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.
Genres: Game show, Cooking show, Reality televisionMasterChef Junior (Fox, 2013) is an American cooking competition. 24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will compete in the first audition round and present... more
Genres: Music, Competition realityThe Voice (NBC, 2011) is an American reality television singing competition hosted by Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Nick Jonas, Blake Shelton, and Carson Daly. Based on the original The Voice of... more
Genres: Reality Competition, Cooking show, Reality televisionHell's Kitchen (Fox, 2005) is an American reality competition television series based on the British series. World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking... more
Genres: Reality, ComedyImpractical Jokers (truTV, 2011) is an American hidden camera reality game show with improvisational elements. Q, Sal, Joe and Murr are real-life best friends who love challenging each other to the... more
Genres: RealityShark Tank (ABC, 2009) is an American reality television series created by Mark Burnett, and an entry in the Dragons' Den franchise. Aspiring entrepreneur-contestants pitch their business idea to a... more
Genres: Documentary, CheerleadingCheer (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The series follows a competitive cheerleading team from Corsicana, Texas during a season.... more
Genres: Music, Competition realityThe Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South Korean show King of Mask Singer. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the show features celebrities singing in a... more
Genres: Action sports, Action, Adventure, Competition realityAmerican Ninja Warrior is a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the television series Sasuke, in which competitors try to complete a series of obstacle courses of increasing difficulty... more
Genres: Competition realityRuPaul's Drag Race (Logo TV, 2009) is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder. RuPaul plays the roles of host, mentor, and source of inspiration for this series,... more
Genres: Reality TVWife Swap (Paramount Network, 2019) is an American reality television series that is a revival of the original 2004 series on ABC. Families from the Metro Atlanta area swap the lives of the wife. In... more
Genres: Reality, Music, Hip-Hop & RapRhythm + Flow (Netflix, 2019) is an American competitive reality television series. Judges Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. search for the next breakout hip-hop star.... more
Genres: Reality-TVSupernanny (ABC, 2005) is an American reality television program of the same name and with the same host as the UK version. Parenting expert Jo Frost goes around America helping parents deal with... more
Genres: Dance, Music, Competition realityWorld of Dance (NBC, 2017) is an American reality dance competition series, hosted by Jenna Dewan Tatum. Judged by Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, and Derek Hough, dance performers, including solo acts and... more
Genres: Romance, Competition realityLove Island (CBS, 2019) is an American dating reality show based on the British series Love Island. A group of contestants, referred to as Islanders, live in isolation from the outside world and must... more
Genres: Reality TVThe Circle (Netflix, 2020) is an American reality competition series. The players move into an apartment building and never meet face-to-face, but instead communicate solely using their profiles on a... more
Genres: Competition reality, EntertainmentThe Titan Games (NBC, 2019) is a sports competition series. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the show features people from across the United States competing in an arena against one of six reigning "Titans"... more
Genres: Variety, Music, Dance, Competition realityAmerica's Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network, and part of the global British Got Talent franchise. It is a talent show that features singers, dancers,... more
Genres: Reality, Comedy, MusicLip Sync Battle (Paramount Network, 2015) is an American musical reality competition television series hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen. Varieties of celebrities pair up to do battle each week... more
Genres: Reality, FashionMaking 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 judges,... more
Genres: Reality, DramaSouthern Charm is an American reality television series that premiered March 3, 2014, on Bravo. The series chronicles the personal and professional lives of seven socialites who reside in Charleston,... more
Hawaii LifeMatt Beall, Justin Britt
Genres: Reality-TVHawaii Life (HGTV, 2013) is an American reality television series. Following a company called Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, the episodes document their agents work with different people who move... more
Genres: CollectiblesLife-Size Toys (Quibi, 2020) is a stunt action television series hosted by X Games gold medalist Travis Pastrana. Life-Size Toys features kids’ playthings super-sized by the Nitro Circus crew, then... more
Genres: Reality, RomanceIndian Matchmaking (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The docuseries follows matchmaker Sima Taparia as she guides clients in the U.S. and India in the arranged... more
Genres: RealityThe Bradshaw Bunch (E1, 2020) is an American reality television program. From real-life hijinks to juggling football, fame and farm life, unpredictable hilarity ensues as Terry Bradshaw and family... more
Genres: Reality, CookingThe Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a... more