Highest Rated Reality-TV TV Series With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Running Man (2010– )

80 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

9.3
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A variety show in which cast members will go to a South Korean landmark and play games there. There are several games to be played within the landmark and at least one of them has to do ... See full summary »

Stars: Jae-Suk Yoo, Jong-Kook Kim, Suk-Jin Ji, Dong-hoon Ha

2. High Stakes Poker (2006– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Sport

9.1
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A televised poker cash game in which top pros including Sam Farha, Doyle Brunson, and Johnny Chan compete. This is not a tournament however, each player is playing with their own money and they have the option to buy in again.

Stars: Gabe Kaplan, A.J. Benza, Daniel Negreanu, Sam Farha

3. Air Emergency (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.9
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Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.

Creators: Bernard Vaillot, Greg Gransden, Andre Barro | Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Jonathan Aris, Gregory Feith, Jason Weinberg

4. Impractical Jokers (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.7
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Q, Sal, Joe and Murr are real-life best friends who love challenging each other to the most outrageous dares and stunts ever caught on hidden camera.

Stars: Brian Quinn, James Murray, Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto

5. Brain Games (2011– )

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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An examination of the nature of human perception and how it can be fooled.

Creators: Jerry Kolber, Bill Margol | Stars: Jason Silva, Bert Thomas Morris, Eric Leclerc, Apollo Robbins

6. Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011– )

22 min | Comedy, Crime, Reality-TV

8.6
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SERIES SYNOPSIS Kenny Hotz from Testees & Kenny vs. Spenny, is finished with trivial tête-à-tête competitions and is ready to take on the world... See full synopsis »

Stars: Kenny Hotz, Jeff Kassel, Sebastian Cluer, Jerry Douglas

7. The Great British Baking Show (2010– )

60 min | Reality-TV

8.5
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Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.

Stars: Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins

8. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Comedy, Reality-TV

8.3
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Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Luke Campbell

9. The First 48 (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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The series follows detectives during the hours immediately following a homicide.

Stars: Dion Graham, Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins, Fernando Bosch

10. The Moaning of Life (2013– )

TV-14 | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV

8.3
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Karl is faced with the different aspects of life by travelling around the world and discovering how different people face life's challenges.

Stars: Karl Pilkington, John Montgomery, Benjamin Green, Jamie Sue Sherrill

11. The Joe Schmo Show (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.3
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Faux reality TV show where most of the contestants are actors, and the reactions of the real person surrounded 24/7 by carefully engineered crazy.

Creators: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick | Stars: Ralph Garman, Matt Kennedy Gould, Robert Belushi, Jo Newman

12. Face Off (2011– )

44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.2
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Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ... See full summary »

Stars: McKenzie Westmore, Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill, Michael Westmore

13. MasterChef Australia (2009– )

60 min | Reality-TV

8.2
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A few dozen home chefs battle it out in the Masterchef Kitchen to earn the best chef title, judge by top Australian chefs.

Stars: Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Matt Preston, Nick McKay

14. Man vs. Wild (2006– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.2
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Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills.

Stars: Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Jake Gyllenhaal

15. Deadliest Catch (2005– )

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

8.1
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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Sig Hansen, Edgar Hansen, Keith Colburn

16. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.0
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

17. Intervention (2005– )

TV-14 | Adventure, Drama, Reality-TV

8.0
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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc) and real people living with them on a day to day basis. Each show features ... See full summary »

Creators: Sam Mettler, Rob Sharenow | Stars: Candy Finnigan, Bruce Jenner, Jeff VanVonderen, Ken Seeley

18. Running Wild with Bear Grylls (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.0
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Bear Grylls, British adventurer, takes A-list celebrities on wild outdoor adventures, pushing them beyond their comfort zone.

Creator: Delbert Shoopman | Stars: Bear Grylls, Tom Arnold, Zac Efron, Tamron Hall

19. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )

22 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.0
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Two best friends, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, face each other in various competitions. At the end of each episode, the loser gets humiliated.

