Digging for your favorites and supporting those you believe in are also great acts. Maybe that’s why TV is now, more loaded with so many reality TV shows. People really get entertained by these shows. Remote locations, intimate human drama, thrilling competition, daring stunts, romance, and yes, titillating voyeurism — making the shows influential. That’s why they support them and make them a viewing habit. They involve themselves with the lives of these people, making the shows actually influential.
Here we put a list of our most favorite top 10 reality TV shows. After you read, tell us a few of yours in the comments along with those you love and wish we did, but didn’t.
Here are top 10 reality TV shows ever.
Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show, contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for prizes. The show uses a system of progressive elimination, allowing the contestants to vote off other tribe members until only one final contestant remains and wins the title of “Sole Survivor.” The Sole Survivor receives a cash prize of $1 million. The format for Survivor was created in 1992 by British television producer Charlie Parsons for a United Kingdom TV Planet 24. But the Swedish version debut in 1997 ended up becoming the first Survivor series to actually make it to television.
2. American Idol
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America. It began airing on Fox on June 11, 2002, and ended its first run on April 7, 2016. On March 11, 2018, the 16th season will make its debut on ABC. It started off as an addition to the Idols format based on the British series Pop Idol, and became one of the most successful shows in the history of American television.
3. The Bachelor
The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show debuting in 2002 on ABC. For all seasons, the show is hosted by Chris Harrison. There are three related series: The Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad, and Bachelor in Paradise.
4. Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica
Jessica Simpson wedded Nick Lachey and found herself challenged by the zoological classification of canned tuna. Newlyweds is a reality television show that was produced and aired by MTV and MuchMusic. The show first aired in August 2003 and ran three seasons, with 41 episodes in total. The last season started on January 26, 2005, and the last episode aired on March 30, 2005. The show proved that reality TV was safe for celebs.
5. Project Runway
Project Runway is an American reality television (TV) series that focuses on fashion design. The contestants compete with each other to create the best clothes and are restricted by time, materials and theme. Their designs are judged by a panel, and one or more designers are typically eliminated from the show each week. During each season, contestants are progressively eliminated until only a few contestants remain. These finalists prepare a complete fashion collection for New York Fashion Week, which determines the winner.
Project Runway was created by Eli Holzman and is hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum. It appears on Lifetime, and was previously on Bravo. The show won a Peabody Award in 2008 “for using the ‘television reality contest’ genre to engage, inform, enlighten and entertain.”
6. Real Housewives of Orange County
The Real Housewives of Orange County (abbreviated RHOC) is an American reality television series that premiered on March 21, 2006, on Bravo. It is currently in its twelfth season and focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Orange County, California. It was the first The Real Housewives program in the series. The series is a voyeuristic look into the wealthy lives of these housewives, as they shop, get plastic surgery, gossip, fight and live lavishly.In April 2005, The Real Housewives was announced as one of six reality television series ordered by the American television channel Bravo; before its premiere, it was renamed The Real Housewives of Orange County in January 2006.
7. Jon & Kate Plus Eight
It started as an innocent show about two people parading their kids on TV for money and fame. But it blew up into a tabloid megabreakup saga. It was aired from April 4, 2007 until September 12, 2011. During its run, the series was one of the network’s highest-rated programs, with the fifth season premiere seen by a record 9.8 million viewers, the most watched show of that evening including broadcast television.
8. Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore is an American reality television series that ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States. The series follows the lives of eight housemates spending their summer at the Jersey Shore in the U.S. state of New Jersey and later at additional locations in various times of the year.
9. The Osbournes
The Osbournes is an American reality television program featuring the domestic life of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne and his family. The series premiered on MTV on March 5, 2002, and, in its first season, was cited as the most-viewed series ever on MTV. The final episode aired on March 21, 2005.
10. The Hills
The Hills is an American reality television series that aired for six seasons on MTV from May 31, 2006, until July 13, 2010. Developed as a spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, the series aired six seasons and focused on the personal and professional lives of several young women residing in Los Angeles, California. Its premise was conceived by Adam DiVello, while Liz Gateley and Sean Travis served as executive producers.The series originally focused on Lauren Conrad, who appeared in its predecessor, as she pursued a career in the fashion industry. It also launched the careers of author and fashion designer, Lauren Conrad and recording artist and plastic surgery addict, Heidi Montag.