Entertainment The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime  

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The Best Reality TV Shows on Amazon Prime 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. What TV shows are streaming on Amazon Prime? This list is all about deciding which Amazon Prime streaming TV shows are the ones that are must-see television. 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 is not 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
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
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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America's Dumbest Criminals is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
America's Dumbest Criminals
America's Dumbest Criminals is an American reality series that aired in syndication from Fall 1996 to Spring 2000 for a total of 96 episodes, hosted by Daniel Butler during all four seasons. ...more

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America's Next Top Model is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 5 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. The program features paranormal investigators Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, who ...more

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The Grand Tour is listed (or ranked) 6 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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What Not to Wear is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Fast Food Mania Jon Hein
Fast Food Mania is an American television series that airs in the United States on Destination America. The series premiered on June 3, 2012. Recently it is being aired in TLC India in India.

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Disaster Marriages is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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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Supermarket Sweep 2000 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Supermarket Sweep 2000

Teams answer questions to earn time and advantages over their competitors before going on a supermarket shopping spree. The team that adds the most valuable items to their carts wins.

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Model Diaries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Model Diaries

Imagine spending one full day with a model? In this reality TV show our camera teams follow top models from agencies and instagram from sunrise to sunset. How do models exercise to stay fit? What kinds of skincare, makeup, and hair care secrets keep models' attention? Model Diaries gives viewers never before seen insights into this sensationalized career.

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The Simple Life is listed (or ranked) 13 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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King of Thrones Jeff Hoxie

Does your bathroom seem incomplete without a giant flat-screen TV, heated floors and a solid gold commode? Designers transform boring, old and downright disgusting bathrooms into over-the-top palaces, with creations that include a portable latrine that keeps an angler's“seat” warm while ice fishing, a tech-lover's high-class fortress of solitude, and more.

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Funeral Boss

The owner of a funeral home, Bill Harris employs all four of his children. He's working to ensure they carry on, and hopefully expand, his hard-earned reputation. Get to know the Harris clan as they face intense and emotional changes in their own family– all the time agreeing that the celebration of life is intense, emotional and about as high-pressure as any industry gets.

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Bikini Destinations is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Bikini Destinations Jenn Brown, Lisa Gleave, Tiffany Selby
Bikini Destinations is a reality TV Show airing on HDNet. The show takes the viewer to exotic locations around the world.

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Cook's Country is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Cook's Country Christopher Kimball
Cook's Country is an American half-hour television cooking show on the PBS channel. It is shot in a renovated 1806 farmhouse located in Rupert, Vermont. The show is based on Cook's Country ...more

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The American Dream Project is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
The American Dream Project

The American Dream Project documents filmmaker James Marshall and his friend Todd Williams, who embark on an iconic journey across America determined to rediscover the American dream. By traveling from New York to Los Angeles on a shoe-string budget and by meeting people from all walks of life, they piece together an authentic picture of what it really means to be American today. The American Dream Project is a unique and intimate lens on the American dream and the individuals who comprise it.

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From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni

From Wags to Riches brings you into the world of award-winning theatrical animal trainer Bill Berloni. Known as a tireless advocate for animals, Berloni possesses the unique ability to transform shelter dogs into stars. Berloni's passion for animal activism has opened up the door to a pool of untapped talent, allowing him to rescue dogs and to give them a second life on stage.

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Rich Bride Poor Bride is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Rich Bride Poor Bride
Rich Bride Poor Bride is a television series shown on Slice and the WE: Women's Entertainment network. It follows the planning stages of a happy and stressful wedding. Each episode begins with a ...more

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Petal Pushers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Petal Pushers

Petal Pushers explores the workings at one of North America's premiere floral establishments. In each episode owner/lead designer Karine Lemke of Posies Flower Shop, leads her team of eclectic designers through various projects from the everyday bouquet to novelty designs such as a large peace sign and a fire hydrant for a dog's birthday party.

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Keys to the VIP is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Keys to the VIP
Keys to the VIP was a reality-television, comedy game show that aired on the Comedy Network and Fuse TV. The game involved two self-proclaimed players competing against each other to pick up ...more

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Manor House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Reality TV Shows On Amazon Prime
Manor House

THE MANOR HOUSE takes a fascinating look at the grand British class system of the early 1900s. Resembling prior cultural-reality series THE 1900 HOUSE and FRONTIER HOUSE, this unique series includes three distinct classes: aristocratic family, upper servants, and lower servants, who must act according to etiquette, not just the rigors or technical realities of the time. Nineteen contemporary Britons were selected from 8,000 applicants.