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The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019

Updated October 12, 2020 3.6k votes 440 voters 24.5k views43 items

List RulesOnly reality television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

UPDATED: Check out The Best New Reality TV Shows of 2020!

Many long-running shows premiered new seasons in '19, but this list of reality series features only the best new shows of 2019, and some of the best current reality shows on now - and it's up to you to decide which are best reality shows of 2019.

If you're a fan of competitive reality shows, 2019 has several new series that might be just what you're looking for. Two new sports competition shows, Mental Samurai and The Titan Games, offer both mental and physical challenges. The Masked Singer is a new talent competition series for 2019 that conceals the contestants' identities from other contestants, the panelists, and the audience. If talent competitions aren't your thing, The Hills: New Beginnings reunites the most of cast of The Hills, promising fresh new drama and there are plenty of other non-competitive reality shows bringing the excitement in 2019.

Check out the rest of the 2019 reality shows below and cast your vote up or down for each to help decide what shows were the bigger hits. Add your own favorites to the list of reality series - just keep them current. Then, check out the new reality shows of 2020.

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    The Masked Singer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Genres (Tv)Reality competition, Music

    The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South... moreamazon buy button
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    Love Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Love Island

    Arielle Vandenberg

    Genres (Tv)Reality tv, Dating reality

    Love Island (CBS, 2019) is an American dating reality show based on the British series Love... moreamazon buy button
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    America's Got Talent: The Cham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Genres (Tv)Reality

    America's Got Talent: The Champions (NBC, 2019) is a reality television series and a spinoff... moreamazon buy button
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    The Titan Games is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    The Titan Games

    Dwayne Johnson

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Sports

    The Titan Games (NBC, 2019) is a sports competition series. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the show... moreamazon buy button
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    Rhythm + Flow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Rhythm + Flow

    Cardi B, Matthew Carter

    Genres (Tv)Reality tv, Reality competition

    Rhythm + Flow (Netflix, 2019) is an American competitive reality television series. Judges... moreamazon buy button
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    Songland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Songland

    Ester Dean, Shane McAnally

    Genres (Tv)Reality tv, Competitive reality, Talent show

    Songland (NBC, 2019) is a singing reality competition television series. Contestants are... moreamazon buy button
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    Prank Encounters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Prank Encounters

    Gaten Matarazzo

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Reality TV, Prank

    Prank Encounters (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Gaten Matarazzo of... moreamazon buy button
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    Marvel's Hero Project is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
    Marvel's Hero Project (Disney+, 2019) is an American children's reality television series. The... moreamazon buy button
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    Wife Swap is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
    Wife Swap (Paramount Network, 2019) is an American reality television series that is a revival... moreamazon buy button
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    Property Brothers Forever Home is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Property Brothers Forever Home

    Drew Scott, Jonathan Scott

    Genres (Tv)Reality tv, Home improvement

    Property Brothers: Forever Home (HGTV, 2019) is an American home improvement reality... moreamazon buy button
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    Cheerleader Generation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Cheerleader Generation

    Donna Martin, Ryan O'Connor

    Genres (Tv)Docuseries

    Cheerleader Generation (Lifetime, 2019) is an American documentary reality television series.... moreamazon buy button
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    Blown Away is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Blown Away

    Nick Uhas

    Genres (Tv)Reality TV, Reality Competition, Competitive Reality

    Blown Away (Netflix, 2019) is a competitive reality television series. Ten master artists turn... moreamazon buy button
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    You vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    You vs. Wild

    Bear Grylls

    Genres (Tv)Adventure, Choose Your Own Adventure, Interactive, Survivial, Reality

    You vs. Wild (Netflix, 2019) is an American choose-your-own-adventure television series.... moreamazon buy button
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    First Responders Live is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
    First Responders Live (Fox, 2019) is an American documentary-reality television series created... moreamazon buy button
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    Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests

    Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass

    Genres (Tv)Paranormal, Reality TV

    Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests (Travel Channel, 2019) is an American paranormal reality... moreamazon buy button
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    Flip It Like Disick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Genres (Tv)Reality-tv

    Flip It Like Disick (E!, 2019) is an American reality television series. The show follows... moreamazon buy button
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    Mythbusters Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Mythbusters Jr.

    Adam Savage, Elijah Horland

    Genres (Tv)Education, Reality TV

    Mythbusters Jr. (Discovery Channel, 2019) is an American science entertainment television... moreamazon buy button
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    The World's Best is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    The World's Best

    James Corden, Drew Barrymore

    Genres (Tv)Reality competition

    The World's Best (CBS, 2019) is a global talent competition series created by Mike Darnell and... moreamazon buy button
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    Million Dollar Mile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Genres (Tv)Reality, Reality Competition

    Million Dollar Mile (CBS 2019) is an American obstacle course competition series. Presented by... moreamazon buy button
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    Mental Samurai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Genres (Tv)Reality, Game show

    Mental Samurai (Fox, 2019) is an obstacle course competition series. Hosted by Rob Lowe, the... moreamazon buy button
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    Flirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Flirty Dancing

    Jenna Dewan, Jordan Tripp

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Dating

    Flirty Dancing (Fox, 2019) is an American reality television series. Strangers each learn half... moreamazon buy button
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    ¡Nailed It! México is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    ¡Nailed It! México

    Omar Chaparro, Anna Ruiz

    Genres (Tv)Reality competition

    Nailed It! (Netflix, 2019) is a Mexican version of the 2018 American reality bake-off... moreamazon buy button
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    Buddy vs. Duff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Buddy vs. Duff

    Buddy Valastro, Duff Goldman

    Genres (Tv)Reality television, Game show, Competitive Reality

    Buddy vs. Duff (Food Network, 2019) is an American reality television game show. The... moreamazon buy button
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    Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt  is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice

    Mike Donovan, Anthony Duarte

    Genres (Tv)Docuseries, Reality TV, Crime

    Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice (Oxygen, 2019) is an American crime docuseries... moreamazon buy button
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    Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Reality TV Shows Of 2019
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    Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club

    Lindsay Lohan, Panos Spentzos

    Genres (Tv)Reality TV

    Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club (MTV, 2019) is an American reality television series starring... moreamazon buy button
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