. Sabrina Teenage Witch      163   (1996-2003)

  65. Magnum PI                  162   (1980-1988)

  66. Two and a Half Men         161   (2003 - present)

  67. Step by Step               160   (1991-1998)

  68. Without a Trace            160   (2002-2009)

(Information based on Episode Guides found on the Web. If you notice an error, let us know)

These Will Make It To The List In Another Season Or So (Do you know of one?).....

One Piece, CSI NY,

We regularly get asked about these, but jury is out on whether they meet the criteria...

Power Ranges (>550 episodes, but often airs more than once a week)

These are not included because they do not fit the criteria.....

Saturday Night Live, Dr.  Who, 60 Minutes, Life Styles of the Rich and Famous, The Price is Right, Peyton Place, Honeymooners, Naruto, Sesame Street, The Avengers, COPS

We've Looked It Up - These Have Less Than 160 Episodes!

Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere, Hazel, Quincy, Gilligan's Island,The Fugitive,Hart to Hart, Naked City, Simon&Simon, Zane Grey Theater

Flipper,The Phil Silvers Show,Taxi,Lost In Space,Dick Van Dyke Show,Outer Limits, The Untouchables, Chips, Dawson Creek, What's Happening

West Wing, My Favorite Martian,The Munsters,Mork&Mindy,Odd Couple,Patty Duke Show,The Brady Bunch,Hercules, Trapper John

Malcom in the Middle, Dobie Gillis,Emergency!,Family Affair,I Dream Of Jeannie,Dennis The Menace, Sandford&Son, The Nanny

Batman,That Girl,Twilght Zone, MacGyver, Good Times, Rockford Files,The Wonder Years, Fantasy Island, Star Trek, Sea Hunt

Adventures of Superman,Here's Lucy, The Lucy Show, The Bob Newhart Show, WKRP in Cincinnati, Benson, ADifferent World
 
Chicago Hope, Part of Five, Perfect Strangers, Route 66, Gimme A Break, Too Close For Comfort, Six Million Dollar Man, Bionic Woman

Room 222, Cagney&Lacey, Quantum Leap, 3rd Rock From The Sun, Combat!, Boy Meets World,

Spin City, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Just Shoot Me, Moesha, Eight Is Enough, Gilmore Girls

 

And Just In Case You're Interested - Movie And Number Of Sequels

(number includes first movie)