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The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows  

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Here are the best Netflix original reality shows currently streaming right now. Featuring cooking competitions, home improvement, and more, this list of Netflix reality originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original reality series?

Must-watch Netflix original reality shows include Queer Eye, Magic for Humans, Stay Here, and Ultimate Beastmaster.

Vote up the best original reality series on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Nailed It! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Zac Young
Nailed It! (Netflix, 2018) is a reality bake-off competition series. Three amateur bakers compete to replicate complicated cakes and confectionery, in order to win a $10,000 cash prize.
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Queer Eye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown
Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, ...more
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Dancing Queen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Alyssa Edwards
Dancing Queen (Netflix, 2018) is an American documentary reality television series. Justin Johnson, aka drag superstar Alyssa Edwards, juggles his dance life, drag life, family life, and love
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Amazing Interiors is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Amazing Interiors (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show created by Jude Parker. The show's premise revolves around finding and showcasing homes that, despite their ordinary ...more
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Ultimate Beastmaster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Tiki Barber, Rafinha Bastos, Terry Crews
Ultimate Beastmaster (Netflix, 2017) is an American competition reality show created by Dave Broome. Featuring select television hosts, actors, comedians and athletes as commentators from the ...more
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Sugar Rush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Candace Nelson, Adriano Zumbo, Hunter March
Sugar Rush is an American web television series, initially released on July 13, 2018. The show features four teams of bakers competing in a baking competition. Time's the most important ...more
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Cooking on High is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Josh Leyva
Cooking on High (Netflix, 2018) is an American cooking competition television show. Contestants must cook with marijuana and are judged by celebrity judges.
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Inside the World's Toughest Pr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

Raphael Rowe, who spent 12 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, investigates some of the world's toughest prisons from the inside.

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Selling Sunset is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Selling Sunset

The elite real estate brokers at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA. The drama ramps up when a new agent joins the team.

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Fastest Car is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Fastest Car (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series. In a quarter mile drag race, drivers of exotic supercars go up against sleeper cars built and modified by dedicated gearheads.
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Blown Away is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Nick Uhas
Blown Away (Netflix, 2019) is a competitive reality television series. Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the ...more
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Magic for Humans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Justin Willman
Magic for Humans (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show. Comedian and magician Justin Willman performs magic tricks for people on the street.
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Stay Here is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Genevieve Gorder, Peter Lorimer
Stay Here (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television series. Genevieve Gorder, an interior designer, and Peter Lorimer, a real estate broker, transform homeowners' short-term rental homes ...more
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Awake: The Million Dollar Game is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
James Davis
Awake: The Million Dollar Game (Netflix, 2019) is a comedy television game show. Contestants, sleepless for 24 hours, stumble through challenges both eccentric and normal for a chance at a $1 ...more
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Street Food is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Street Food (Netflix, 2019) is an American food documentary television series created by David Gelb and Brian McGinn. The show explores the rich culture of street food in some of the world's ...more
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Made in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Made in Mexico

These Mexico City socialites may lead opulent lives, but a peek behind the curtain reveals a tangled web of intrigue, envy and personal struggles.

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The Final Table is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
The Final Table
The Final Table (Netflix, 2018) is an American competitive cooking reality television series. Teams of chefs vie to impress some of the world's toughest palates as they whip up iconic dishes ...more
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Girls Incarcerated is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Girls Incarcerated (Netflix, 2018) is a coming-of-age documentary series about troubled girls who are are juvenile delinquents in Madison Juvenile Center.
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The Chef Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Roy Choi, Jon Favreau
The Chef Show (Netflix, 2019) is an American cooking show presented by Jon Favreau and Roy Choi. The hosts experiment with their favorite recipes and techniques, baking, cooking, exploring and ...more
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Instant Hotel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Instant Hotel

Teams of Australian homeowners compete for the title of best Instant Hotel by staying overnight in each other's rentals and rating their experience.

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Zumbo's Just Desserts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Adriano Zumbo, Rachel Khoo
Zumbo's Just Desserts (Seven Network, 2016) is an Australian baking reality competition television program hosted by Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo. Amateur Australian chefs compete to impress ...more
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Dating Around is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Dating Around (Netflix, 2019) is an American reality dating television series. Each episode of the series will follow one person going on five blind dates, and dates will reportedly include ...more
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Baby Ballroom: The Championshi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Baby Ballroom: The Championship Kate Thornton, Bonnie Langford
Baby Ballroom: The Championship was a dancing show on ITV, which began on Saturday 28 July 2007. Twelve pairs of juvenile ballroom dancers, aged between six and eleven, competed for the title of ...more
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Million Pound Menu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Million Pound Menu

In Million Pound Menu (2018), next-gen restaurateurs get the chance to open their own pop-up eateries to impress the paying public -- and a panel of discerning U.K. investors

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Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows
Howard Raishbrook, Marc Raishbrook, Austin Raishbrook
Shot in the Dark (Netflix, 2017) is an American documentary television series directed by Jeff Daniels. Three rival freelance stringers scour the streets at night to film crime scenes, fires, ...more