List of longest-running Australian television series

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Below is a list of all Longest-running Australian television shows both past and present that have been broadcast for a minimum of ten years.

All data is correct as of 1 July 2014 except years running which needs updating.

Program Episodes Broadcast Years Network
1 Four Corners ? 1961–present 52nd ABC
2 Play School ? 1966–present 46th ABC (1966-2014)
ABC2 (2014-present)
3 Mass for You at Home [1] ? 1971–present 44th Network Ten (1971–present)
Eleven (2013–present)
4 Behind the News ? 1969–2003, 2005–present 42nd ABC (1969-2014)
ABC3 (2014-present)
5 Here's Humphrey ? 1965–2008 40 Nine Network
6 Mr. Squiggle ? 1959–1999 40 ABC (Australian TV channel)|ABC
7 60 Minutes ? 1979–present 33rd Nine Network
8 Today ? 1982–present 31st Nine Network
9 Hey Hey It's Saturday ? 1971–1977, 1979–1999, 2010 29 Nine Network
10 Dateline ? 1984–present 29th SBS One
11 Neighbours 6900 1985–present 29th Seven Network (1985)
Network Ten (1986–2010)
Eleven (2011–present)
12 The Movie Show ? 1986–present 27th SBS One / ABC
12 7.30 (previously The 7.30 Report 1986-2011) ? 1986–present 27th ABC
13 Sunday ? 1981–2008 27 Nine Network
14 Wheel of Fortune 5,628 1981–2008 27 Seven Network
Nine Network
15 Rage ? 1987–present 26th ABC
16 A Current Affair (1988 Version) ? 1988–present 25th Nine Network
17 Home and Away 5799 1988–present 25th Seven Network
18 Compass ? 1988–present 25th ABC
19 Video Hits ? 1987–2011 25 Network Ten
20 The Price Is Right 17,000+ 1981–1986, 1989, 1993–1998, 2003–2005, 2012 23rd Seven Network (1981–1986, 2012)
Network Ten (1989)
Nine Network (1993–1998, 2003–2005)
21 Australia's Funniest Home Videos ? 1990–present (formerly as Australia's Funniest Home Video Show after '05 major revamp) 23rd Nine Network
22 Saturday Disney ? 1990–present 23rd Seven Network (1990–present)
7Two (2012–present)
23 Gardening Australia ? 1990–present 23rd ABC
24 Lateline ? 1990–present 23rd ABC
25 Sunrise ? 1991–present 22nd Seven Network
26 Media Watch ? 1989–2000, 2002–present 22nd ABC
27 Foreign Correspondent ? 1992–present 21st ABC
28 Totally Wild ? 1992–present 21st Network Ten (1992-2013)
Eleven (2013–present)
29 Landline ? 1992–present 21st ABC
30 Meet the Press ? 1992–present 21st Network Ten
31 Sale of the Century 4610[2] 1980–2001 21 Nine Network
32 Getaway ? 1992–present 21 Nine Network
33 Sow What ? 1967–1988 21 ABC (Australian TV channel)|ABC
34 Good Morning Australia 3200 1992-2005 14th Network Ten
35 The Sunday Footy Show (AFL) 509 1993–present 20th Nine Network
36 The Sunday Footy Show (NRL) ? 1993–present 20th Nine Network
37 The Footy Show (AFL) 525 1994–present 19th Nine Network
38 The Footy Show (rugby league) 401 1994–present 19th Nine Network
39 Young Talent Time 804 (original), 11 (2012) 1971–1988, 2012 19 Network Ten
40 Family Feud ? 1977-1996, 2014 19th Nine Network (1977-1984)
Seven Network (1988-1996)
Network Ten (2014-present)
41 Today Tonight ? 1995–2014 18th Seven Network (Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane only)
42 Sydney Weekender ? 1994–present 18th Seven Network
(New South Wales only)
43 Better Homes and Gardens ? 1995–present 18th Seven Network