Creators: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice | Stars: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice, Sebastian Cluer, Tzafi Hotz

20. Yo soy Betty, la fea (1999–2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Reality-TV

8.0
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An outcast in a prominent fashion company, a sweet-hearted and unattractive assistant falls hopelessly in love with her boss.

Stars: Ana María Orozco, Chin Chin Gutierrez, Mario Duarte, Jorge Herrera

21. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan (2004– )

110 min | Family, Reality-TV

8.0
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Emmy-award nominated Cesar Millan has an uncanny ability to rehabilitate problem dogs of all shapes and sizes. With the major success of his hit show on National Geographic Channel and DVD,... See full summary »

Stars: Cesar Millan, Daddy, Paul Dini, Ilusion Millan

22. 30 Days (2005–2008)

60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.0
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An unscripted, documentary-style program where an individual is inserted into a lifestyle that is completely different from his or her upbringing, beliefs, religion or profession for 30 days.

Creator: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Alexandra Jamieson, Scott Bridges, Ryan Hickmott

23. The Ultimate Fighter (2005– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Reality-TV, Sport

7.9
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Sixteen top mixed martial arts fighters compete for a UFC contract.

Stars: Dana White, Mike Rowe, Herb Dean, Randy Couture

24. Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory (2009– )

TV-PG | Comedy, Reality-TV

7.9
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A crew of people come up with new things to do every week. One day, they may work on a business franchise. Another day, they might go and make someone ride a bull, or shoot burritos at ... See full summary »

Creators: Shane Nickerson, Rob Dyrdek, Ruben Fleischer, Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Rob Dyrdek, Ralph Saenz, Chris Pfaff, Chanel West Coast

25. Rob & Big (2006–2008)

Comedy, Reality-TV, Sport

7.9
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Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his friend Christopher "Big Black" Boykin live together in the Hollywood Hills.

Creators: Ruben Fleischer, Chris Boykin, Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Rob Dyrdek, Chris Boykin, Rashawn Davis, Chris Pfaff

26. Nitro Circus (2009– )

TV-14 | Action, Comedy, Reality-TV

7.9
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This TV series is about one group of outrageous friends performing mind blowing stunts. Much like Jackass, you will think: "Why would they do that?". Except in Jackass, everything is meant ... See full summary »

Stars: Travis Pastrana, Andy Bell, Jolene Van Vugt, Jim DeChamp

27. Fast N' Loud (2012– )

60 min | Reality-TV

7.8
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These guys cruise for the classics. Meet self-described petrol-sexual motorhead Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufmann as they search far-flung corners of the country for ... See full summary »

Stars: Christie Brimberry, Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufmann, K.C. Mathieu

28. Bar Rescue (2011– )

Reality-TV

7.8
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In Spike TV's new series, Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, one of the country's top restaurant and bar consultants, will give failing establishments one last chance to succeed. The show will delve ... See full summary »

Creator: Darrin Reed | Stars: Jon Taffer, P.J. King, Mia Mastroianni, Nicole Taffer

29. Dirty Jobs (2005– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.8
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Host Mike Rowe takes a look at different dirty jobs with a hands on approach. The show tackles everything from pigeon feces removal to household clean up after a sewer back up.

Stars: Mike Rowe, David M. Barsky, Doug Glover, Troy Paff

30. Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013– )

21 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

7.7
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Kevin Hart and other celebrities play a comic fictionalized version of themselves in this parody of similarly named reality shows. Episodes often feature Kevin Hart's attempts to gain celebrity and his jealousy of his friends.

Stars: Kevin Hart, Duane Martin, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Nick Cannon

31. Dual Survival (2010– )

60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

7.7
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Experts agree there are some very basic - and universal - rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter, find water, find food, find help. Beyond that, there's not much they agree on. Meet ... See full summary »

Stars: Cody Lundin, Dave Canterbury, Joe Teti, Grady Powell

32. Comic Book Men (2012– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.7
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An unscripted series set in Smith's iconic comic shop Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash and captures the world of the neighborhood comic book store and fanboy culture.

Stars: Kevin Smith, Ming Chen, Walter Flanagan, Bryan Johnson

33. Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (2004–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.7
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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?

