Can you believe it The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet holds the record for the longest running sitcom on TV which compiled 435 episodes. Well the king is dead. The Simpsons were officially crowned the new longest running sitcom ever in the world by the Guinness World Records at Comic-Con. Not only are they the longest running show but also garnished the most Emmys for a show. The Simpsons are not as relevant as they were a few years ago, that vacuum has been filled by Family Guy. According to Matt Groening the series creator there is no letting go, he and Fox are committed in hashing new episodes for many more years to come. Look out Coronation Street here comes the Simpsons.