The universal success of Survivor and Big Brother started the Competition-Based style of Reality TV show in the late 1990s. This genre in television has developed into an industry ripe with global franchises. Local versions of Survivor, Big Brother and other competition style reality TV shows now run constantly in dozens of countries.
Reality television as a whole has become a fixture of television programming and it seems like every show out there has some kind of competition in their format. If you’ve ever wondered how all of these shows stack up against one another, we’ve included an ordered list of the Top 25 Reality TV Show Competitions from Ranker based on popular vote. How do your favorite shows rank?