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield, Allan Love

34. The Colony (2009– )

Reality-TV

7.7
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A group of strangers gathered for three months to test out the concept of rebuilding civilization.

Stars: Michael Raines, Joey Sciacca, John Valencia, Becka Adams

35. Chopped (2007– )

TV-G | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.6
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It's a Chopped All-Stars tournament event! Through four preliminary competitions, sixteen celebrities battle it out for a spot in the $50,000 finale!

Creators: Michael Krupat, Dave Noll, Linda Lea | Stars: Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Amanda Freitag

36. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Creators: Elise Doganieri, Bertram van Munster, Evan Weinstein | Stars: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy, Herbert 'Flight Time' Lang

37. Top Chef (2006– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.6
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A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.

Stars: Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Richard Blais

38. Flip This House (2005– )

60 min | Reality-TV

7.6
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A group of determined individuals buy houses and renovated them for a quick profit.

Creators: Richard C. Davis, Charles Nordlander | Stars: Armando Montelongo, Veronica Montelongo, Richard C. Davis, Ginger Alexander

39. The Challenge (1998– )

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.5
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Past members of "The Real World," "Road Rules," "Are You the One?," first time cast members called "Fresh Meat," and relatives of these members, compete against each other for the chance to win a cash prize.

Creators: Jonathan Murray, Mary-Ellis Bunim | Stars: T.J. Lavin, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Aneesa Ferreira, Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello

40. Shark Tank (2009– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.

Stars: Kevin O'Leary, Robert Herjavec, Phil Crowley, Mark Cuban

41. Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006– )

TV-G | 30 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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Food Network's Guy Fieri rolls out to visit America's favorite diners, drive-ins and dives, interviewing the owners of the food establishments and samples the items on their menus.

Stars: Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon, Hunter Fieri

42. Destination Truth (2007– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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A globe-trekking reality show that follows Josh Gates around the world as he explores different sites of supernatural import.

Creators: Michael Mandt, Neil Mandt | Stars: Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland, Mike Morrell, Erin Ryder

43. Man v. Food (2008– )

TV-G | 30 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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Host Adam Richman travels around the U.S., taking on a variety of local eating challenges involving meal size, spiciness and other daunting factors.

Stars: Adam Richman, Joey Chestnut, Gladys Knight, Kevin Youkilis

44. The Apprentice (2005– )

59 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.5
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20 young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, and must survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.

Stars: Alan Sugar, Nick Hewer, Mark Halliley, Margaret Mountford

45. Top Shot (2010– )

Reality-TV, Sport

7.5
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Sharp shooters compete in situations based on historical events.

Stars: Colby Donaldson, Joe Serafini, Brian Zins, Gabby Franco

46. The Jeselnik Offensive (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV, Talk-Show

7.5
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Anthony Jeselnik has celebrity guests on his show, where they talk about political topics in their own way. And of course, Anthony Jeselnik acts offensive.

Creators: Anthony Jeselnik, Tom Johnson | Stars: Anthony Jeselnik, Doug Benson, Kumail Nanjiani, Amy Schumer

47. Kitchen Nightmares (2007–2014)

60 min | Reality-TV

7.4
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Gordon Ramsay visits struggling restaurants across America and spends one week trying to help them become successful.

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Kim Seeley, Michael Cabbibo, J.V. Martin

48. Property Brothers (2011– )

60 min | Reality-TV

7.4
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The Property Brothers are determined to help couples find, buy and transform extreme fixer-uppers into the ultimate dream home. And since it's hard to see beyond a dated property's ... See full summary »

Stars: Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott, Andria Barrett

49. Ink Master (2012– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.4
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Hosted by rock legend Dave Navarro and judged by icons of the tattoo world, Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck, 10 of the country's most creative and skilled tattoo artists descend on NYC to ... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Navarro, Chris Nunez, Oliver Peck, Sarah Joy Miller

50. Ca$h Cab (2005– )

30 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.4
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Contestants unknowingly climb into a cab and try to win money by answering questions correctly on the way to their desired location.

Creator: Adam Steinman | Stars: Ben Bailey, Alejandra, Jennifer Cody, Sarah DiMuro