Neverending TV Shows: The Simpsons, Grey’s Anatomy + 8 Other Longest-Running American Series That Are Still Alive

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Nexter.org made a list of 10 longest-running scripted U.S. primetime television series that are still in production. 

The Simpsons – 29 Seasons

“The Simpsons” celebrate a milestone. After airing its 636th episode, the animated show became the longest-running primetime scripted series. The show is in its 29th season and began in 1989.

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Source: FOX

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – 19 Seasons

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. The show has 427 episodes.

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Source: NBC

Family Guy – 16 Seasons

“Family Guy” is a 306-episodes American animated sitcom that exhibits much of its humor in the form of metafictional cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture.

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Source: FOX

NCIS – 15 Seasons

“NCIS” is an American action police procedural television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which investigates crimes involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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Source: FOX

American Dad! – 15 Seasons 

“American Dad!” is American adult animated sitcom that deriving its humor mostly from the quirky characters, the relationships between family members, and the relatively relatable plots.

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Source: TBS

Grey’s Anatomy – 14 Seasons

“Grey’s Anatomy” focuses on the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians, as they develop into seasoned doctors while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships.

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Source: ABC

Criminal Minds – 13 Seasons

“Criminal Minds” is an American police procedural crime drama television series that differs from many procedural dramas by focusing on profiling the criminal, called the “unsub” or “unknown subject”, rather than the crime itself.

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Source: CBS

Supernatural – 13 Seasons

One of the favourite  American fantasy horror television series that follows the two brothers as they hunt demons, ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural beings.

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Source: CW

The Big Bang Theory – 11 Seasons

Iconic American television sitcom centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, both physicists at Caltech, who share an apartment; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who later becomes a pharmaceutical representative and who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon’s similarly geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four men are contrasted for comic effect with Penny’s social skills and common sense.

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Source: CBS

The X-Files – 11 Seasons

This is one of the most mysterious TV shows about  Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agents: Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena.

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Source: FOX


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