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The Best Netflix Original Reality Shows

Updated January 15, 2021 738 votes 116 voters 6.4k views68 items

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.

Must-watch Netflix original reality shows include Queer Eye, Magic for Humans, Stay Here, and Ultimate Beastmaster. But what is the BEST Netflix original reality series?

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

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  • Awake: The Million Dollar Game1
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    Awake: The Million Dollar Game

    James Davis

    Premiered2019

    Awake: The Million Dollar Game (Netflix, 2019) is a comedy television game show. Contestants,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Nailed It!2
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    Nailed It!

    Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres

    Premiered2018

    Nailed It! (Netflix, 2018) is a reality bake-off competition series. Three amateur bakers... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Queer Eye3
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    Queer Eye

    Antoni Porowski, Tan France

    Premiered2018

    Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Selling Sunset4
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    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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  • Ultimate Beastmaster5
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    Ultimate Beastmaster

    Tiki Barber, Rafinha Bastos
    Ultimate Beastmaster (Netflix, 2017) is an American competition reality show created by Dave... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Tidying Up with Marie Kondo6

    Premiered2019

    Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (Netflix, 2019) is a web television series created by Marie Kondo.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Next In Fashion7
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    Next In Fashion

    Alexa Chung, Tan France

    Premiered2020

    Next In Fashion (Netflix, 2020) is an American competitive reality television series. Hosted... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Great British Baking Show8
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    The Great British Baking Show

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  • Instant Hotel9
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    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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  • Fastest Car10
    Fastest Car (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series. In a quarter mile drag race, drivers of...Amazon buy button
  • Blown Away11
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    Blown Away

    Nick Uhas

    Premiered2019

    Blown Away (Netflix, 2019) is a competitive reality television series. Ten master artists turn... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sugar Rush12
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    Sugar Rush

    Candace Nelson, Adriano Zumbo

    Premiered2018

    Sugar Rush is an American web television series, initially released on July 13, 2018. The show... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Inside the World's Toughest Prisons13
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    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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  • Jailbirds14
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    Jailbirds

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  • Glow Up15
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    Glow Up

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  • Nailed It! Holiday!16
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    Nailed It! Holiday!

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  • Amazing Interiors17
    Amazing Interiors (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show created by Jude... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Magic for Humans18
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    Magic for Humans

    Justin Willman

    Premiered2018

    Magic for Humans (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show. Comedian and magician... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dancing Queen19
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    Dancing Queen

    Alyssa Edwards
    Dancing Queen (Netflix, 2018) is an American documentary reality television series. Justin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Girls Incarcerated20
    Girls Incarcerated (Netflix, 2018) is a coming-of-age documentary series about troubled girls... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Prank Encounters21
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    Prank Encounters

    Gaten Matarazzo

    Premiered2019

    Prank Encounters (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Gaten Matarazzo of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Cheer22
    Cheer (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The series follows... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Final Table23
    The Final Table (Netflix, 2018) is an American competitive cooking reality television series.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Rhythm + Flow24
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    Rhythm + Flow

    Cardi B, Matthew Carter

    Premiered2019

    Rhythm + Flow (Netflix, 2019) is an American competitive reality television series. Judges... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • ¡Nailed It! México25
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    ¡Nailed It! México

    Omar Chaparro, Anna Ruiz

    Premiered2019

    Nailed It! (Netflix, 2019) is a Mexican version of the 2018 American reality bake-off... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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