Highest Rated Reality-TV TV Series

by Kirk-Picard | created - 28 Dec 2016 | updated - 21 Feb 2017 | Public

Following are the Highest Rated Reality-TV TV Series With At Least 5000 Votes.

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1. Impractical Jokers (2011– )

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

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

Votes: 26,172

IMDb Score - 8.7/10

2. MythBusters (2003– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Stars: Robert Lee, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Kari Byron

Votes: 48,277

IMDb Score - 8.3/10

3. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012)

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

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

Votes: 27,103

IMDb Score - 8.3/10

4. Man vs. Wild (2006– )

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

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

Stars: Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 20,678

IMDb Score - 8.2/10

5. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

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

RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

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

Votes: 9,604

IMDb Score - 8.1/10

6. Deadliest Catch (2005– )

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

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

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

Votes: 6,938

IMDb Score - 8/10

7. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )

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

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

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

Votes: 8,504

IMDb Score - 8/10

8. Dirty Jobs (2005–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

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

Votes: 7,664

IMDb Score - 7.8/10

9. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,595

IMDb Score - 7.6/10

10. Shark Tank (2009– )

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

Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.

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

Votes: 7,438

IMDb Score - 7.5/10

11. Man v. Food (2008– )

TV-G | 30 min | Reality-TV

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

Stars: Adam Richman, Casey Webb, Joey Chestnut, Gladys Knight

Votes: 6,055

IMDb Score - 7.5/10

12. Kitchen Nightmares (2007–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

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

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Arthur Smith, Kim Seeley, Michael Cabbibo

Votes: 9,395

IMDb Score - 7.4/10

13. Project Runway (2004– )

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

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.

Stars: Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors

Votes: 9,343

IMDb Score - 7.3/10

14. Pawn Stars (2009– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Reality-TV

Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value.

Stars: Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell, Richard Harrison

Votes: 13,874

IMDb Score - 7.3/10

15. Masterchef (II) (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Charlie Ryan, Joe Bastianich, Graham Elliot

Votes: 6,544

IMDb Score - 7.3/10

16. Catfish: The TV Show (2012– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Nev Schulman and Max Joseph help people who have fallen in love online test the authenticity of their lovers' identities.

Stars: Nev Schulman, Max Joseph, Bettina Kenney, Elizabeth Excaliber

Votes: 6,197

IMDb Score - 7.2/10

17. Jackass (2000–2007)

TV-MA | 535 min | Action, Comedy, Reality-TV

The cast performs various crazy stunts for our amusement.

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Brandon DiCamillo, Ryan Dunn

Votes: 19,755

IMDb Score - 7.2/10

18. Survivor (2000– )

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

A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars.

Stars: Jeff Probst, Lillian Morris, Jon Dalton, Rob Mariano

Votes: 19,650

IMDb Score - 7/10

19. Hell's Kitchen (2005– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking challenges and dinner services at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen".

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried, Jason Thompson

Votes: 16,499

IMDb Score - 7/10

20. American Pickers (2010– )

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

Mike and Frank are pickers that travel the country and literally would go anywhere just for the prospects of finding antique gold. With the assistance of Danielle they often find themselves in a comedic pickle.

Stars: Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, Danielle Colby-Cushman, Robbie Wolfe

Votes: 5,909

IMDb Score - 7/10

21. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, Mark Thompson, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,645

IMDb Score - 6.8/10

22. Viva la Bam (2003–2006)

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

A show that follows Bam Margera (of Jackass and CKY fame) in his attempts to anger his parents. Unlike CKY or Jackass, Viva La Bam focuses mainly on the torture of Bam's parents and less on harmful stunts.

Stars: Bam Margera, Vincent Margera, Ryan Dunn, Chris Raab

Votes: 7,491

IMDb Score - 6.7/10

23. The Voice (2011– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.

Stars: Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Carson Daly, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 10,742

IMDb Score - 6.6/10

24. Wipeout (2008–2014)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

Contestants make their way through a giant obstacle course to win a cash prize.

Stars: John Henson, John Anderson, Jill Wagner, Vanessa Lachey

Votes: 6,759

IMDb Score - 6.6/10

25. Storage Wars (2010– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV

Four professional buyers and their teams as they scour repossessed storage units in search of hidden treasure. these seasoned veterans have found everything from coffins to the world's most... See full summary »

Stars: Brandi Passante, Jarrod Schulz, Laura Dotson, Darrell Sheets

Votes: 7,965

IMDb Score - 6.5/10

26. Duck Dynasty (2012– )

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

Follows a wealthy Louisiana family known for their successful duck-hunting business.

Stars: Jase Robertson, Si Robertson, Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson

Votes: 9,842

IMDb Score - 6.3/10

27. Punk'd (2003–2015)

30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

A Hidden Camera Show similar to Candid Camera but famous celebrities are the victims. Each week Ashton and his crew of pranksters play a joke on celebrities such as Justin Timberlake and Frankie Muniz.

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Brian Fitzpatrick, Andrew Santino, Jason Goldberg

Votes: 7,272

IMDb Score - 6/10

28. America's Got Talent (2006– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.

Stars: Howie Mandel, Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne, Mel B

Votes: 8,145

IMDb Score - 5.6/10

29. Fear Factor (I) (2001–2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

In each pulse-racing "Fear Factor" episode, contestants (sometimes solo, often paired with spouses, siblings or best friends) recruited from across the nation must decide if they have the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Rogan, Meghan Allen, Meg Daleske, Monica Gonzales

Votes: 5,725

IMDb Score - 5.6/10

30. America's Next Top Model (2003– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

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.

Stars: Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks, J. Alexander

Votes: 16,593

IMDb Score - 5.5/10

31. The Apprentice (2004–2017)

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

Contestants compete for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump.

Stars: Donald Trump, Kendra Todd, Tana Goertz, Ivanka Trump

Votes: 7,090

IMDb Score - 5.3/10

32. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.

Stars: Julie Chen, Phil Proctor, George Boswell, Clayton Halsey

Votes: 9,001

IMDb Score - 5.3/10

33. The X Factor (2011–2013)

TV-PG | Music, Reality-TV

In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

Stars: Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid, Mario Lopez

Votes: 5,576

IMDb Score - 5.2/10

34. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

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.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman

Votes: 8,852

IMDb Score - 4.7/10

35. American Idol (2002– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Mark Thompson, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell

Votes: 20,289

IMDb Score - 4.7/10



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