Most Popular Game-Show TV Series/TV Mini-Series


1. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

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

8.3
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

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

Votes: 8,439

2. Survivor (2000– )

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

7.0
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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: 19,209

3. American Idol (2002– )

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

4.2
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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: 20,131

4. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.

Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 35,168

5. America's Next Top Model (2003– )

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

5.6
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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.

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

Votes: 16,417

6. Worst Cooks in America (2010– )

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

6.4
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Some of the worst cooks in the country will compete in an elimination series. The last two standing have the chance to cook for culinary critics and win a cash prize.

Stars: Anne Burrell, Rachael Ray, Tyler Florence, Bobby Flay

Votes: 733

7. The Challenge (1998– )

TV-14 | 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,' relatives of these members, and past members from other shows compete against each other for the chance to win a cash prize.

Stars: T.J. Lavin, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello, Aneesa Ferreira

Votes: 1,643

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

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

4.8
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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.

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

Votes: 8,677

9. Hell's Kitchen (2005– )

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

7.1
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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, "Hell's Kitchen", to determine which one ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 16,107

10. The Voice (2011– )

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

6.6
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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: 10,502

11. Forged in Fire (2015– )

42 min | Game-Show

8.3
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Four custom knife makers compete to make the best usable knife through a series of challenges.

Stars: Wil Willis, J. Neilson, David Lain Baker, Doug Marcaida

Votes: 1,254

12. QI (2003– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Sandi Toksvig is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.

Stars: Alan Davies, Stephen Fry, Sandi Toksvig, Bill Bailey

Votes: 26,147

13. Face Off (2011– )

TV-PG | 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

Votes: 5,448

14. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013– )

Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.4
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Aisha Tyler hosts this skit comedy show where the actors on the show, usually Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles and another guest star or two do different comedy skits. It's all improv and made up on the spot.

Stars: Colin Mochrie, Aisha Tyler, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 5,795

15. Match Game (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.4
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two could compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,303

16. Project Runway (2004– )

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

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 9,095

17. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (2012– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.1
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An edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).

Stars: Jimmy Carr, Susie Dent, Rachel Riley, John Pohlhammer

Votes: 2,511

18. MasterChef Junior (I) (2013– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.7
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24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will compete in the first audition round and present their dishes to the judges.

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

Votes: 1,991

19. Power Rangers HyperForce (2017–2018)

180 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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Set in the year 3016 at Time Force Academy, a team of Time Force cadets and a beat Time Force Officer must band together when their mentor, Jen Scott ( The Pink Time Force Ranger), and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Adrian Sudarso, Cristina Valenzuela, Paul Schrier, Meghan Camarena

Votes: 68

20. Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002– )

50 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.4
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A game show hosted by Ant and Dec filled with stunts, sketches, and special guest appearances.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Haydn Reid, Neil Overend

Votes: 946

21. Flavor of Love (2006– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

4.6
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Flavor flay is on the hunt to find his dream girl! Join him and his female contestants on a show full of laughs and raw chicken.

Stars: Flavor Flav, Ricky B. Head, Dion Graham, Tiffany Pollard

Votes: 1,822

22. The Amazing Race (2001– )

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

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

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

Votes: 12,456

23. The Gong Show (2017– )

60 min | Game-Show

7.1
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An updated version of the 1970s game show that allowed people with all different types of "talent" compete before a panel of celebrity judges.

Stars: Mike Myers, Will Arnett, Amy Gunther, Bill Lewis

Votes: 386

24. Would I Lie to You? (2007– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.0
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Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.

Stars: David Mitchell, Lee Mack, Rob Brydon, Paul Ridley

Votes: 4,490

25. Masterchef (II) (2010– )

42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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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, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

Votes: 6,265

26. The Apprentice (2004– )

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

5.2
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A reality-tv based show in which contestants compete for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump.

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

Votes: 6,953

27. Mock the Week (2005– )

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show

7.9
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A comedic look at current events.

