• Everyone likes a good reality TV show
  • American television has many to offer
  • See our Top 10 reality shows in the video!

We owe much of the success of today's reality television to two men: Charlie Parsons and Mark Burnett. Back in 1994, Parsons' idea for a reality TV show wasn't picked up anywhere except in Sweden.

These Are Our Favorite US Reality TV Shows

The program was a success and Burnett reworked the concept a little bit for US TV. Burnett's version of the show, where contestants are competing against each other in a castaway-type environment, premiered in 2000 and the rest is history...

The Top 10 American Reality TV Shows

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To find out what show we are talking about and to hear about nine other successful reality TV shows, please watch the video above.