Most Popular Game-Show TV Series/TV Mini-Series


1. Survivor (2000– )

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.0
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A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars.

Stars: Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Oscar Lusth, Rupert Boneham

Votes: 18,353

2. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.1
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

Votes: 6,105

3. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

4.7
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U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman

Votes: 8,358

4. The Challenge (1998– )

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.5
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Past members of "The Real World," "Road Rules," "Are You the One?," first time cast members called "Fresh Meat," and relatives of these members, compete against each other for the chance to win a cash prize.

Stars: T.J. Lavin, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello, Aneesa Ferreira

Votes: 1,380

5. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy, Herbert 'Flight Time' Lang

Votes: 12,017

6. Kicking & Screaming (2017– )

43 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.9
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A competition series that teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face the toughest challenges of their lives.

Stars: Elaine Swann, Caleb Garmany, Kirsten Kozak, Angelica Bridges

Votes: 99

7. The Voice (2011– )

60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.6
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Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.

Stars: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 10,006

8. Face Off (2011– )

44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.2
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Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ... See full summary »

Stars: McKenzie Westmore, Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill, Michael Westmore

Votes: 5,119

9. America's Next Top Model (2003– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.6
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A cyclical competition where women from all over the U.S. compete for the honor of being America's next "it girl" in the modeling world.

Stars: Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks, J. Alexander

Votes: 15,998

10. Forged in Fire (2015– )

42 min | Game-Show

8.2
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Four custom knife makers compete to make the best usable knife through a series of challenges.

Stars: Wil Willis, J. Neilson, David Lain Baker, Doug Marcaida

Votes: 661

11. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.4
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,155

12. Hell's Kitchen (2005– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.0
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World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous and devastating challenges at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen", to determine which of them will win... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried, Jason Thompson

Votes: 15,432

13. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.

Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 32,823

14. Iron Chef America: The Series (2005– )

TV-G | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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An Americanized version of the original Japanese TV series having to do with culinary competition set in a TV studio where one chef competes against others for an opportunity to eventually ... See full summary »

Stars: Alton Brown, Mark Dacascos, Kevin Brauch, Bobby Flay

Votes: 1,427

15. Stranded with a Million Dollars (2017– )

41 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.9
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The series drops 10 adventurers on an island with nothing but the clothes on their backs and a million dollars in cash. Those who survive for 40 days filled with gut-wrenching journeys and ... See full summary »

Stars: Cody Dunlap, Alonzo Gordon, Gina Lam, Natalie Paul

Votes: 77

16. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013– )

22 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.5
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Aisha Tyler hosts this skit comedy show where the actors on the show, usually Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles and another guest star or two do different comedy skits. It's all improv and made up on the spot.

Stars: Colin Mochrie, Aisha Tyler, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 4,826

17. Match Game (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.3
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A panel game-show that features two contestants attempting to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank.

Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve French, Cheryl Hines, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 449

18. MasterChef Junior (I) (2013– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.7
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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 their dishes to the judges.

Stars: Charlie Ryan, Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

Votes: 1,763

19. Project Runway (2004– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Heidi Klum hosts a reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges' panel.

Stars: Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors

Votes: 8,597

20. QI (2003– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.

Stars: Alan Davies, Stephen Fry, Bill Bailey, Phill Jupitus

Votes: 24,411

21. The Apprentice (2004– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.3
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A reality-tv based show in which contestants compete for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump.

Stars: Donald J. Trump, Ivanka Trump, George Ross, Robin Himmler

Votes: 6,712

22. Ultimate Beastmaster (2017– )

55 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Eighteen competitors run an obstacle course known as "The Beast", where nine of them will be crowned "Beastmaster", and will compete against each other to be crowned Ultimate Beastmaster.

Stars: Rafinha Bastos, Anderson Silva, Terry Crews, Charissa Thompson

Votes: 722

23. Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991–1996)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

7.8
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Contestants pursue the international thief as junior detectives who must answer questions about geography.

Stars: Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella, Sean Altman

Votes: 1,227

24. All Round to Mrs. Brown's (2017– )

Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

6.7
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Add a Plot

Stars: Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Dermot O'Neill, Paddy Houlihan

Votes: 96

25. Fear Factor (I) (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

5.6
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In each pulse-racing "Fear Factor" episode, contestants (sometimes solo, often paired with spouses, siblings or best friends) recruited from across the nation must decide if they have the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Rogan, Meghan Allen, Meg Daleske, Monica Gonzales

Votes: 5,301

26. American Gladiators (1989–1997)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Game-Show, Sport

6.6
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The teams compete in such events as Power Ball, Assault, The Wall and Hang Tough. The Eliminator round decides the winner of the tournament.

