Entertainment 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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27 15
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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22 16
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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Wipeout is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
John Henson, John Anderson, Jill Wagner
Wipeout is a game show series in which contestants compete in what is billed as the "world's largest obstacle course". Wipeout is hosted and commentated by John Henson and John ...more

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15 19
Project Runway is listed (or ranked) 5 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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18 23
American Idol is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Intervention is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Jeff VanVonderen, Candy Finnigan
Intervention (A&E, 2005) is an American documentary television series created by Sam Mettler. It follows one/two participant(s), who are dependent or are addicted, documented in anticipation ...more

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16 22
America's Next Top Model is listed (or ranked) 8 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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The Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, George Ross
All-Star Celebrity Apprentice is a 2008 TV Program created by Mark Burnett.

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0 1
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Reality Shows
Catalina Guirado, Peter Andre, Sheila Ferguson
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! is a reality television game show series in which up to 12 celebrities live together in a jungle environment for a few weeks. They have no luxuries, and ...more

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17 24
The Voice is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 12 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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7 12
Chopped is listed (or ranked) 13 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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11 18
Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 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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8 15
Shark Tank is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Pawn Stars is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Keeping Up with the Kardashian... is listed (or ranked) 18 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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6 13
Deadliest Catch is listed (or ranked) 19 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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7 15
Real World is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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 Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 23 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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6 15
Cops is listed (or ranked) 24 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) 25 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