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Television's 11 Longest-Running Game Shows


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The Price Is Right

"Come on down!" Why does this relic from the 1970s still grab high daytime ratings more than 35 years after it debuted? With an agreeable host, contestants plucked from the audience, 80 different games like Plinko and Hi-Lo, and big prizes (motor homes, cars, trips, and furniture), there's something for everyone. The show, which debuted in 1972 and made Bob Barker a TV legend during his 35 years as host, is actually a revival of an earlier incarnation of the show, which aired from 1956 to 1965.