TV REALITY SHOWS I LIKED

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Air Emergency (2003 TV Series)
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Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses. (60 mins.)
 
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Seconds from Disaster (2004 TV Series)
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Accounts of famous technological disasters and their subsequent investigations. (60 mins.)
 
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Modern Marvels (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Engineering Disasters (1999)
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Features The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 and other engineering disasters. (60 mins.)
 
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Hell's Kitchen (2005 TV Series)
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World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking challenges and dinner services at his restaurant in Hollywood... (42 mins.)
 
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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (2004 TV Series)
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Features Ramsay swooping into a restaurant on the verge of collapse and spending a week in save mode. Then he comes back after a few months to see the results of his coaching. Will the restaurant survive? (60 mins.)
 
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Project Runway (2004 TV Series)
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Heidi Klum hosts a reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges' panel. (60 mins.)
 
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Project Runway Australia (2008 TV Series)
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Project Runway: All-Star Challenge (2009 TV Special)
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Eight of your favorite designers from past seasons of "Project Runway" go head-to-head in the workroom. (88 mins.)
 
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Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
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Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills. (60 mins.)
 
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Dual Survival (2010 TV Series)
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Experts agree there are some very basic - and universal - rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter... (60 mins.)
 
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Survivorman (2004 TV Series)
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No food, no shelter, no fresh water - one man alone in the wild for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him. (44 mins.)
 
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Man, Woman, Wild (2010 TV Series)
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Pierce and Ruth travel to different places on earth to show how to survive in harsh conditions.
Director: Doug McCallie
 
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Shear Genius (2007 TV Series)
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A group of hairstylists compete in weekly elimination challenges until the country's best stylist is crowned.
 
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Queer Eye (2003 TV Series)
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Five gay men who specialize in fashion, food & wine, grooming, culture, and interior design go to the... (60 mins.)
 
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The Face (2013 TV Series)
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Three models search for the newest face in the modelling world. (60 mins.)
 
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What Not to Wear (2002 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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America's Next Top Model (2003 TV Series)
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A cyclical competition where women from all over the U.S. compete for the honor of being America's next "it girl" in the modeling world. (42 mins.)
Director: Luis Barreto
 
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The Apprentice (2004 TV Series)
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A reality-tv based show in which contestants compete for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump. (60 mins.)
 
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Dancing with the Stars (2005 TV Series)
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U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner. (60 mins.)
 
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Dinner: Impossible (2007 TV Series)
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Each episode Chef Robert Irvine, along with his two sous-chefs, George and George, must complete a different culinary challenge in a limited amount of time. (30 mins.)
 
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Fear Factor (2001 TV Series)
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In each pulse-racing "Fear Factor" episode, contestants (sometimes solo, often paired with spouses,... (60 mins.)
 
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Ghost Adventures (2008 TV Series)
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Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world. (45 mins.)
 
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RuPaul's Drag Race (2009 TV Series)
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar. (45 mins.)
 
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The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998 TV Series)
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Key bits and highlights from Stern's daily syndicated radio program.
Director: Scott DePace
 
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Intervention (2005 TV Series)
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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders... (44 mins.)
 
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Parking Wars (2008 TV Series)
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This TV show follows the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA). It is split into three segments impound lot, booting/towing, and ticketing. (30 mins.)
 
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Airline (2004 TV Series)
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A reality series focusing on the daily pitfalls of a crew of airline workers trying to keep a major airport running smoothly... (30 mins.)
 
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Destination Truth (2007 TV Series)
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A globe-trekking reality show that follows Josh Gates around the world as he explores different sites of supernatural import. (60 mins.)
 
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Wife Swap (2003 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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My Strange Addiction (2010 TV Series)
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Tells the compelling stories of people who are battling obsessive behaviors on the verge of taking over their lives. Follow these addicts as they reveal their strange addictions and meet with psychological experts. (30 mins.)
 
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Mystery Diagnosis (2005 TV Series)
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People suffering from illnesses un or misdiagnosed, discuss their journey to finding a diagnosis.
 
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River Monsters (2009 TV Series)
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Jeremy Wade searches the world for legendary and flesh-eating freshwater fish. (42 mins.)
 
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World's Scariest Police Chases... (1997 TV Series)
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This show featured video footage from police cars and news helicopters as they followed criminals, drunks...
 
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Diagnosis: Unknown (2000 TV Series)
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The true stories of doctors, patients and the fight to survive. (60 mins.)
 
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The Soup (2004 TV Series)
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Hosted by comedian Joel McHale, The Soup deals with the fast-paced parts of the most titillating -- and at times, tasteless -- segments on television. (25 mins.)
 
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Monsterquest (2007 TV Series)
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The series explores strange and unknown creatures that have been allegedly spotted by witnesses in various parts of the country and the world. (45 mins.)
 
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Lost Tapes (2008 TV Series)
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Explores the possibility of hidden creatures through "found footage" videos and information provided by experts. (30 mins.)
 
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Monsters Inside Me (2009 TV Series)
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Stories of people who have contracted and survived rare and deadly diseases, infections, or parasites. (60 mins.)
 
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The Wil Wheaton Project (2014 TV Series)
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Each week, Wil provides his insider point-of-view, sense of humor and genre expertise as he dissects the week's most popular and trending topics across science fiction film, television and pop culture, video games, viral videos and news.
Director: Alan Wu
 
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I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005 TV Series)
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Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards. (60 mins.)
 
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Breakout (2010 TV Series)
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It takes a Texas seven or just one real life hero to break through bars.
 
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Locked Up Abroad (2007 TV Series)
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Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad. (90 mins.)
 
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Locked Up Abroad (2006 Documentary)
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This series tells the true stories that would be any traveler's worst nightmare - when moments of madness... (60 mins.)
 
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The Quest (2014 TV Series)
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Fantasy meets reality as 12 contestants engage in epic challenges in the world of "Everealm". (42 mins.)
 
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Destroyed in Seconds (2008 TV Series)
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They show you what kind of devastation thing that happens like race cars crashing and catching fire, planes in emergency landings and other things get destroyed in seconds. (30 mins.)
Stars: Ron Pitts