8 Reality TV Shows You Have To Binge Watch This Summer
The arrival of summer means that the day gets brighter and longer, leaving us with more free time on our hands. If you don’t want to partake in outdoor activities, and prefer a more leisurely approach, TV’s most unpredictable genre has got you covered with an array of exciting reality shows. Whether you’re into action, romance, or some good ol’ drama, one thing’s for sure—be prepared to be entertained for hours or days on end. Get your popcorn ready, because here are 8 reality TV shows that you would love to binge watch.
Love Island Australia
Based off a popular British series, Love Island Australia airs for the first time ever, featuring a cast of hot young singles living in a villa in Mallorca, Spain with absolutely no contact from the outside world. To stay in the villa, Islanders must couple up with a fellow Islander and last till the end of the season where they will have a shot at becoming the overall winning couple and receive a $100,000 prize. Expect lots of recoupling as well as new singles who enter the villa each week, to stir the pot.
After a gut-wrenching ending to Becca Kuffrin and Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s romance that left the entire Bachelor Nation speechless, America’s sweetheart and fan favourite, Becca is back for a second chance at love. Expect a series of hot sweltering romance, laughter, tears and on-going drama as 25 eligible men compete to win Becca’s heart, in the hopes of becoming her future husband. Who will receive Becca’s final rose and who will go home heartbroken?
America’s Got Talent
After a record-breaking Season 12, judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel are back to search for the most talented yet undiscovered performers in the world. This season, Simon Cowell has stated that it will feature “one of the biggest weirdos in [his] life”. Nevertheless, prepare to be dazzled by crazy stunts, mind-blowing magic tricks, incredible singers, dancers, comedians contortionists, ventriloquists and other hopeful stars of all ages as they compete to win the grand prize of $1 Million and a 10-week headline show in Las Vegas.
MasterChef returns for another season, showcasing the best home cooks from all over America as they compete for the MasterChef title and the grand prize of $250,000. However, this season comes with a twist. Unlike anything we’ve seen before, the judges, acclaimed chefs, Gordon Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich will do battle and hand out 8 white aprons to their favourite home cooks whom they will mentor throughout the competition.
So You Think You Can Dance
Put on your dancing shoes and groove along with highly skilled dancers as they present to you showstopping performances of various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. Each week, contestants will work with world-renowned choreographers, perform LIVE and compete for the public’s votes until a winner is crowned on the season finale.
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings
What better way to celebrate the joyous union of a happy couple than at the happiest place on earth itself? Hosted by Allison Holker and Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings takes you behind the scenes for an exclusive look at organising the most spectacular weddings and engagements at Disney landmarks around the world.
The summertime favourite TV series, Big Brother, returns for its 12th season. Hosted by Julie Chen, Big Brother conducts the biggest social experiment of all, as complete strangers live together in a house filled with surveillance cameras watching their every move. A game filled with strategy, deceit and power, houseguests compete in weekly competitions for the Power of Veto, vote off one another and ultimately, vie for the $500,000 prize.
TKO: Total Knock Out
A brand new reality competition is coming your way this summer. Hosted by the hilarious Kevin Hart, TKO: The Total Knock Out features people from all walks of life racing through daunting obstacles while four other contestants operate battle stations and fire projectiles in an attempt to knock or slow contestants down. It’s a physical and comedic “us versus them” scenario, with the top two players advancing to the final showdown to face off for a cash prize.