parenting The Best Kid Versions of Reality TV Shows  

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List Rules Kid versions of reality television competition shows only. Vote up those that are just as good, or better, than their adult counterparts.

What is it about reality competition shows that audiences can't get enough of? The thrill of a big win? The agony of a tough defeat? For some reason, we just can't stop watching regular Joes battle it out on TV. But when the same ol' competition format starts to get tired, networks are forced to find ways to spice things up. For many, that means turning to children.

Kids versions of reality television series are everywhere. From sophisticated cooking competitions like Chopped and MasterChef to the search for young entrepreneurs on Shark Tank, kids are taking over TV screens, and it is adorable. Who doesn't want to watch a bunch of lisping babies duke it out?

Which are the best kid versions of reality shows? Vote up your favorites here!
MasterChef Junior is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kid Versions of Reality TV Shows
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MasterChef Junior


MasterChef Junior is a cooking competition television series that is airing on Fox. It premiered on Friday, September 27, 2013. It is based on the format of the U.K. series Junior MasterChef. On March 5, 2014, MasterChef Junior was renewed for a third season, before production on season two began. ...more

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

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Jeopardy! Teen Tournament is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kid Versions of Reality TV Shows
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Project Runway: Junior is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kid Versions of Reality TV Shows
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The Voice Kids


The Voice Kids is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kid Versions of Reality TV Shows
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