Stars: Dara O'Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Ed Byrne

Votes: 6,346

28. The Bachelor (2002– )

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

3.1
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A single bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find his true love.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe, Becca Tilley

Votes: 5,067

29. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

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

5.4
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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: 8,683

30. 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005– )

24 min | Comedy, Game-Show

7.8
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A topical news panel show with Jimmy Carr as host, and team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson.

Stars: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, John Pohlhammer, Jon Richardson

Votes: 4,334

31. Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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A silly Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud.

Stars: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Votes: 2,254

32. Iron Chef America: The Series (2005– )

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

7.2
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An Americanized version of the original Japanese TV series having to do with culinary competition set in a TV studio where one chef competes against others for an opportunity to eventually ... See full summary »

Stars: Alton Brown, Mark Dacascos, Kevin Brauch, Bobby Flay

Votes: 1,539

33. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)

36 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Richard Vranch

Votes: 4,591

34. Top Chef (2006– )

TV-14 | 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

Votes: 4,836

35. America's Got Talent (2006– )

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

5.7
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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: Nick Cannon, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan

Votes: 7,777

36. Project Runway All Stars (2012– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.0
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Past designers come back to compete for another chance to be the winner of Project Runway.

Stars: Georgina Chapman, Isaac Mizrahi, Alyssa Milano, Zanna Roberts Rassi

Votes: 1,245

37. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )

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

7.9
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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.

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

Votes: 8,323

38. The Price Is Right (1972– )

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Game-Show

7.7
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Contestants compete for prizes and cash, including cars and vacations, in games that test their knowledge of consumer goods pricing.

Stars: Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, Dian Parkinson, Holly Hallstrom

Votes: 2,741

39. Ultimate Beastmaster (2017– )

55 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Eighteen competitors from six countries compete against each other in an intense obstacle course for cash prizes, individual glory and national pride.

Stars: Bianca Balti, Tiki Barber, Rafinha Bastos, Saúl Craviotto

Votes: 1,330

40. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2011– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show

8.1
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A one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary duo Penn & Teller. On each of the nine episodes, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to ... See full summary »

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Alyson Hannigan, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 2,208

41. Wheel of Fortune (1983– )

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

6.8
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Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase.

Stars: Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Charlie O'Donnell, Jim Thornton

Votes: 2,022

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

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

6.8
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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: 9,484

43. WWE NXT (2010– )

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

7.6
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Wrestlers will portray heroes or villains as they follow a series of events that build tension and culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches.

Stars: Darren Matthews, Drake Wuertz, Nick McNeil, Matt Polinsky

Votes: 1,174

44. Fear Factor (I) (2001– )

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

5.6
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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: 5,585

45. The Bachelorette (2003– )

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

3.2
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A single bachelorette dates multiple men over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find her true love.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Nick Viall, Ashley Hebert, Ali Fedotowsky

Votes: 3,904

46. American Ninja Warrior (2009– )

TV-PG | 40 min | Action, Game-Show, Sport

6.9
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Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next American Ninja champion.

Stars: Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Jenn Brown, Angela Sun

Votes: 2,322

47. Cook Your Ass Off (2013– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV

4.8
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Celebrity Chef Richard Blais hosts Cook Your Ass Off, a healthy twist on a cooking competition show. Watch as three chefs battle it out each week to transform lives by spinning unhealthy ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Blais, Gina Keatley, Angel Rodriguez, Danielle Carrington

Votes: 34

48. American Gladiators (1989–1997)

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

6.6
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The teams compete in such events as Power Ball, Assault, The Wall and Hang Tough. The Eliminator round decides the winner of the tournament.

Stars: Mike Adamle, Jim Starr, Raye Hollitt, Larry Thompson

Votes: 1,809

49. Genius Junior (2018– )

Game-Show

6.7
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No stranger to young geniuses, Neil Patrick Harris hosts an exciting new game show that celebrates the smartest kids in America.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Aiden, Ashley, Michelle

Votes: 39

50. The Voice (I) (2012– )

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

5.5
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Contestants compete in a singing competition that focuses on the quality of their voice.

Stars: Joel Madden, Delta Goodrem, Darren McMullen, Ricky Martin

Votes: 511