It really depends on which specific genre of Drama you're referring to.
For instance the longest running Police Dramais 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 Heijiwhich (as far as I can tell) aired from 1952 to at least 09/2012.
longest running TV drama according to Guinness world records?
Law and Order is the longest running TV drama in the US. It was first broadcast on September 13, 1990. The show ended 456 episodes later on May 24, 2010.
gunsmoke and dallas
Gunsmoke is certainly not the longest running comedy & depending on how exactly you're defining 'Drama', American/U.K./Australasian Soap Operas have lasted years or decades longer than Gunsmoke.You have to specify 'Longest Running American Drama', since it's not THE longest running drama.The U.K.'s medical drama, Causality has aired since 1986 and continues today (01|01|15) as well as Germany's police drama, Tatort has aired since 1970 & Japan's historical drama, Zenigata Heiji has aired since 1952 both of which are apparently still on the air today.There was also a teen drama from the U.K., Grange Hillthat aired for 30 years.Having said all that, the answer to the question of 'what was the second longest running drama' & presuming you're strictly speaking of American shows, the answer appears to be Lassie if soap operas are excluded & if we're not counting the fact Gunsmoke and Law & Order are tied for the longest running American drama.
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Debuting in 1947, the American news program, Meet the Press is the world's longest running TV show.
"As the World Turns" was the longest running soap opera on TV history. It ran from 1956 until it cancelled in 2010.
The CBS Evening News is the second longest running TV show having debuted on May 3rd 1948.
The 700 Club & Inside the NFL have tied for the longest running cable TV show.They both debuted in 1977.
60 Minutes is the longest running prime time TV show having debuted September 24th 1968.
The TV show is "Neighbours."
Having debuted in 1968, 60 Minutes is the longest-running television show in prime time today.
Blue Peter.It's also the longest running children's show in the world.
The second-longest running game show in television history is To Tell the Truth. It debuted in 1956, the same year The Price is Right (the longest running game show in television history) debuted.
Meet The Press
The longest running TV show in the UK is Panorama. Panorama is a current affairs series and it first aired in 1953 on BBC One.
The series debuted on April 1, 1963.General Hospital celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2013 and is the longest running daytime drama in the US.It is the longest-running US soap still in production, and may surpass As the World Turns (1956-2010) and Guiding Light on TV (Guiding Light ran 1937-1952 on radio, 1952-2009 on TV ).