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The Best Fox Reality TV Shows  

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Fox is known for putting out some great reality TV. Love it or hate it, reality shows on Fox have a way of getting attention. Form old to new programs, reality has long been a staple of the network. Which are the best Fox reality shows? Vote below to help decide. 

The best Fox Reality TV programs of all time include the most viewed, most popular shows on Fox Reality, and this list covers the entire history of the network. The list you're viewing contains shows like The Simple Life, Joe Millionaire, Punk'd, Smile...You're Under Arrest!, and The Search for the Next Elvira.

Television fans in different locations grew up with Fox Reality on different channels, but most of us got the same shows. Don't let your favorite Fox Reality TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Fox Reality television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Fox Reality network, even ones that have had their time or have been canceled. You can use the shows in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to.

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Solitary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Solitary is a reality show on the Fox Reality Channel whose contestants were kept in round-the-clock solitary confinement for a number of weeks with the goal of being the last contestant ...more
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Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV 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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Beauty and the Geek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Mike Richards, Sam Horrigan, Nicole Morgan
Beauty and the Geek is a reality television series that is an international franchise, the U.S version is shown on The CW. It has been advertised as "The Ultimate Social Experiment" ...more
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So You Think You Can Dance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Mark Thompson, Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley
So You Think You Can Dance is an American televised dance competition show that airs on Fox in the United States and is the flagship series of the international So You Think You Can Dance ...more
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Paradise Hotel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Kristin Cavallari , Amanda Byram, Mark Thompson
Paradise Hotel (Fox, 2019) is an American reality television program that originally aired on Fox in 2003, MyNetworkTV and Fox Reality Channel in 2008. In the show, a group of single people live ...more
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Punk'd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Ashton Kutcher, Brian Fitzpatrick, Andrew Santino
Punk'd is an American hidden camera-practical joke reality television series that first aired on MTV in 2003 and was created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, and produced and hosted by ...more
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MasterChef is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich
MasterChef (Fox, 2010) is an American competitive cooking reality show based on the original British series. A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America where one of 50 hopefuls will ...more
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Hotel Hell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Hotel Hell Gordon Ramsay
Hotel Hell (Fox, 2012) is an American reality television series. World famous chef Gordon Ramsay visits various struggling lodging establishments throughout the United States in an attempt to ...more
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MasterChef Junior is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, Graham Elliot
MasterChef Junior (Fox, 2013) is an American cooking competition. 24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will compete in the first audition round and ...more
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American Grit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
John Cena, Rorke Denver, Noah Galloway
American Grit (Fox, 2016) is a reality competition series filmed at the foothills of Mt. Rainier in Eatonville, WA. Sixteen competitors are divided into four teams of four, each led by a ...more
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Cops is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV 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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Beat Shazam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Jamie Foxx, October Gonzalez
Beat Shazam is an American television game show which airs on Fox. It is hosted by Jamie Foxx, who is also an executive producer on the show along with Jeff Apploff. Three teams of two players ...more
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The X Factor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV 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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The Simple Life is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Nicole Richie
The Simple Life is an American reality television series. The series aired from December 2, 2003 to August 5, 2007. The first three seasons aired on Fox, and the final two on E!. The series ...more
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American Idol is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV 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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Long Way Down is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman
Long Way Down is a television series, book and DVD documenting a motorcycle journey undertaken by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, on which they rode south through 18 countries from John o' ...more
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The Search for the Next Elvira is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
The Search for the Next Elvira Cassandra Peterson, Bridget Marquardt, Kane Hodder
The Search for the Next Elvira is a reality television series created by Eric Gardner and Cassandra Peterson for the Fox Reality channel. The reality competition show is a search to be the next ...more
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Paradise Hotel - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Paradise Hotel - Season 2
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Trading Spouses is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Trading Spouses, often advertised as Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy, is a FOX reality show in which two families, usually of different social classes, swap wives or husbands for a week. ...more
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Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to He... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back (Fox, 2018) is an American reality television series. Traveling across the United States, chef Gordon Ramsay visits failing restaurants in his ...more
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The Masked Singer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Nick Cannon
The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South Korean show King of Mask Singer. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the show features celebrities singing in a ...more
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Battle of the Bods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Battle of the Bods
Battle of the Bods is a Fox Reality Channel show, hosted by Olivia Lee. Devised by Endemol, it is based on the short lived British show Hot Tub Ranking. In Battle of the Bods, the first of three ...more
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The Academy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
The Academy Holt McCallany
The Academy is a reality television series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at police recruits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy as they go through an 18-week training course to ...more
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Househusbands of Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Househusbands of Hollywood Jillian Barberie, Tempestt Bledsoe, Darryl M. Bell
Househusbands of Hollywood was a Fox Reality Channel series that documented the lives of five househusbands and their wives and families.
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Showtime at the Apollo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fox Reality TV Shows
Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson
Showtime at the Apollo is a syndicated music television show, first broadcast on September 12, 1987 to May 24, 2008 with 1093 episodes, and is produced by the Apollo Theater. The show features ...more