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The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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?

The Best Reality TV Shows Ever TV Programs
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    the people's #1 & most listed
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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Jill Wagner, John Henson, John Anderson

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    Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Nina Garcia

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    Mike Rowe

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    Corey Harrison

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    Gordon Ramsay

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    Arthur Negus, Angela Rippon, Fiona Bruce

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    Scott Conant, Ted Allen, Aarón Sanchez

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    Julie Chen

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    Tyra Banks, Jay Manuel, Sara Racey-Tabrizi

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    Sharon Osbourne, Howard Stern, Piers Morgan

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Rick Quashnick, Sig Hansen, Edgar Hansen

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    Ann Curry, Chris Hansen, Lea Thompson

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    Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Caroline Rhea

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    Buddy Valastro

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    Amy Lee, Michael Flatley

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    Joan Lunden, Peter Graves, David Hart Smith

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    Les Stroud

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    Robert Lee, Scottie Chapman, Christine Chamberlain

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    Bob Vila, Norm Abram, Kevin O'Connor

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    Paul DiMeo, Tanya McQueen, Paige Hemmis

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    Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson, Mike Rowe

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    Jamie Chung, Steven Hill, Landon Lueck

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    Sigourney Weaver

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    Tori Spelling

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    Howie Mandel, Katie Cleary, Anya Monzikova

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