Top Longest Running Game Shows In TV History

This game show has been interesting Americans for 22 years, and its American version started airing in 1999. The game passed the torch from host to numerous celebrities, including Regis Philbin, Terry Crews, and Jimmy Kimmel.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

This reality TV show caught the attention of audience members as they waited for the subsequent ordinary celebrity to be pitted against each other in a game. The show has seen 23 seasons of reruns and tours. The list of featured titles is Password Plus, Super Password, and Million Dollar Password.


This was the first episode of this TV show to feature celebrities in real-life game shows. During a show's episode panel, celebrities attempted to figure out the particular occupations of the people in their game with a series of inquiries. The show outperformed expectations with a duration of 24 years. It was also given the Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.

What's My Line

The show, which can be seen on a pyramid, features a word game named The Pyramid, which has been implemented for 24 years. The highest cash prize for this program has been $100,000. Currently it's hosted by Michael Strahan.


This show has seen at least 6000 episodes over the course of 35 years. The audience is outrageous hoping to be chosen and win a prize, like the others before it did several revivals and today the host of the new installment is the well-known Wayne Brady.

Let's Make A Deal

Steve Harvey is the current host of the 38-year-old game show. The comical Steve Harvey is also the host of the celebrity and African version of this show. It focuses on pitting two different families against one another to guess the surveyed questions.

Family Fued

Pat Sajak and Vanna White host this acted on 46 years, establishing them as the longest-running performers on the program.

Wheel Of Fortune

One of the most popular shows in households has existed for over 50 years, and has been hosted by several celebrities, including LeVan Burton, the Star Wars voice actor. However, Alex Trebek has hosted the show the longest until his death in 2020.


This French show has been running the longest of all shows with 54 years. It translates to "number and letter" and tests the knowledge of contestants by mixing math and spelling questions together.

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