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What is the longest running TV series UK?

Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020

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1. Panorama - 63 (1953 to present) The world's longest current affairs programme is also the UK's longest show ever.

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Likewise, people ask, what is the longest running TV series in the world?

THE SIMPSONS (1989-present) Its 29th season began on October 30, 2017, making it the longest running scripted prime-time TV series to ever air.

Subsequently, question is, which soap has been running the longest? Coronation Street

In this manner, what are the top 10 longest running TV shows?

Scroll on for a look at the 10 longest-running primetime U.S. TV series of all time.

  • Slide 1 of 10The Simpsons (Fox) The Simpsons debuted on Fox on Dec.
  • Slide 4 of 10Law & Order (NBC)
  • Slide 5 of 10Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
  • Slide 7 of 10Family Guy (Fox)
  • Slide 8 of 10NCIS (CBS)

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