The Top Ten Longest Running Scripted TV Shows In History (page 8)
August 10, 2011 9:34 AM
3. Gunsmoke (1955-1975) — The popular radio western drama was converted to TV with leading man James Arness — read our goodbye to the late James Arness — and became a huge hit. The 1870s set western ran for 20 years with 635 episodes.