Reality TV shows have become an important part of the entertainment industry. And in many cases, reality show fans can compete for those of scripted shows in number and dedication. This post chooses the best Reality TV Shows of all time updated for 2017.
Here’s the list of the top 10 best reality TV shows that made the strongest impressions on viewers.
10) The Challenge (1998 – Present)-
The Challenge originally known as Road Rules, It is a reality game series on MTV that is spun off from the two reality shows, Real World and Road Rules. The contestants of the shows are brought together to compete against each other win a cash at the end of the season. The show premiered on June 1, 1998. The Challenge has a total of 29 seasons, all of which have a different “theme” to keep it interesting for audiences.
9) Catfish- The TV Show (2012 – Present)-
The show is an American reality-based documentary TV show premiered on November 12, 2012 airing on MTV about the truths and lies of online dating. The show is based on the 2010 film Catfish and is co-hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph.
8) America’s Next Top Model (2003 – Present)-
America’s Next Top Model is an American reality TV show and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of “America’s Next Top Model” and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry. The show premiered on May 2003 and was aired semiannually until 2012, then annually from 2013.
7) The Amazing Race (2001 – Present)-
The actual preparing that goes into a year of “The Awesome Race” is enough to rationalize its 15 Emmy victories. But also, the show delivers an academic look at dozens of world cultures in one season. At the same time, it’s entertaining to watch how pairs resolve differences they’re probably able to ignore in their daily lives.
6) Impractical Jokers (2011 – Present)-
On December 15 of 2011, TruTv showed what would later become an extremely preferred practical joke reality show. Impractical Jokers follows four best friends whose main aims are to set one another up for failure through embarrassment. Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano, James Murray, and Joe Gatto compete against each other by performing public pranks on strangers.
5) Dance Moms (2011 – Present)-
Lifetime aired this American reality TV series on July 13, 2011. This show started following the careers of young dancers who train and perform for the Abby Lee Dance Company, which is based mostly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although the show is apparently about young dance students, after watching some episodes it becomes pretty clear that most of the drama comes from the mothers and Abby Lee Miller herself. Dance Mom’s is presently seven seasons in, with its most recent having ended on February 21, 2017
4) Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007 – Present)-
The Kardashian is an American reality TV show that airs on the E! cable network. The show focuses on the personal & professional lives of the Kardashian–Jenner combined family. Its premise originated with Ryan Sea crest, who also assists as an executive producer. The show debuted on October 14, 2007, and has subsequently become one of the longest-running reality TV show in the country; the 13th season of the series premiered on March 12, 2017.
3) Dancing with the Stars (2005 – Present)-
The show says it all for this United states reality-competition sequence. Every year, a celebrity is paired with a professional dancer and together and contend against the other contestant. The contestant must perform various styles of dancing and after each episode, one couple will be removed based off of the judge’s points and the audience votes. The show is organized by Tom Bergeron and has finished a total of 24 periods.
2) RuPaul’s Drag Race–
RuPaul’s Drag Race is a twist on the long-running “America’s Next Top Model” formula, except these women are men. The show’s recent jump from Logo to VH1 is really proof of its ability to break out from a show beloved by the LGBTQ community to a much wider audience.
1) Survivor (2000 – Present)-
Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries all over the world. In the show, Two teams fight against one another for one million dollars. If a team loses a challenge they have to vote off a member of their team. Contestants are isolated in the wilderness and struggle for prizes.” The Sole Survivor receives a cash prize of $1 million. The set-up for Survivor was produced in 1992 by British television producer Charlie Parsons for a United Kingdom TV Planet 24.