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Best Reality TV Shows

Best Reality TV Shows

Best Reality TV shows to watch

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The Challenge

The Challenge

8.1/10
June 1, 1998 on MTV
Each Challenge pits numerous cast members from past seasons of Real World and Road Rules against each other (only the Fresh Meat Challenge has introduced new cast members that have never appeared on either The Real World or Road Rules), dividing them into
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GenresReality
Number Of Seasons32
Created ByMary-Ellis Bunim
NetworksMTV
First Air DateJune 1, 1998
Last Air DateDecember 18, 2018
StatusReturning Series
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The Internet Ruined My Life

The Internet Ruined My Life

5.2/10
March 9, 2016
The Internet can be a powerful tool, allowing people to communicate and conduct business across borders. Unfortunately, that also makes it easy for people to, often anonymously, threaten others -- or worse -- post content that they don't like. This series
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    GenresReality
    Number Of Seasons1
    First Air DateMarch 9, 2016
    Last Air DateApril 6, 2016
    StatusReturning Series
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    Yummy Mummies

    Yummy Mummies

    3/10
    July 9, 2017
    These stunning young mums-to-be have model good looks, glamorous lives and are never seen without their high heels, designer wear and latest accessory: their baby bump! The Yummy Mummies make elaborate plans for motherhood and have outrageous opinions of
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      GenresReality
      Number Of Seasons1
      First Air DateJuly 9, 2017
      Last Air DateAugust 8, 2017
      StatusReturning Series
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      Ink Master

      Ink Master

      7.2/10
      January 17, 2012
      Hosted by rock legend Dave Navarro and judged by icons of the tattoo world, Chris Núñez and Oliver Peck, a group of the country's most creative and skilled tattoo artists compete for a hundred thousand dollars and the title of Ink Master. The stakes could
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      GenresReality
      Number Of Seasons11
      First Air DateJanuary 17, 2012
      Last Air DateDecember 18, 2018
      StatusReturning Series
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      Little Big Shots

      Little Big Shots

      7.5/10
      March 8, 2016 on NBC
      A comedy-variety series showcasing young musicians, singers, dancers and every form of wunderkind in the country. Harvey goes toe-to-toe with them in conversations and interviews, with hilarious results.
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      GenresReality
      Number Of Seasons3
      NetworksNBC
      First Air DateMarch 8, 2016
      Last Air DateDecember 12, 2018
      StatusReturning Series
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      Sugar Rush

      Sugar Rush

      6.9/10
      July 13, 2018 on Netflix
      A relentlessly fast-paced baking competition that challenges brilliant bakers to create sweet treats that look and taste amazing – all against the clock. Who will race to the finish and win $10,000?
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        GenresReality
        Number Of Seasons2
        NetworksNetflix
        First Air DateJuly 13, 2018
        Last Air DateJuly 26, 2019
        StatusReturning Series
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        Queer Eye

        Queer Eye

        8.3/10
        February 7, 2018 on Netflix
        An all-new “Fab Five” advise men on fashion, grooming, food, culture and design in this modern reboot of the Emmy Award-winning reality series.
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        GenresReality
        Number Of Seasons2
        NetworksNetflix
        First Air DateFebruary 7, 2018
        Last Air DateJune 15, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        The Hills

        The Hills

        2.5/10
        May 31, 2006 on MTV
        After high school graduation, "Laguna Beach" alumna Lauren sets out to live on her own in Los Angeles and work as an intern at Teen Vogue.
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        GenresReality
        Number Of Seasons6
        Created ByAdam DiVello
        NetworksMTV
        First Air DateMay 31, 2006
        Last Air DateJuly 13, 2010
        StatusEnded
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        Oh My Josh!

        Oh My Josh!

        0/10
        November 22, 2016 on Freeform
        World-Renowned Dancer and Choreographer Josh Horner sashay his way through life.
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          GenresReality
          Number Of Seasons1
          NetworksFreeform
          First Air DateNovember 22, 2016
          Last Air DateNovember 22, 2016
          StatusReturning Series
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          Blown Away

          Blown Away

          6/10
          July 12, 2019 on Netflix
          Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion.
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            GenresReality
            Number Of Seasons1
            NetworksNetflix
            First Air DateJuly 12, 2019
            Last Air DateJuly 12, 2019
            StatusReturning Series
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            Hyperdrive

