The Longest Running (& Currently Airing) Scripted Primetime Shows

We all have the biggest shows in our subconscious, but do you know which ones are actually the longest running? We compiled a list of currently airing & scripted prime time shows that have been running the longest! And this time, we'll number it backwards adding to the suspense... although I'm pretty sure everyone will be able to guess #1!

9. American Dad!

  • First Broadcast: Feb. 6, 2005
  • Number of Seasons: 10
  • Number of Episodes: 160+

Watch the latest episodes on ShareTV here, and see the newest clip "Bar Tips" below.

8. Grey’s Anatomy

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  • First Broadcast: March 27, 2005
  • Number of Seasons: 10
  • Number of Episodes: 205

Watch the latest episodes and clips on ShareTV here.

7. Two and a Half Men

men

  • First Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2003
  • Number of Seasons: 11
  • Number of Episodes: 236+

6. NCIS

ncis

  • First Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2003
  • Number of Seasons: 11
  • Number of Episodes: 246+

5. Family Guy

FAMILY GUY

  • First Broadcast: Jan. 31, 1999 (original) May 1, 2005 (revival)
  • Number of Seasons: 12
  • Number of Episodes: 223+

Watch the latest episodes and clips on ShareTV here.

4. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

csi

  • First Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2000
  • Number of Seasons: 14
  • Number of Episodes: 313+

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

law

  • First Broadcast: Sept. 20, 1999
  • Number of Seasons: 15
  • Number of Episodes: 339

Watch the latest episodes and clips on ShareTV here.

2. South Park

south park

  • First Broadcast: Aug. 13, 1997
  • Number of Seasons: 17
  • Number of Episodes: 247+

1. The Simpsons

simpsons

  • First Broadcast: Dec. 17, 1989
  • Number of Seasons: 25
  • Number of Episodes: 548+

Watch the latest episodes and clips on ShareTV here. And if you have a quick minute, watch the "Goodbye To David Letterman" clip below.

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