Best Reality Shows

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Outwits, Outlasts and Outplays Everything else currently on Air. Quite Obviously, The Most Strategical and Cerebral Game EVER Created.

This show is the inspiration for all reality T.V. , the original concept is what all reality shows follow.

Best show on all of televison. Every other reality show is basically Survivor with a different theme. - Sharkuzco

Simply the best! Better than ALL the rest

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2Amazing Race

The Amazing Race is one of those shows you'll never get tired or bored watching. We all enjoy seeing different cultures, seeing different environment. This show proves we don't need those silly dramas in a show. TAR is a clean show yet full of adrenaline.

I have been watching this since Season 5. We all enjoy seeing different places, different cultures. Sometimes, we even get to see some activities or attractions which we may never have chances to visit. We never knew about that either. It's always amazed me.

Most exciting show. The only reality show I would love to be a part of. Getting the opportunity to travel to wildly varying destinations and take on challenges that relate to culture and sheer street smarts. Love it!

The amazing race is THE best

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3Big Brother

Big brother is an amazing show its great 13 amazing seasons hope there is more seasons I'm surprised its not in the top

"Survivor" for people who don't enjoy filth and starving.

Love this show can't wait for season 16. It is great even though some people say that Rachel Reily was rigged to win Big Brother. That may be true I agree but I personally just wanted to see her win she deserved it but please that was just way to obvious. Other than that I think this show is great season 15 wasn't as good as it was before but that was just because they got out the threats early really early. - zotz99

Best show ever! And the bachelorette

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4America's Got Talent

Should be higher than American idol... Anybody of any age, any talent can audition so its much more versatile

Woo Woo Woo! You know it Bro.

Not just singing but much more talents are excepted

I love the judge s

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5America's Next Top Model

For me, it's definitely the best reality show. It has the right amount of drama and the contestants most of the time are very likeable and approachable. Before I watched the show I thought that all the models are dumb blondes that the only good thing they have is good looks, but this show changed my perspective because most of the girls were bubbly, funny and some of them very intelligent, beautiful souls. Tyra also focused in their personality which is very important and she had a lot of quirky and different girls, showing that beauty is something 100% subjective.

I voted ANTM because it's an awesome T.V. show and it's very inspiring. I LOVED the cycle with short models, it was very good for all those talented girls that want to become models but they are short. That show had also an over weighted (don't know if I spelled that right, I'm not English) contestant, Whitney (Cycle 10) and that was also very inspiring.! That show makes me wanna dream.

I love it. I'm so addicted to it! Tyra prove tat she can produce great supermodels from her show. I love naima

I've watched every single cycle of this show and I love it and I'm so glad they include boys now because now I can apply for this show

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6The X Factor (U.S.)

The best reality! I love it! Tyra banks is the better!

Love it the most. Much better than the other singing shows

7The Voice

The voice should be number 1! Even though more people watch other reality shows. The Voice has better singers than any other reality show! - Leapop

By far the best show of this Genre. The other talent finding shows don't even come close

Very smart, much more entertaining than the Idol. Kudos!

Awesome. Everybody's a singer on the voice

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8Fear Factor

It's something real and out of the box from those celebrity reality shows, and shows an ideal factor.

Bring this program back it was great and sadly missed


The only actual real show that exist. It's the longest running reality show to date and it still is awesome.

10American Idol

This T.V. show inspired me and made me wanna become a performer. And it has some of the most succesful singers all times (Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson and many more). 12 amazing seasons, can't wait for more! Xoxoxoxo.

I look forward to watching this every year. So sad it's the last season next year

Best reality show ever. Best judges to and host

American Idol sucks! I'm glad it's finally ending!

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11Celebrity Apprentice

This show is really enjoyable a lot of people don't know that but this show is really awesome

One of my favorite shows. Always Fun and interesting. - Billyv

When is the new season airing? Impatently waiting!

12So You Think You Can Dance?

! This show is completely amazing and definitely beat out AMERICAN IDOL even though the two shows are by the same people and were SUPPOSED to be equals just of different topics! If you have never watched this show you have to check it out!

This show takes you through the journey of a group of people who share the same passion- dance. Every week, beautiful, inspiring, empowering routines are danced. This show deserves to be recognized for it's art. SYTYCD allows people to grow, not only as dancers, but as people.

Dancers will understand why this is the best reality show ever

I love watching this show.

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13Real World

The original and still the best. People get real oafter being thrown into a house for together for months on end. Forget all the competitive stuff.

One of the best out there! Should be higher than 7th place!

The original reality show


Amazing reality television that makes a difference.

Sad but gripping and powerful - rc42085

15Undercover Boss

makes greedy CEOs of big companies realize the real world of their workers - andrewerdna100


This show has it all! Great competition and amazing culinary adventures. I just wish the home chefs posted their recipes on Master Chef website after each show.

You're best off watching the one of the better MasterChefs like the Australian MasterChef. The American version of this show is a complete joke.

I LOVE MASTERCHEF! But, I feel that season 6 is a bit of a letdown because it just recently celebrated its 100th episode. So we expect the episode to be happy, right? Wrong, the episode ended with 2 people being sent home. Spoiler Alert! : One of them's Amanda. I feel bad for her. I thought she would go a long way, the top 10 at least. Also, she's a favorite in the kitchen. So, as of now, 3-4 episodes ended with a double-elimination. WHAT?! It makes no sense to keep eliminating people. Why won't they just eliminate all of them. If 1-2 of those episodes ended with the usual single elimination, there would still be 13-15 people still in the game, but instead, there's just 12 left. I really think its unfair to keep eliminating 2 people instead of the usual. I think it's because they are planning for 20 episodes. So, the last episode is episode 8, 12 contestants left. 12 + 8= 20. They're aiming for the number of episodes, not the skills of the home cooks. Amanda is one of the few contestants that were really good but didn't have enough time to shine because of the double elimination. Also, (Spoiler Alert again! ) I don't like it when Gordon decided to change their decision, and when he told Shelly to take her apron off... & head up to the gallery. So, its really hard for Amanda because when Gordon told Shelly to take her apron off, she thought she was safe. But then, Gordon told Shelly to go to the gallery. This made Amanda very emotional. I mean, it's so sad to see her cry after thinking that she's safe and then all of a sudden, she's eliminated!

18Dancing With The Stars

I love "Reality" T.V. shows around hospitals, ER, people with odd diagnoses, and the like. I find Hoarders interesting. I find some educational like My Cat From Hell. Some entertaining like America's Got Talent and Dancing With the Stars. I miss the show that took privileged rich families to poor countries. I like Wife Swap, and the Nanny. Undercover Boss was great but too scripted.

Great, could only be better if they would include african american pros as well!

How is this so low it should be at least 17

The very best real - reality show!

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19Duck Dynasty

The best! Have been to their head quarters in West Monroe and it is just like it is on T.V.. They all get off work at 6:30 and they are just people making an living, doing what the like, with who the love, and doing what they know. The people in the town have a a lot to say about them since they all know them and it is all good. Most grew up going to the same church camp and same church.

How come this isn't higher. Duck Dynasty is one of the greatest shows ever and always will be! - OhioStateBuckeyes

Love Duck Dynasty. Best show on T.V.. Makes me feel good to watch. Makes me laugh and forget all my troubles. Hope they stay on for a very long time.

Duck Dynasty is the best reality show ever!

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20The Biggest Loser

Great show that helps the world get healthier every year. Sure, it is a big sob story most of the time, but that is because people who get that out of shape are broken to begin with. Inspirational show.

The most inspiring reality show

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