2010s TV The Best 2010s Reality Shows  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite reality programs that aired in the 2010s - no straight game shows

These are the best 2010s reality shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some great 2010s reality programs  that are centered around people looking for love, to other good 2010s reality shows are about true crime, and even some about singing. Many of the greatest 2010s reality series are, of course, competitions.

What series appear on this best 2010s reality shows list? Singing competitions are nothing new, but when The Voice premiered in 2011 it added some all-star coaches to the mix. Adam Levine and Blake Shelton have been on board since the beginning and Gwen Stefani and Pharell Williams joined the team in season seven. The Bachelor is another popular reality show that aired in the 2010s.

Gordon Ramsay became a household name thanks to the continued success of his reality show, Hell's Kitchen. Other good shows that are featured on this top 2010s reality shows list include American Idol, Survivor and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Which 2010s reality show deserves the top spot on this list? Vote up your favorites!
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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham 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 cash and other prizes. The show uses a ...more

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Big Brother is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Julie Chen, Phil Proctor, Clayton Halsey Big Brother is a television reality game show based on an originally Dutch TV series of the same name created by producer John de Mol in 1997. The series follows a group of contestants, known as ...more

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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people, who have some form of a preexisting personal relationship, race around the world in competition with other teams. ...more

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Project Runway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia Project Runway is an American reality television series on Lifetime, previously on the Bravo Network, created by Eli Holzman which focuses on fashion design and is hosted by model Heidi Klum. ...more

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American Idol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest American Idol is an American singing competition series created by Simon Fuller and produced by 19 Entertainment, and is distributed by FremantleMedia North America. It began airing on Fox on ...more

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America's Next Top Model is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks America's Next Top Model is an American reality television series and interactive competition that premiered on May 20, 2003. It originally aired on UPN, whose merger with The WB created The CW ...more

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Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried Hell's Kitchen (Fox, 2005) is an American reality competition television series based on the British series. World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking ...more

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Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Gordon Ramsay Kitchen Nightmares (Fox, 2007) is an American reality television series based on the British show. Chef Gordon Ramsay is invited by the owners to spend a week with a failing restaurant in an ...more

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Shark Tank is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John Shark Tank (ABC, 2009) is an American reality television series created by Mark Burnett, and a franchise of Dragons' Den. Aspiring entrepreneur-contestants pitch their business idea to a panel ...more

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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly The Voice is an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC. Based on the original The Voice of Holland, the concept of the series is to find new singing talent contested by ...more

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Deadliest Catch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Rick Quashnick, Sig Hansen, Edgar Hansen Deadliest Catch is a reality television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel. It portrays the real life events aboard fishing vessels in the Bering Sea during the ...more

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Pawn Stars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Rick Harrison, Richard Harrison, Corey Harrison Pawn Stars (History, 2009) is an American reality television series that chronicles the daily activities at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, a 24-hour family business operated by ...more

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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition show airing since 2005 on ABC in the United States, and CTV/CTV Two in Canada. The show is the American version of the British television ...more

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Chopped is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy Chopped is an American reality based cooking television series created by Dave Noll and Michael Krupat, with executive producer Linda Lea, and hosted by Ted Allen that pits four chefs against ...more

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The Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe 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, ...more

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Undercover Boss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Mark Keller Undercover Boss is an American reality television series, based on the British series of the same name and produced by Studio Lambert in both countries. Each episode depicts a person who has an ...more

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Real World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Jamie Chung, Steven Hill, Landon Lueck The Real World is a reality television program on MTV originally produced by Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray. First broadcast in 1992, the show, which was inspired by the 1973 PBS ...more

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Cops is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Andrew Fincher, Joe Guay, Wayne Anderson Cops is an American documentary/reality legal series that follows police officers, constables, sheriff's deputies, and federal agents during patrols and other police activities including vice ...more

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Top Chef is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi Top Chef is an American reality competition show on the cable television network Bravo, that first aired in 2006, in which chefs compete against each other in culinary challenges. They are ...more

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Keeping Up with the Kardashian... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian Keeping Up with the Kardashians (E!, 2007) is an American reality television series focusing on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian–Jenner blended family.

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Dance Moms is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance ...more

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Kandi Burruss, NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks The Real Housewives of Atlanta is an American reality television series that premiered on October 7, 2008, on Bravo. Developed as the third installment of The Real Housewives franchise, ...more

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The X Factor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions. Created by Simon Cowell, the show began in 2004 and ...more

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Flavor of Love is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Adrienne Isgrigg added Flavor Flav, Dion Graham, Tiffany Pollard Flavor of Love is an American reality television dating game show starring Flavor Flav of the rap group Public Enemy. While not a direct spin-off, the show was a result of Brigitte Nielsen and ...more

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19 Kids and Counting is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Michelle Duggar, Jackson Duggar, Jennifer Duggar 19 Kids and Counting, rendered graphically as 19 Kids & Counting in its onscreen logo, is an American reality television show on TLC. The show is about the Duggar family, which consists of ...more

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Total Divas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Brianna Garcia, Nicole Garcia, Natalie Eva Marie Total Divas is an American reality television series that premiered on July 28, 2013, on E!. The series gives viewers an inside look of the lives of WWE Divas from their work within WWE to their ...more