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The Best Current MTV Shows

Updated August 23, 2021 10.7k votes 2.4k voters 68.9k views26 items

List RulesVote up your favorite MTV TV series that are currently airing new episodes.

Wondering what to watch on MTV? This list of the best MTV shows on now has you covered. Once primarily known for broadcasting programs related to music, MTV is now famous for reality television and the occasional scripted series. Here, you'll find every MTV series currently airing, ranked by user votes. If you're wondering what popular MTV shows are the best, look no further. 

What are some current shows on MTV you may want to check out? MTV classics Real World, The Challenge, and Ridiculousness are still airing new episodes. For more reality TV, both Teen Mom and Teen Mom 2 continue to explore the tribulations of teenage motherhood. Other good MTV shows currently airing new episodes include MTV Floribama Shore, Deliciousness, and Siesta Key.

With so many great MTV shows on now, it's hard to pick just one as the best of the best. Vote your favorite current MTV shows to the top of the list!

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    The Challenge is a reality game show on MTV that is spun off from the network's two reality shows, The Real World and the now cancelled Road Rules. It features alumni from these two shows, in addition to first-time cast members called 'Fresh Meat' and alumni from Are You the One?, competing against one another for a cash prize. The Challenge is currently hosted by T. J. Lavin. The series premiered on June 1, 1998. The title of the show was originally Road Rules: All Stars before it was renamed Real World/Road Rules Challenge by the show's 2nd season, then later abridged to simply The Challenge by the show's 19th season. The series initially used no hosts but instead a former cast member who...  more
    • Actors: T.J. Lavin, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Aneesa Ferreira
    • Premiered: September 29, 1997
    • Genres: Adventure, Reality

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  • Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (MTV, 2018) is an American reality television series developed by SallyAnn Salsano. Six years after the end of Jersey Shore, the housemates are reunited as they spend a month living together in Miami, Florida....  more
    • Actors: Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul DelVecchio, Nicole Polizzi, Michael Sorrentino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro
    • Premiered: March 15, 2018
    • Genres: Reality
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    Ridiculousness is an American comedy clip show that began airing on August 29, 2011. On television, the show is rated TV-14 due to language and violence, hosted by Rob Dyrdek and co-hosted by Sterling "Steelo" Brim and Chanel West Coast. Ridiculousness shows various viral videos from the Internet, usually involving failed do-it-yourself attempts at stunts, to which Rob and his panelists add mock commentary. Although the format bears some similarity to viewer-submission driven shows such as America's Funniest Home Videos, Ridiculousness producers, as well as the show's network, MTV, do not accept viewer submissions and air a disclaimer before and after each episode warning that, because of...  more
    • Actors: Sterling Brim, Chanel West Coast, Rob Dyrdek
    • Premiered: August 29, 2011
    • Genres: Comedy, Reality

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  • Catfish: The TV Show is an American reality-based docu-series television series airing on MTV about the truths and lies of online dating. The series is based on the 2010 film Catfish and is co-hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph. It premiered on November 12, 2012, with the fourth season premiering on February 25, 2015....  more
    • Actors: Yaniv Schulman, Max Joseph, Bettina Kenney
    • Premiered: November 12, 2012
    • Genres: Documentary, Reality

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