            Hyperdrive

            0/10
            August 21, 2019 on Netflix

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              GenresReality
              Number Of Seasons1
              NetworksNetflix
              First Air DateAugust 21, 2019
              StatusReturning Series
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              The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
              A reality series that follows some of the most affluent women in the country as they enjoy the lavish lifestyle that only Beverly Hills can provide.
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              GenresReality
              Number Of Seasons8
              First Air DateOctober 14, 2010
              Last Air DateMay 15, 2018
              StatusReturning Series
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              Keeping Up with the Kardashians

              Keeping Up with the Kardashians

              3.6/10
              October 14, 2007
              A peek inside the exploits and privileged private lives of the blended Kardashian-Jenner family, including sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé.
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              GenresReality
              Number Of Seasons15
              Created ByEliot Goldberg
              First Air DateOctober 14, 2007
              Last Air DateDecember 9, 2018
              StatusReturning Series
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              The Apprentice

              The Apprentice

              5.4/10
              February 16, 2005 on BBC One
              British version of the reality competitions series that sees young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, attempting to survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.
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                GenresReality
                Number Of Seasons14
                Created ByMark Burnett
                NetworksBBC One
                First Air DateFebruary 16, 2005
                Last Air DateDecember 16, 2018
                StatusReturning Series
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                Who Wants to Be a Superhero?
                A competition reality series that challenges a lucky few to create their very own superhero and reward the winner with having their character immortalized in a new comic book.
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                GenresReality
                Number Of Seasons2
                Created ByBruce Nash
                First Air DateJuly 27, 2006
                Last Air DateSeptember 6, 2007
                StatusEnded
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                Jersey Shore

                Jersey Shore

                3.6/10
                December 3, 2009 on MTV
                Jersey Shore is an American reality television series which ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States. The series follows the lives of eight housemates spending their summer at the Jersey Shore in the U.S. state of New Jer
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                GenresReality
                Number Of Seasons6
                Created BySallyAnn Salsano
                NetworksMTV
                First Air DateDecember 3, 2009
                Last Air DateDecember 20, 2012
                StatusEnded
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                The Celebrity Apprentice

                The Celebrity Apprentice

                4.6/10
                January 8, 2004 on NBC
                The ultimate sixteen-week job interview where eighteen Americans compete in a series of rigorous business tasks, many of which include prominent Fortune 500 companies and require street smarts and intelligence to conquer, in order to show the boss that th
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                  GenresReality
                  Number Of Seasons15
                  Created ByMark Burnett
                  NetworksNBC
                  First Air DateJanuary 8, 2004
                  Last Air DateFebruary 28, 2017
                  StatusReturning Series
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                  RuPaul's Drag Race

                  RuPaul's Drag Race

                  7.6/10
                  February 2, 2009
                  Join RuPaul, the world's most famous drag queen, as the host, mentor and judge for the ultimate in drag queen competitions. The top drag queens in the U.S. will vie for drag stardom as RuPaul, in full glamazon drag, will reign supreme in all judging and e
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                    GenresReality
                    Number Of Seasons10
                    First Air DateFebruary 2, 2009
                    Last Air DateJune 28, 2018
                    StatusReturning Series
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                    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

                    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

                    8.6/10
                    October 22, 2012
                    The most celebrated competitors from RuPaul's Drag Race vie for a second chance to enter Drag Race herstory. This drag queen showdown is filled with plenty of heated competition, lip-syncing for the legacy, and, of course, the All-Stars Snatch Game.
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                    GenresReality
                    Number Of Seasons4
                    Created ByRuPaul
                    First Air DateOctober 22, 2012
                    Last Air DateJanuary 4, 2019
                    StatusReturning Series
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                    About the author

                    This page was created by our editorial team. Each page is manually curated, researched, collected, and issued by our staff writers. Quotes contained on this page have been double checked for their citations, their accuracy and the impact it will have on our readers.

                    Kelly Peacock is an accomplished poet and social media expert based in Brooklyn, New York. Kelly has a Bachelor's degree in creative writing from Farieligh Dickinson University and has contributed to many literary and cultural publications. Kelly assists on a wide variety of quote inputting and social media functions for Quote Catalog. Visit her personal website here.

                    Kendra Syrdal is a writer, editor, partner, and senior publisher for The Thought & Expression Company. Over the last few years she has been personally responsible for writing, editing, and producing over 30+ million pageviews on Thought Catalog.