15 New Reality Shows to Watch in 2019

Madison Breaux | Jan 18, 2019 TV
15 New Reality Shows to Watch in 2019

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There's very little on television that can stand the test of time quite like reality TV shows. No matter what happened in the world, people love to watch other real people on television. Sure, we enjoy watching scripted and fiction shows, but there's just something extremely addictive about sitting down to binge candid programs. Now, it's hard to be sure if these shows are actually unscripted, but they're fun to watch all the same. For decades, there have been a number of successful reality TV shows, covering a wide range of topics. From teen dance shows to the classic dating dramas, there's a reality show for just about anyone out there who enjoys watching some TV.

Even though it's hard to get tired of the classic reality TV shows that are airing right now, we're happy to announce that there are so many new programs airing this year -- and we aren't just talking about the classic reality topics. Oh no. Everything from new crime reality shows to food truck tours are being tackled this year. And unsurprisingly, Netflix is getting into the reality show game. This year will provide us with a lot of new reality material for us to obsess over, and honestly, we can't wait to watch all of these series premieres.

(At the same time, we can't forget about some of our favorites that already have a couple of seasons under their belts.)

New or old, we are here for any new reality material we can get our hands on. So, as if we didn't all watch enough television already, here are 15 must-see reality shows that are coming this year. Now the trick is to find the time during the week to watch all of these!

  • 'Made In Staten Island'


    Premiered: January 14

    MTV's Made In Staten Island follows rebellious youth, and it's already caused quite the controversy on social media ... like any good MTV show will.

  • 'Temptation Island'

    Temptation Island

    Premiered: January 15

    In this reboot of the classic 2001 series, couples travel to a remote island where they have to decide to give commitment a try or to walk away.

  • 'In Pursuit With John Walsh'


    Premiered: January 16

    Crime investigator John Walsh is at it again with this latest show about tracking down his own personal most-wanted list. Criminals have no chance with John is involved.

  • 'Backyard Envy'


    Premiered: January 17

    Manscapers, an exclusive exterior design and landscaping firm based in New York City, now has a show where they go around revamp outdoor spaces around Manhattan and its suburbs.

  • 'Love & Marriage: Huntsville'


    Expected Premiere Date: January 19

    Oprah's network is bringing us three African American couples living in Alabama that are trying to grow their real estate company. These couples are lifelong friends, but the business might be getting in the way of their pleasant past.

  • 'The Mark of a Killer'


    Expected Premiere Date: January 20

    The Mark of a Killer goes in depth into the minds and the practices of serial killers. This one isn't for the faint of heart.

  • 'Dating #NoFilter'


    Expected Premiere Date: January 21

    This new series is coming to us soon and is about to change the rules of all dating shows. Dating #NoFilter is setting people up on blind dates, and it's going to be a must-see.

  • 'Many Sides of Jane'


    Expected Premiere Date: January 22

    This TV mini-series follows around a woman with dissociative identity disorder as she balances being a mom, going to school, and coping with her illness.

  • 'Knight Fight'

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    Expected Premiere Date: January 23

    We never thought we'd see knight fighting come back in 2019, but here we go. The History Channel is rounding up people to participate in this medieval activity, and things are bound to get exciting.

  • 'I Lived With a Killer'

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    Expected Premiere Date: January 25

    This show tells the stories of people whose family members turned out to be less than nice, shall we say. It investigates everything from the Orlando shooter's ex-wife, to the Iceman's daughters.

  • 'The World's Best'


    Expected Premiere Date: February 3

    This global talent competition is going to feature contestants doing all sorts of things -- from any area of expertise imaginable. And it's going to feature a number of celebs, so it's definitely one we don't want to miss.

  • 'My Great Big Live Wedding With David Tutera'


    Expected Premiere Date: February 5

    There's nothing we love more than shows centered around weddings. This Lifetime eight-part series is going to follow wedding planner David Tutera as he plans the dream ceremonies for different couples.

  • 'Mental Samurai'


    Expected Premiere Date: February 26

    Rob Lowe is hosting this battle of the minds where contestants are quizzed rapidly on a course. It's from the producers of American Ninja Warrior, so we know it's going to be good.

  • 'Wife Swap'


    Expected Premiere Date: February 28

    Yes, Wife Swap is coming back! This time, they are hitting the neighborhoods of Metro Atlanta to find willing families to swap their wives and moms.

  • 'Million Dollar Mile'


    Expected Premiere Date: March 27

    Elite athletes are going to have the chance to win $1 million just by running on the million-dollar course.

    Seems simple enough, right?

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