What is the longest running drama on television?
It really depends on which specific genre of Drama you're
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