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Longest Running US Game Shows

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List of the longest-running game TV shows in US history. These TV game shows and quiz series have more episodes than any others in American television. Some of the shows ran and have since gone off the air or been canceled, while others remain ongoing and are still being produced. Typically, these shows were collected into "seasons" of television, each with a pre-set amount of episodes. Sometimes, these seasons were broken up, in some cases with years or even decades between production of the series, while still being considered the run of a single TV show. (Spin-offs and other shows that were reinvented and debuted as new series are not considered.) This list contains all the longest-running game shows in the history of American TV.

Game shows here include a variety of specific types of programs, such as quiz shows, trivia shows, reality TV shows featuring questions, physical stunts or challenges and also game shows and contests aimed at children. The longest-running game show currently in production - not just in the United States but the entire world - is "Jeopardy" with a staggering 9,900-plus episodes across 54 years.

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  • Jeopardy!

    Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

    47 seasons. 9900+ Episodes. Currently in production

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  • The Price Is Right

    Bob Barker, Janice Pennington

    47 Seasons. 8000+ Episodes. Currently in production

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  • Wheel of Fortune

    Pat Sajak, Vanna White

    35 seasons. 6000+ Episodes. Currently in production

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    5 Seasons. 296 Episodes.
  • Double Dare - Original run

    547 Episodes.
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    547 Episodes.
  • Supermarket Sweep

    David Ruprecht
    10 Seasons. 1000 Episodes.
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    7 Seasons. 345 Episodes.
  • Shop 'til You Drop

    Dee Bradley Baker, Mark L. Walberg
    9 Seasons. 1000 Episodes.
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    Betty White, Dick Clark
    4492 Episodes.
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  • Password - CBS run

    1756 Episodes.
  • What's My Line?

    Lucille Ball, Tony Randall
    2191 Episodes.
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    Chuck Woolery
    11 Seasons. 2000 Episodes.
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  • Password - ABC run

    1099 Episodes.
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    2 Seasons. 324 Episodes.
  • Let's Make a Deal

    Wayne Brady, Jonathan Mangum
    281 Episodes.
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  • Temptation

    Livinia Nixon, Ed Phillips
    1 Seasons. 170 Episodes.
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    Jeff Sutphen, Elle Young
    4 Seasons. 156 Episodes.
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    356 Episodes.
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    2020 Episodes. Currently in production