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What is the longest running drama on television?

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2015-07-05 04:39:45

It really depends on which specific genre of Drama you're

referring to.

For instance the longest running Police Drama

is Germany's Tatort which has been on the

air since 1970 & still airs to this day (07/2015).

The longest running Medical Drama is the U.K.'s

is Casualty which began in 1986 and still

airs today (07/2015).

It would seem the longest running Historical

Drama is Japan's Zenigata Heiji

which (as far as I can tell) aired from 1952 to at least

09/2012.


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