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List Rules Upvote the best television shows that ran for over 10 seasons. No talk shows.

When a TV show you love lasts more than 10 seasons, you know it must be pretty amazing. Classic shows like Friends, M*A*S*H, Frasier, and Cheers each ran on air for over a decade, largely due to fan support and the attention of millions of viewers. TV shows that lasted 10 seasons or more have proven that they can withstand the test of time - especially shows like The Simpsons and South Park that keep evolving and changing as the years go by. 

Television shows that have been on the air for 10+ seasons have proven that people enjoy the production, and still have a desire to see more. These shows have somehow managed to remain relevant and appealing to their viewers, even though times have changed since their first episode aired. The top writers and producers of these shows have combined quality and longevity to consistently develop new material, bringing both comfort and excitement to their fans. They also have the potential to accumulate a wide variety of viewers because of their tenure.   

Vote for your favorite television show with more than 10 seasons below! Feel free to add any that aren't already on the list. 
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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Cheers 11 (1982-1983)

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1,285 549
Friends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Friends 10 (1994-2004)

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865 560
Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

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1,138 489
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
The Simpsons 25+ (1989-)

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880 506
M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
M*A*S*H 11 (1972-1983)

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687 539
Law & Order is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Law & Order 20 (1990-2010)

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758 647
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Supernatural 10 (2005-present)

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855 514
Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Married... with Children 11 (1987-1997)

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775 510
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Saturday Night Live 38+ (1975-)

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594 559
Frasier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Frasier 11 (1993-2004)

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623 461
Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Happy Days 11 (1974-1984)

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613 586
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
King of the Hill 13 (1997-2009)

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863 488
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Family Guy 11+ (1999-2002, 2005-)

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910 541
South Park is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
South Park 16+ (1997-)

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745 494
NCIS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
NCIS 11+ (2003-)

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769 355
Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Sesame Street 42 (1969-present)

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607 552
ER is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
ER 15 (1994-2009)

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613 492
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

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272 514
Gunsmoke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Gunsmoke 20 (1955-1975)

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166 103
The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Henrik Schröder added The X-Files 9

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231 259
60 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
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317 243
bones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
AlexYoung added bones 9

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348 538
Murder, She Wrote is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Murder, She Wrote 12 (1984-1996)

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306 377
Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
annalm2000 added Grey's Anatomy 9

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484 591
Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Two and a Half Men 11+ (2003-)

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375 497
Law & Order: Criminal Intent is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

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279 471
Bonanza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Bonanza 14 (1959-1973)

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305 568
Beverly Hills, 90210 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Beverly Hills, 90210 10 (1990-2000)

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404 518
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

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356 458
The Jeffersons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
The Jeffersons 11 (1975-1985)

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258 419
Smallville is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Smallville 10 (2001-2011)

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270 510
NYPD Blue is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
NYPD Blue 12 (1993-2005)

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127 222
The Waltons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Maryellen Elizabeth added The Waltons 9

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252 463
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Dallas 14 (1978-1991)

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294 487
Hawaii Five-O is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Hawaii Five-O 12 (1968-1980)

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22 18
All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
jussanuddername added All in the Family 9

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327 477
CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
CSI: Miami 10 (2002-2012)

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105 194
The Ed Sullivan Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
RobLein added The Ed Sullivan Show 24

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88 158
Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
Murphy Brown 10 (1988-1998)

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264 521
All That is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons
All That 11 (1994-1995)