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The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime 

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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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My Strange Addiction is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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) 2 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May
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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#34 of 64 The Best Car TV Shows #1,098 of 1,328 The Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows

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Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Kitchen Nightmares
Gordon Ramsay
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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#144 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever #27 of 44 Reality Shows That Involve Actual Skillfeaturing Turns Out, Kitchen Nightmares Is Full Of Baloney And Gordon Ramsay Is Not That Mean

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Forged in Fire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Rich Greenwood, Adam Ison, Jamie Lundell
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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Dude, You're Screwed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Dude, You're Screwed
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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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham
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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#207 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watchfeaturing The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Playedlisted on Longest Running Reality TV Shows in the US

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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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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people, who have some form of a preexisting personal relationship, race around the world in competition with other teams. ...more

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#322 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #10 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Everlisted on Longest Running Reality TV Shows in the US

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Til Debt Do Us Part is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Til Debt Do Us Part
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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America's Next Top Model... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks
America's Next Top Model is an American reality television series and interactive competition that premiered on May 20, 2003. It originally aired on UPN, whose merger with The WB created The CW ...more

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#69 of 156 TV Shows Most Loved by African-Americans #18 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Everfeaturing Behind-The-Scenes Stories From 'America's Next Top Model' That Prove This Show Is Out Of Control

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What Not to Wear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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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#46 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever #3 of 40 The Best Shows About Fashion

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Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Grant Wilson
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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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
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Fashion Designed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Fashion Designed
MIchael Costello
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It's Love, Actually is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
It's Love, Actually
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The Cowboy Way is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
The Cowboy Way
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Gordon Behind Bars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Gordon Behind Bars
Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Behind Bars (Channel 4, 2012) is a British television series. Gordon Ramsay, a Michelin Star Chef in the UK, enters Brixton prison over a six-month period with the goal of teaching ...more
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Nightwatch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Nightwatch
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) 19 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad
The Hills is a semi-scripted American reality television series that originally aired on MTV from May 31, 2006 until July 13, 2010. Developed as a spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange ...more

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#74 of 101 The Best TV Spinoffs #57 of 139 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Timefeaturing Things Only People Who Paid Attention to The Hills Noticed

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In4LO - Off-Road Reality... is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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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The Simple Life is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Nicole Richie
The Simple Life is an American reality television series. The series aired from December 2, 2003 to August 5, 2007. The first three seasons aired on Fox, and the final two on E!. The series ...more
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My Five Wives is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
My Five Wives
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) 24 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Preachers' Daughters
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) 25 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Little Women: LA
Terra Jolé, Tonya Banks, Elena Gant
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