UPDATED: Check out The Best Reality TV Shows of 2020!
Not only are there lots of new reality TV shows premiering in 2019 but many favorite reality series are returning. This list looks at the best current television reality shows that that will be airing new episodes in 2019. Each show keeps it real (well, real enough), but which are the best new and returning reality TV shows in 2019?
The reality competition show seems to be king in 2019. Most of the reality television airing in 2019 is some sort of reality talent competition with shows including old favorites such as The Voice, American Idol, Project Runway, RuPaul's Drag Race, and more. Other reality TV shows on the air in 2019 has more of a docudrama angle. Naked and Afraid and Deadliest Catch both offer an eye into extraordinary lives or situations. There are also plenty of shows such as Sister Wives, The Real Housewives, and Little Women that combine the sense of documentary with maybe the purest or most traditional form of reality television: watching other people's lives.
Which reality TV shows are you going to watch in 2019? Keep it real by voting up the best new and returning reality shows to air in 2019. Then see which reality shows are returning in 2020.
- 1Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show,... more on Wikipedia10465
- 2The Amazing Race (CBS, 2001) is a reality competition tv show created by Elise Doganieri and... more on Wikipedia8162
- 3Impractical Jokers (truTV, 2011) is an American hidden camera reality game show with... more on Wikipedia8570
- 4The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South... more on Wikipedia6555
- 5The Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking... more on Wikipedia5647
- 6American Ninja Warrior is a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the television series... more on Wikipedia6257
- 7The Challenge is a reality game show on MTV that is spun off from the network's two reality... more on Wikipedia3525
- 8The Voice (NBC, 2011) is an American reality television singing competition hosted by Kelly... more on Wikipedia6157
- 9Top Chef is an American reality competition show on the cable television network Bravo, that... more on Wikipedia5449
- 10Nailed It! (Netflix, 2018) is a reality bake-off competition series. Three amateur bakers... more on Wikipedia4944
- 11RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of... more on Wikipedia6362
- 12MasterChef Junior (Fox, 2013) is an American cooking competition. 24 of the best junior home... more on Wikipedia5655
- 13Big Brother (CBS, 2000) is a television reality game show based on an originally Dutch TV... more on Wikipedia2415
- 14The First 48 (A&E, 2004) is an American documentary television series that offers an insider's... more on Wikipedia5253
The First 48Dion Graham, Caroline Mason
- 15America's Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network,... more on Wikipedia5659
- 16Project Runway (Bravo, 2004) is an American reality television series created by Eli Holzman.... more on Wikipedia4448
- 17America's Got Talent: The Champions (NBC, 2019) is a reality television series and a spinoff... more on Wikipedia4348
- 18Spring Baking Championship (Food Network, 2015) is an American cooking competition television... more on Wikipedia2930
Spring Baking ChampionshipNancy Fuller, Duff Goldman
- 19Bar Rescue is an American reality TV series that premiered on Spike on July 17, 2011. It stars... more on Wikipedia4248
Bar RescueJon Taffer, P.J. King
- 20Lip Sync Battle (Paramount Network, 2015) is an American musical reality competition... more on Wikipedia4451
- 21Hoarders (A&E, 2009) is an American reality television series that depicts the real-life... more on Wikipedia3236
- 22Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition show airing since 2005 on ABC in the... more on Wikipedia4453
- 23Top Gear is a British television series about motor vehicles, primarily cars, and is the most... more on Wikipedia2729
- 24Worst Cooks in America is an American reality television series that premiered on January 3,... more on Wikipedia3236
- 25Pawn Stars (History, 2009) is an American reality television series that chronicles the daily... more on Wikipedia4050