Stars: Mike Adamle, Jim Starr, Raye Hollitt, Larry Thompson

Votes: 1,618

27. The Bachelor (2002– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

3.0
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A single bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find his true love.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe, Becca Tilley

Votes: 4,698

28. America's Got Talent (2006– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

5.6
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A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.

Stars: Nick Cannon, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan

Votes: 7,215

29. The Price Is Right (1972– )

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Game-Show

7.7
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Contestants compete for prizes and cash, including cars and vacations, in games that test their knowledge of consumer goods pricing.

Stars: Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, Dian Parkinson, Holly Hallstrom

Votes: 2,534

30. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.3
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Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.

Stars: Julie Chen, Phil Proctor, George Boswell, Clayton Halsey

Votes: 8,174

31. Brain Games (2011– )

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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An examination of the nature of human perception and how it can be fooled.

Stars: Jason Silva, Bert Thomas Morris, Apollo Robbins, Eric Leclerc

Votes: 2,044

32. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )

60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.8
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Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Lythgoe, Mark Thompson, Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,210

33. Top Chef (2006– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.6
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A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.

Stars: Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Richard Blais

Votes: 4,663

34. The Bachelorette (2003– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

3.1
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A single bachelorette dates multiple men over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find her true love.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Nick Viall, Ashley Hebert, Ali Fedotowsky

Votes: 3,616

35. American Idol (2002–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

4.2
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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Mark Thompson, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell

Votes: 19,744

36. Hollywood Game Night (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Game-Show

7.5
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Features two contestants, each with a team of celebrity guests, competing in pop culture party games for a chance to win $25,000.

Stars: Jane Lynch, Tim Neff, Nelson M. Walker, Alexandria Sounis

Votes: 1,269

37. Mock the Week (2005– )

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show

7.9
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A comedic look at current events.

Stars: Dara O'Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle

Votes: 5,918

38. American Ninja Warrior (2009– )

TV-PG | 40 min | Action, Game-Show, Sport

6.9
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Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next American Ninja champion.

Stars: Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, Jenn Brown, Angela Sun

Votes: 2,013

39. WWE NXT (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.5
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Wrestlers will portray heroes or villains as they follow a series of events that build tension and culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches.

Stars: Darren Matthews, Matt Polinsky, Danilo Anfibio, Matthew Kaye

Votes: 991

40. MythBusters: The Search (2017– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

4.4
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A reality competition show that aims to find the next stars to continue the popular MythBusters (2003) series.

Stars: Kyle Hill, Robert Lee, Brian Louden, Martin Pepper

Votes: 175

41. Wheel of Fortune (1983– )

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

6.8
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Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase.

Stars: Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Charlie O'Donnell, Jim Thornton

Votes: 1,793

42. The Biggest Loser (2004– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.5
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The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, familiar to dieters the world over, is that "whomever loses the most...wins." Losing weight will be difficult, though, as the 12 contestants (six male ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Harper, Alison Sweeney, Jillian Michaels, Dolvett Quince

Votes: 4,748

43. Talk Show the Game Show (2017– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Game-Show

3.9
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Comedian Guy Branum (The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately) brings his distinct point of view to truTV with Talk Show the Game Show, a hilarious mashup of two beloved television formats that ... See full summary »

Stars: Guy Branum, Dan Bucatinsky, Tiffany Haddish, John Salley

Votes: 33

44. Wipeout (2008–2014)

42 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.6
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Contestants make their way through a giant obstacle course to win a cash prize.

Stars: John Henson, John Anderson, Jill Wagner, Faith Stowers

Votes: 6,466

45. The Chase (2013– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show

7.6
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You can run, but you cannot hide, The Beast is always coming after you. In THE CHASE, a team of three contestants attempts to amass as much money as possible by answering quick-fire ... See full summary »

Stars: Brooke Burns, Mark Labbett, Shawn Parr, Cory Anotado

Votes: 376

46. Robot Wars (1998–2017)

45 min | Action, Game-Show

7.4
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Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal.

Stars: Jonathan Pearce, Craig Charles, Noel Sharkey, Dara O'Briain

Votes: 722

47. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

6.7
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Kenny Williams, Peter Marshall, Cliff Arquette, Wally Cox

Votes: 585

48. Would I Lie to You? (2007– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.0
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Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.

Stars: David Mitchell, Lee Mack, Rob Brydon, Paul Ridley

Votes: 3,758

49. American Gladiators (2008– )

Action, Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.7
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Remake of the syndicated TV 1989's American Gladiators. Contestants face the Gladiators in games for cash and prizes. Hosted by Hulk Hogan and Laila Ali.

Stars: Hulk Hogan, Laila Ali, Alex Castro, Al Kaplon

Votes: 1,401

50. Ca$h Cab (2005– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Contestants unknowingly climb into a cab and try to win money by answering questions correctly on the way to their desired location.

Stars: Ben Bailey, Alejandra, Jennifer Cody, Sarah DiMuro

Votes: 1,864