44 The Great Outdoors 622 1993–2009; 2012 18th Seven Network
45 Insight ? 1995–present 18th SBS One
46 RPA ? 1995–2012 18 Nine Network
47 Sports Tonight ? 1993–2011 18 Network Ten
48 The Curiosity Show 149 1972–1990 18 Nine Network
49 Extra 4540 (approx) 1991–2009 18 Nine Network
(Queensland only)
50 Australian Story ? 1996–present 17th ABC
51 Food Lovers' Guide to Australia ? 1996–present 17th SBS One
52 7.30 (state editions) (previously Stateline 1996–2010) ? 1996–present 17th ABC
53 Burke's Backyard 713 1987–2004 17 Nine Network
54 Postcards ? 1995–2011 17 Nine Network, WIN Television
(South Australia)
(other states less, but some still running)
55 Quantum ? 1985–2001 16 ABC (Australian TV channel)|ABC
56 Global Village ? 1998–present 15th SBS One
57 The Arts Show ? 1998–present 15th ABC
58 Bandstand ? 1958–1972 15 Nine Network
59 Pick a Box ? 1957–1971 15 Seven Network
60 Hi-5 ? 1999–2012 14th Nine Network
61 Message Stick ? 1999–present 14th ABC
62 The Great South East ? 1997–present 14th Seven Network
(Queensland only)
63 The Back Page ? 1997–present 14th Fox Sports
64 Huey's Cooking Adventures ? 1997 - 2009 14 Network Ten
65 Homicide 510 1964–1977 14 Seven Network
66 A Country Practice 1058 1981–1993, 1994 14 Seven Network (1981–93)
Network Ten (1994)
67 RPM ? 1997–2008, 2011 14th Network Ten (1997–2008), One (2011)
68 Blue Heelers 510 1994–2006 13 Seven Network
69 Asia Pacific Focus ? 2001–present 12th ABC
70 Catalyst 320 2001–present 12th ABC
71 The Great South East ? 2001–present 12th Seven Network (Queensland)
72 Insiders ? 2001–present 12th ABC
73 Fishing Australia 2001-present WIN Television
NBN Television
Nine Network (Adelaide and Perth)
GO!
74 The World Game ? 2001–present 12th SBS One
75 All Saints 494 1998–2009 12 Seven Network
76 Inside Business ? 2002–2013 11th ABC
77 Creek to Coast ? 2002–present 11th Seven Network (Queensland)
78 Bananas in Pyjamas 356 1992–2002, 2011-2013 11 ABC
ABC 4 Kids
79 Rove 354 1999-2009 (titled Rove Live 2000-2006) 10 Nine Network (1999)
Network Ten (2000–09)
80 Escape with ET ? 1997–2004, 2005–2007 11 Nine Network, Network Ten
81 Cheez TV 2,547 1995–2005 11 Network Ten
82 Deal or No Deal 2,115 2003–2013 11th Seven Network
83 Fresh with the Australian Women's Weekly ? 2000–2009 10 Nine Network
84 Vasili's Garden 2002-present 12 C31 Melbourne
85 Big Brother Australia 2001-2008, 2012-present 10 Network Ten (2001-2008)
Nine Network (2012-present)
86 Living Black 2003-present 11 SBS One
87 Kerri-Anne
(previously Mornings With Kerri Anne)
1920 2002–2011 10 Nine Network
88 Before the Game 303 2003–2013 10 Network Ten
89 At the Movies 2004–present 10 ABC
90 Dancing with the Stars 2004–present 10 Seven Network
91 Camp Orange 2005–present 9 Nickelodeon Australia
92 Toasted TV 2,000+ 2005–present 9 Network Ten (2005-2012)
Eleven (2012–present)
93 It's Academic 1,160+ 1968-1978, 2001-2004 (Perth only), 2005–present 18 Network Ten (1968-1969)
Seven Network (1970-1978, 2001-2004, 2005–2012)
7Two (2013-present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mfyah.com.au
  2. ^ "channelnine.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=79710". Archived from the original on 18 March 2006. Retrieved 30 November 2010.