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


1. 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: 8,543

2. Survivor (2000– )

TV-PG | 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: 18,772

3. 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: 8,837

4. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

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

8.2
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

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

Votes: 7,183

5. The Voice (2011– )

TV-PG | 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: 10,254

6. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)

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: 34,004

7. The Challenge (1998– )

TV-14 | 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: 1,511

8. 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 cooking challenges and dinner services at his restaurant in Hollywood, "Hell's Kitchen", to determine which one ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 15,720

9. Halloween Wars (2011– )

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

7.9
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In this four-episode competition series, five teams are comprised of candy makers, pumpkin carvers, and cake decorators. While working together to create the ultimate Halloween themed ... See full summary »

Stars: Shinmin Li, Justin Willman, Jonathan Bennett, Brian Kinney

Votes: 208

10. 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: 16,165

11. 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. Sandi Toksvig 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: 25,303

12. 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 could compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

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

Votes: 1,223

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

TV-PG | 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, Cat Deeley, Mark Thompson, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,424

14. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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: 12,235

15. Strictly Come Dancing (2004– )

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

5.9
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A dance competition where celebrities compete to be crowned the winner. Who is kicked out of the competition each week is decided by the judges scores and viewer votes.

Stars: Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood, Alan Dedicoat, Len Goodman

Votes: 928

16. 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: 4,735

17. Forged in Fire (2015– )

42 min | Game-Show

8.3
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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: 1,001

18. The Gong Show (2017– )

60 min | Game-Show

7.1
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An updated version of the 1970s game show that allowed people with all different types of "talent" compete before a panel of celebrity judges.

Stars: Mike Myers, Will Arnett, Bill Lewis, Amy Gunther

Votes: 332

19. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013– )

22 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.4
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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: 5,516

20. Face Off (2011– )

TV-PG | 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: 5,300

21. 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, Ed Byrne

Votes: 6,172

22. American Idol (2002– )

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: 19,895

23. Worst Cooks in America (2010– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.4
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Some of the worst cooks in the country will compete in an elimination series. The last two standing have the chance to cook for culinary critics and win a cash prize.

Stars: Anne Burrell, Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence

Votes: 664

24. 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: 4,831

25. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (2012– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.1
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An edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).

Stars: Jimmy Carr, Susie Dent, Rachel Riley, John Pohlhammer

Votes: 2,223

26. The Apprentice (2004– )

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

5.2
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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: 6,846

27. Gladiators (1992–2000)

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

6.6
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Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.

Stars: Ulrika Jonsson, John Anderson, John Sachs, Kim Betts

Votes: 589

28. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

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

5.4
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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: 8,510

29. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show

8.1
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A one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary duo Penn & Teller. On each of the nine episodes, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to ... See full summary »

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Alyson Hannigan, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 2,034

30. Project Runway All Stars (2012– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.0
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Past designers come back to compete for another chance to be the winner of Project Runway.

Stars: Georgina Chapman, Isaac Mizrahi, Zanna Roberts Rassi, Alyssa Milano

Votes: 1,150

31. America's Got Talent (2006– )

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

5.7
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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: 7,672

32. 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: 1,712

33. Beat Shazam (2017– )

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

7.0
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Teams of two race to identify songs by sound in hopes of winning a cash prize.

Stars: Jamie Foxx, October Gonzalez, DJ Irie, Christina

Votes: 228

34. 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: 1,923

35. Masterchef (II) (2010– )

42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

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

Votes: 6,039

36. The Apprentice (2005– )

59 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.4
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20 young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, and must survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.

Stars: Alan Sugar, Mark Halliley, Nick Hewer, Karren Brady

Votes: 2,024

37. A League of Their Own (2010– )

45 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Sport

8.0
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Sports-based comedy panel game hosted by Gavin and Stacey star James Corden and features Andrew Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp as team captains and John Bishop and Georgie Thompson were ... See full summary »

Stars: James Corden, Andrew Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp, Jack Whitehall

Votes: 895

38. 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: 2,643

39. 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: 4,103

40. BattleBots (2015– )

Game-Show

7.9
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BattleBots is a robot combat competition that takes place in an elimination style tournament. Designers build, operate and battle their destructive robots until a champion is crowned.

Stars: Alison Haislip, Faruq Tauheed, Jessica Chobot, Fon Davis

Votes: 561

41. 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, Drake Wuertz, Danilo Anfibio

Votes: 1,075

42. The Crystal Maze (1990–2017)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.

Stars: Richard O'Brien, Edward Tudor-Pole, Sandra Caron, Richard Ayoade

Votes: 1,269

43. Movie Trivia Schmoedown (2014– )

Game-Show

9.7
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Movie Trivia Schmoedown is your weekly UFC style Movie Trivia Competition where industry professionals from around the Galaxy battle head to head in the ultimate test of movie knowledge. ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristian Harloff, Josh Macuga, Mark Ellis, Ken Napzok

Votes: 411

44. Jeopardy! (1984– )

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

8.2
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A returning champion and two challengers test their buzzer skills and their knowledge in a wide range of academic and popular categories.

Stars: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jimmy McGuire, Sarah Whitcomb Foss

Votes: 4,553

45. Last Comic Standing (2003– )

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

6.2
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The comics from season one face off against the comics from season two.

Stars: Jay Mohr, Joe Rogan, Bill Bellamy, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 1,375

46. The Joker's Wild (2017– )

Game-Show | Post-production

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Star: Snoop Dogg

47. Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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A silly Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud.

Stars: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Votes: 2,135

48. Wipeout (2008–2014)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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, Vanessa Lachey

Votes: 6,592

49. 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: 1,888

50. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )

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

8.0
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Two best friends, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, face each other in various competitions. At the end of each episode, the loser gets humiliated.

Stars: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice, Sebastian Cluer, Tzafi Hotz

Votes: 8,179