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The Best Reality TV Shows in 2020

Updated January 5, 2021 1.9k votes 97 voters 5.8k views112 items

List RulesAny reality television series that aired new episodes during the 2020 calendar year.

UPDATED: Check out the Reality TV Series airing new episodes in 2021!

This list looks at the best current television reality shows that will be airing new episodes in 2020. Not only are there lots of new reality TV shows premiering in 2020 but many favorite reality series are returning. Each show keeps it real (well, real enough), but which are the best new and returning reality TV shows in 2020?

The reality competition show seems to be king in 2020. Most of the reality television airing in 2020 is some sort of reality talent competition with shows including old favorites such as The Masked Singer, RuPaul's Drag Race, World Of Dance and more. Other reality TV shows on the air in 2020 has more of a docudrama angle. There are also plenty of shows such as Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the Real Housewives franchise 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 2020? Keep it real by voting up the best new and returning reality shows to air in 2020.

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    The Voice

    Adam Levine, Blake Shelton
    The Voice (NBC, 2011) is an American reality television singing competition hosted by Kelly...  more
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    Hell's Kitchen

    Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic
    Hell's Kitchen (Fox, 2005) is an American reality competition television series based on the...  more
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    12

    Cheer

    Monica Aldama, Gabi Butler
    Cheer (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The series follows...  more
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    Impractical Jokers

    James Murray, Salvatore Vulcano
    Impractical Jokers (truTV, 2011) is an American hidden camera reality game show with...  more
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    19

    MasterChef Junior

    Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi
    MasterChef Junior (Fox, 2013) is an American cooking competition. 24 of the best junior home...  more
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    19

    Shark Tank

    Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran
    Shark Tank (ABC, 2009) is an American reality television series created by Mark Burnett, and...  more
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    24
    The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South...  more
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    15

    Wife Swap

    John Schwab, Brian Lee
    Wife Swap (Paramount Network, 2019) is an American reality television series that is a revival...  more
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    24
    22

    American Ninja Warrior

    Matt Iseman, Jenn Brown
    American Ninja Warrior is a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the television series...  more
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    15

    Rhythm + Flow

    Cardi B, Matthew Carter
    Rhythm + Flow (Netflix, 2019) is an American competitive reality television series. Judges...  more
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    World of Dance

    Jenna Dewan Tatum, Jennifer Lopez
    World of Dance (NBC, 2017) is an American reality dance competition series, hosted by Jenna...  more
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    Supernanny

    Jo Frost, Jeff Bartsch
    Supernanny (ABC, 2005) is an American reality television program of the same name and with the...  more
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    Love Island

    Arielle Vandenberg
    Love Island (CBS, 2019) is an American dating reality show based on the British series Love...  more
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    18
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    The Titan Games

    Dwayne Johnson
    The Titan Games (NBC, 2019) is a sports competition series. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the show...  more
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    The Circle

    Michelle Buteau
    The Circle (Netflix, 2020) is an American reality competition series. The players move into an...  more
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    23
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    RuPaul's Drag Race

    RuPaul, Michelle Visage
    RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo TV, 2009) is an American reality competition television series...  more
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    America's Got Talent

    Nick Cannon, Howie Mandel
    America's Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network,...  more
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    Making the Cut

    Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn
    Making the Cut (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American reality television series created and...  more
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    Lip Sync Battle

    LL Cool J, Chrissy Teigen
    Lip Sync Battle (Paramount Network, 2015) is an American musical reality competition...  more
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    Southern Charm

    Craig Conover, Cameran Eubanks
    Southern Charm is an American reality television series that premiered March 3, 2014, on...  more
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    Hawaii Life

    Matt Beall, Justin Britt
    Hawaii Life (HGTV, 2013) is an American reality television series. Following a company called...  more
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    Life-Size Toys

    Travis Pastrana
    Life-Size Toys (Quibi, 2020) is a stunt action television series hosted by X Games gold...  more
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    Indian Matchmaking

    Sima Taparia
    Indian Matchmaking (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The...  more
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    The Bradshaw Bunch

    Tammy Bradshaw, Terry Bradshaw
    The Bradshaw Bunch (E1, 2020) is an American reality television program. From real-life...  more
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    The Great British Bake Off

    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc
    The Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking...  more