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The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime 

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Updated March 27, 2020 8.4k votes 952 voters 70.8k views 29 items

List Rules Must be reality TV shows available on Amazon Prime

Here is a list of the best reality TV on Amazon Prime's streaming service. These great reality shows feature many of the most memorable TV personalities of all time (as well as some of the worst people on reality TV) as seen in some amazing competition shows, real-life drama, and general reality TV programs.

What are the best reality shows on Amazon Prime? With so many choices, how can anyone decide which show to watch? Some might opt to revisit old favorites, like Survivor and America's Next Top Model, while other viewers are looking to check out some of the most memorable shows of recent days (like Bar Rescue and Catfish) that they missed during their original runs. Be sure to vote for your personal favorites and vote down any shows you just couldn't get through. Also, feel free to add any great streaming Amazon Prime reality shows that aren't listed.

Having a lot of options isn't exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Amazon Prime streaming reality television programs, it can be a little overwhelming. Sure, Amazon Prime "suggests" shows for you, but let's face it: sometimes that doesn't work out so well. Just because you adore Man Vs. Wild does not mean you'll necessarily go for The Amazing Race, for example. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming TV show on Amazon Prime, this list can help you out a bit. Other reality shows streaming on Amazon Prime include Running Man, Love and Hip Hip: Atlanta, and Top Gear. 

Whether you're into competition shows like RuPaul's Drag Race, profession-based shows like Petal Pushers, or spooky paranormal shows like Beyond, you can easily get sucked in to a new favorite show watching Amazon Prime streaming. There really is something out there for everyone!

 

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham

Premiered: 2000

Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show, contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for cash and other prizes. The show uses a ...more

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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Phil Keoghan

Premiered: 2001

The Amazing Race (CBS, 2001) is a reality competition tv show created by Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster. Teams of two people race around the world in competition with other teams.

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America's Next Top Model... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks

Premiered: 2003

America's Next Top Model (UPN, 2003) is an American reality competition television series create by Tyra Banks. Several women compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model", ...more

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My Strange Addiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
John Zajecka, Demi Kazanis, Tawni Abplanalp

Premiered: 2010

My Strange Addiction is an American documentary television series that premiered on TLC on December 29, 2010. The Pilot was broadcast on May 5, 2010. The series focuses on people with unusual ...more

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The Grand Tour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

Premiered: 2016

The Grand Tour is a British motoring television series for Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and produced by Andy Wilman. The four agreed to produce the ...more

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Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Kitchen Nightmares Gordon Ramsay

Premiered: 2007

Kitchen Nightmares (Fox, 2007) is an American reality television series based on the British show. Chef Gordon Ramsay is invited by the owners to spend a week with a failing restaurant in an ...more

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Disaster Marriages is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Disaster Marriages

We each have, on average, seven failed relationships before meeting "the one." Money pressures, lack of communication and constant fighting can all spell the end of a relationship. This series looks at the heart-breaking tales of unthinkable infidelity: when your other half has been cheating with his own daughter-in-law, sister-in-law or even mother-in-law!

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Making the Cut is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn

Premiered: 2020

Making the Cut (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American reality television series created and presented by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn. The fashion competition show will feature a panel of five famous ...more

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Forged in Fire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Rich Greenwood, Adam Ison, Jamie Lundell

Premiered: 2015

Forged in Fire (History, 2015) is an American competition series hosted by Wil Willis. Four bladesmiths compete in a three-round elimination contest to forge bladed weapons, with the overall ...more
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What Not to Wear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime

Premiered: 2001

What Not to Wear is a BAFTA Award-nominated makeover reality television show launched by the BBC in 2001. It was presented by Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine for five series, bringing ...more

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Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Grant Wilson

Premiered: 2004

Ghost Hunters is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on October 6, 2004, on Syfy and was revived in 2019 on A&E. The program features paranormal investigators ...more

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Dude, You're Screwed is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Dude, You're Screwed Tom Tomahawk Moore, Terry Schappert, Tim Smith

Premiered: 2013

Whose turn is it to play the game? In DUDE, YOU'RE SCREWED, five of the world's most elite, thrill-seeking survivalists will find out! The seven-part series is the newest twist in the survival ...more
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Married at First Sight: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Married at First Sight Cortney Hendrix, Jason Carrion, Jamie Otis

Premiered: 2015

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Til Debt Do Us Part is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Til Debt Do Us Part

Premiered: 2005

Til Debt Do Us Part is a Canadian television series produced by Frantic Films for Slice in Canada, Zone Reality in the United Kingdom and AmericanLife TV Network and CNBC in the USA. It is ...more
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Fashion Designed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Fashion Designed MIchael Costello

Premiered: 2018

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It's Love, Actually is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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Nightwatch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Nightwatch

Premiered: 2015

Nightwatch (A&E, 2015) is a reality series that follows the men and women who keep the citizens of New Orleans safe during the night.
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The Hills is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad

Premiered: 2006

The Hills (MTV, 2006) is an American reality television series created by Adam DiVello, and a spinoff of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. After graduating high school, Lauren Conrad moves ...more

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In4LO - Off-Road Reality... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
In4LO - Off-Road Reality TV

In4LO, The popular "$0 budget off-road 4x4 series" filmed and produced by real off-roaders, is back for Season 2! More trails, more vehicles, more people and more fun!

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The Cowboy Way is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
The Cowboy Way
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Snooki & JWoww: Moms... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Snooki & JWoww: Moms With Attitude
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My Five Wives is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
My Five Wives

Premiered: 2013

Meet Brady Williams, his five wives, and their combined 24 children, who all live together on their large family property outside Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Preachers' Daughters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Preachers' Daughters

Premiered: 2013

Preachers' Daughters is an American docusoap series that premiered on March 12, 2013, and airs on Lifetime. It was revealed in a September 2013 press release regarding another Lifetime series ...more
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Little Women: LA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Little Women: LA Terra Jolé, Tonya Banks, Elena Gant

Premiered: 2014

Little Women: LA (Lifetime, 2014) is an American reality television series. The series chronicles the lives of little women who are friends living in Los Angeles, California in their quests to ...more
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Little Women: NY is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Little Women: NY Lila Call, Dawn Lang, Jazmin Lang

Premiered: 2015

Little Women: NY (Lifetime, 2015) is an American reality television series. The series chronicles the life of a group of little women living in New York City.