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The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019  

Molly Gander
174 votes 18 voters 31 items

List Rules Vote up the reality television series airing new episodes during the 2019 calendar year that stressed you out the hardest.

Let's face it, a list of stressful reality shows in 2019 is also bound to be a list of shows that many of us will totally shamelessly binge watch. Why? Because sometimes the most stressful reality shows can also be the most fun. Who can get enough of shows like Hell's Kitchen or Survivor where you're allowed to vicariously fight your way through each episode from the comfort of your own couch? Here you'll find a list of the most stressful tv reality series of 2019. Though shows like What Would You Do? may perpetually leave you afraid you'll show up on them each time you come across a questionable social situation, there's an undeniable thrill in wondering what indeed you would do throughout the course of each episode.

So whether you secretly indulge in shows featuring horrible people or can't get enough of competition reality shows, here you'll have a chance to vote for which shows are the best. Simply select your favorite stressful but fun reality shows from the list, give them a thumbs up and watch it fight its way to the top in true reality show fashion.

 

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Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried
Hell'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
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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
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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Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to He... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back (Fox, 2018) is an American reality television series. Traveling across the United States, chef Gordon Ramsay visits failing restaurants in his ...more
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Chopped is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy
Chopped is an American reality based cooking television series created by Dave Noll and Michael Krupat, with executive producer Linda Lea, and hosted by Ted Allen that pits four chefs against ...more
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MasterChef is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
MasterChef Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich
MasterChef (Fox, 2010) is an American competitive cooking reality show based on the original British series. A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America where one of 50 hopefuls will ...more
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Intervention is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Jeff VanVonderen, Candy Finnigan
Intervention (A&E, 2005) is an American documentary television series created by Sam Mettler. It follows one/two participant(s), who are dependent or are addicted, documented in anticipation ...more
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Hoarders is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Hoarders (A&E, 2009) is an American reality television series that depicts the real-life struggles and treatment of people who suffer from compulsive hoarding disorder.
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Worst Cooks in America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Anne Burrell, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence
Worst Cooks in America is an American reality television series that premiered on January 3, 2010, on the Food Network. The show takes 12 to 16 contestants (referred to as "recruits") ...more
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Iron Chef America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis
Iron Chef America: The Series is an American cooking show based on Fuji Television's Iron Chef, and is the second American adaptation of the series, following the failed Iron Chef USA. The show ...more
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Dance Moms is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance ...more
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Live PD is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Dan Abrams, Tom Morris Jr.
Live PD (A&E, 2016) is a television series that follows police officers in the course of their nighttime patrols, live broadcasting select encounters with the public.
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Southern Charm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Southern 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 ...more
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60 Days In is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Jamey Noel, Scottie Maples, Mark Adger
60 Days In (A&E, 2016) is a television docuseries, in which seven individuals volunteer to go undercover, spending 60 days as inmates in the Clark County Jail to obtain evidence of ...more
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Project Runway: All Stars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Michael Kors
Project Runway All Stars is a spin-off series based on Project Runway. It features 13 designers from seasons 1-9 of the original series with a new host, new judges and a new mentor.
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Celebrity Big Brother is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Lucy Pinder, La Toya Jackson, Coolio
Celebrity Big Brother is a television reality game show based on the Dutch show Big Brother, created by producer John de Mol in 1997. The show follows a number of celebrity contestants, known as ...more
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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
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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Paradise Hotel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Kristin Cavallari , Amanda Byram, Mark Thompson
Paradise Hotel (Fox, 2019) is an American reality television program that originally aired on Fox in 2003, MyNetworkTV and Fox Reality Channel in 2008. In the show, a group of single people live ...more
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The Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe
The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show debuting in 2002 on ABC. For all seasons, the show is hosted by Chris Harrison. There are three related series: The Bachelorette, ...more
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Love & Hip Hop: Miami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Trina, Prince, Amara La Negra
Love & Hip Hop: Miami (VH1, 2018) is a reality television series, and the fourth installment in the Love & Hip Hop franchise. Featuring appearances from notable figures associated with ...more
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Project Runway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia
Project Runway is an American reality television series on Lifetime, previously on the Bravo Network, created by Eli Holzman which focuses on fashion design and is hosted by model Heidi Klum. ...more
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Top Chef is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Mena Calabrese added Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi
Top Chef is an American reality competition show on the cable television network Bravo, that first aired in 2006, in which chefs compete against each other in culinary challenges. They are ...more
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Surviving R. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Andrea Kelly, Tarana Burke, Sparkle
Surviving R. Kelly (Lifetime, 2019) is an American six-part documentary from executive producer dream hampton. The limited series docmentary details sexual abuse allegations against singer R. ...more
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The Real Housewives of Beverly... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Yolanda Hadid, Kim Richards, Camille Grammer
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is an American reality television series that premiered on October 14, 2010 on Bravo. Developed as the sixth installment of The Real Housewives franchise, ...more
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The Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Ben Sandford
The Bachelorette is a spin-off from the American competitive reality dating game show The Bachelor. In its January 2003 debut on ABC, the first season featured Trista Rehn, the runner-up date ...more
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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Stressful Reality Shows In 2019
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly
The Voice is an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC. Based on the original The Voice of Holland, the concept of the series is to find new singing talent contested by ...more