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List Rules Vote up your favorite reality shows currently airing new episodes on TV or a streaming service.

What are the best reality shows on right now in 2017? Are you a Real Housewives faithful or are you totally into reality shows set in the elements, like a Bear Gryllis situation? Maybe you're strictly a Keeping Up with the Kardashians devotee? No matter what you prefer, there's plenty of current reality television for you to enjoy.

Reality series on now reflect a certain evolution of the genre. Sure, there’s still table flipping, but today’s top reality shows are popular with stars who are much more streetwise than those kooky kids back in the early-‘90s on the first Real World (except for maybe the people on Hoarders). Which current reality show should reign supreme? The Bachelor? Amazing Race? RuPaul's Drag Race? They're all good reality TV shows listed here.

This list of current reality programs also includes reality competition shows, like America's Got Talent and The Voice.  

How about the latest ruler of current reality shows? The Great British Bake Off quietly debuted in America and quickly won over viewers, even though the most dramatic thing that’s happened on the series so far is an Irish guy dumping a baked Alaska in the bin? If that isn't for you, maybe fan-favorite cooking reality shows like Top Chef are what will get your upvotes.

Vote up the best reality TV shows currently on television and if you don’t see your favorite, add it!

Impractical Jokers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Reality Shows Currently on TV
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Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 6

Network: TruTV

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#28 on The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Reality Shows Currently on TV
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Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 34

Network: CBS

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#99 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#1 on The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

#1 on The Best Reality Competition Series

#12 on The Nerdiest Things That Will Never Be Cool

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RuPaul's Drag Race is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Reality Shows Currently on TV
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RuPaul's Drag Race


Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 9

Network: Logo, VH1

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#25 on The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

#17 on The Best Reality Competition Series

#8 on Reality Shows That Involve Actual Skill

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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Reality Shows Currently on TV
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The Voice


Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 12

Network: NBC

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#49 on The Best TV Shows Streaming On Hulu

#4 on The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

#5 on The Best Reality Competition Series

#7 on Reality Shows That Involve Actual Skill

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