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The Mike & Carla Morning Show

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Are you one of those people who watched it then, and still watch it now? A lot of TV shows have been around longer than you thought.

Here are the longest running American TV shows that are still on, along with when they debuted and how long they’ve been on:

1.  “General Hospital” . . . April 1, 1963 . . . 58 years.  (Luke and Laura!)

2.  “Days of Our Lives” . . . November 8, 1965 . . . almost 56 years. (Bo and hope!)

3.  “Sesame Street” . . . November 10, 1969 . . . almost 52 years. (Coookieee!)

4.  “Masterpiece Theatre” . . . January 10, 1971 . . . 50 years.

5.  “The Price Is Right” . . . September 4, 1972 . . . almost 49 years. (*Plinko*)

6.  “The Young and the Restless” . . . March 26, 1973 . . . 48 years.

7.  “Wheel of Fortune” . . . January 6, 1975 . . . 46 years. (‘d like to buy a vowel…)

8.  “Saturday Night Live” . . . October 11, 1975 . . . almost 46 years. (Live from New York…!!)

9.  “Jeopardy!” . . . September 10, 1984 . . . almost 37 years. (Potent potables for $200)

10.  “The Bold and the Beautiful” . . . March 23, 1987 . . . 34 years.

11.  “America’s Funniest Home Videos” . . . November 26, 1989 . . . almost 32 years.

12.  “The Simpsons” . . . December 17, 1989 . . . almost 32 years.  (I will not teach others to fly…)

13.  “Power Rangers” . . . August 28, 1993 . . . almost 28 years.

14.  “South Park” . . . August 13, 1997 . . . almost 24 years. (Is Kenny alive?)

15.  “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” . . . September 20, 1999 . . . almost 22 years.  (Bum, bum!)