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The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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This is a list of the best reality TV shows on television, the most (often shamefully) addictive reality TV series. From guilty pleasures to shows that really do teach us how to live our lives a little bit better, this list contains only TV shows you would openly recommend to good friends of yours--the best of the best reality shows. You can vote, or even make your own list to impact this CrowdRanking of the top reality TV shows of all time!

What are the top reality TV shows? From "Top Chef" to "The Biggest Loser", this list contains only the best and actually-watchable in reality television. Time to vote: what are the best reality shows ever?

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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Jill Wagner, John Henson, John Anderson

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    Corey Harrison

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    Mike Rowe

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    Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Nina Garcia

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    Gordon Ramsay

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    Scott Conant, Ted Allen, Aarón Sanchez

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    Julie Chen

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    Arthur Negus, Angela Rippon, Fiona Bruce

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    Mark Keller

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    Tyra Banks, Jay Manuel, Sara Racey-Tabrizi

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    Gordon Ramsay

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    Robert Lee, Scottie Chapman, Christine Chamberlain

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    Rick Quashnick, Sig Hansen, Edgar Hansen

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    Ann Curry, Chris Hansen, Lea Thompson

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    Sharon Osbourne, Howard Stern, Piers Morgan

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    Tori Spelling

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Caroline Rhea

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    Buddy Valastro

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    Cesar Millan

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    Amy Lee, Michael Flatley

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    Bob Vila, Norm Abram, Kevin O'Connor

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    Joe Rogan

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    Genevieve Gorder, Ty Pennington, Paige Davis

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    The Robertsons

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    Amy Henry

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    Les Stroud

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    Joan Lunden, Peter Graves, David Hart Smith

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    Jamie Chung, Steven Hill, Landon Lueck

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    Sigourney Weaver

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    Howie Mandel, Katie Cleary, Anya Monzikova

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