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


1. 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, Lillian Morris, Jon Dalton, Rob Mariano

Votes: 18,898

2. 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: 16,213

3. 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: 4,769

4. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

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

8.3
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

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

Votes: 7,438

5. 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: 34,331

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

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

4.8
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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: 8,607

7. 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: 15,835

8. 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, Sandi Toksvig

Votes: 25,553

9. 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: 10,318

10. 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,' relatives of these members, and past members from other shows 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: 1,541

11. 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: 5,639

12. 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: 4,210

13. 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: 1,242

14. 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: 1,074

15. 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: 19,922

16. Armchair Detectives (2017– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Game-Show

6.9
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Three amateur sleuths try to solve a fictional murder case after watching events unfold, meeting the suspects and uncovering the clues. Hosted by Susan Calman.

Stars: Susan Calman, Stephen Billington, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Sarah Baxendale

Votes: 38

17. 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: 8,928

18. 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: Craig Revel Horwood, Alan Dedicoat, Bruno Tonioli, Tess Daly

Votes: 961

19. 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: 4,859

20. 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: 2,024

21. 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: 1,749

22. 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, Amy Gunther, Bill Lewis

Votes: 349

23. 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: 2,682

24. 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: 5,340

25. 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, Kendra Todd, Tana Goertz, Ivanka Trump

Votes: 6,876

26. 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, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,289

27. 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: 929

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: 8,545

29. 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: 4,788

30. 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: 9,444

31. 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: 6,115

32. WWE NXT (2010– )

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

7.6
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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, Drake Wuertz, Matt Polinsky, Danilo Anfibio

Votes: 1,099

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

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

7.2
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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: 1,506

34. Ultimate Beastmaster (2017– )

55 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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108 competitors, 18 from six different countries, run an obstacle course, where nine will be crowned Beastmaster and compete against each other to be crowned Ultimate Beastmaster.

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

Votes: 966

35. The Joker's Wild (2017– )

30 min | Game-Show

3.9
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Snoop Dogg, who counted The Joker's Wild as his favorite game show growing up, will host TBS's new version, which is set in his casino, complete with a gigantic slot machine, as well as ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Osbourne, Regis Philbin, Wiz Khalifa, Karlie Kloss

Votes: 90

36. To Tell the Truth (1956–2016)

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

7.4
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Classic game show in which a person of some notoriety and two impostors try to match wits with a panel of four celebrities. The object of the game is to try to fool the celebrities into ... See full summary »

Stars: Bud Collyer, Kitty Carlisle, Tom Poston, Peggy Cass

Votes: 312

37. 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: 1,957

38. 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: 447

39. The Wall (2016– )

42 min | Game-Show

6.1
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The Wall is 4 stories high and "can change lives". The game is played by two people together. The first portion of the game is Freefall. Contestants must answer questions before balls ... See full summary »

Star: Chris Hardwick

Votes: 247

40. MythBusters: The Search (2017– )

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

4.2
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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: 258

41. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)

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

6.8
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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: 651

42. 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: 2,082

43. 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: 2,088

44. Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003– )

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

8.8
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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: 2,173

45. 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: 7,688

46. 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: 1,167

47. To Tell the Truth (I) (2016– )

60 min | Game-Show

6.2
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Three contestants claim to be a person with an unusual distinction or occupation; one is telling the truth, and the other two are impostors. Four panelists ask them questions in hopes of identifying which contestant is telling the truth.

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Doris Bowman, Jalen Rose, Betty White

Votes: 177

48. Deal or No Deal (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 120 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.0
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26 sums of money, 26 suitcases and one question: Deal or no deal

Stars: Howie Mandel, Sara Bronson, Lindsay Clubine, Tameka Jacobs

Votes: 3,233

49. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,064

50. Robot Wars (1998–2018)

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, Noel Sharkey, Craig Charles, Dara O'Briain

Votes: 805