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The juiciest and best reality TV shows in fall 2022: 'Survivor,' 'Dancing with the Stars' and more

Jeff Probst hosts Survivor 43
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Fall is finally here, which means new seasons of your favorite reality TV shows are here, too. Whether you're looking for drama, romance or a good old fashioned competition for a million dollars, there's no shortage of juicy reality shows to tune into this season. Here's your must-watch reality TV list for fall 2022.

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The best reality shows in fall 2022

"Dancing with the Stars," "Survivor," "Bachelor in Paradise" and more great reality shows are coming back this fall. Here are some fall reality TV highlights.


Survivor 43
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Emmy Award-winning reality TV series "Survivor" is back with an all new, diverse and engaging cast. Divided into three tribes, the remaining castaways must form social bonds, compete in physical and mental challenges, and survive the elements while stranded on a beach in Fiji if they want to win the $1 million grand prize and title of "Sole Survivor." Jeff Probst hosts.

"Survivor" Season 43, now streaming on Paramount+

'Dancing with the Stars'

dancing with the stars new season
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TikTok personality Charli D'Amelio, actress Selma Blair, comedian and "Let's Make a Deal" host Wayne Brady, "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Shangela and more big names are set to hit the dance floor for Season 31 of "Dancing with the Stars." 

The new season of this hit competition dance show premiered Sept. 19, exclusively on Disney+. New episodes of "Dancing with the Stars" stream weekly on the platform. 

"Dancing with the Stars" Season 31, now streaming on Disney+

'The Voice'

The Voice - Season 22
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Season 22 of "The Voice" returned in September with Camila Cabello stepping into a spinning coaching chair alongside John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. This season is the first to feature both Shelton and Stefani since the pair tied the knot back in 2021. 

"The Voice," Season 22, now streaming on Peacock

'The Masked Singer'

the masked singer

"The Masked Singer," hosted by Nick Cannon and judged by Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke, is a singing competition that pits costumed celebrities against each other. Try to guess the singers' identities before the judges do when Season 8 of "The Masked Singer" airs Wednesdays on Fox, and is available to stream the following day on Hulu.

"The Masked Singer" Seasons 1-7, now streaming on Hulu 

'The Amazing Race'

Amazing Race'

In "The Amazing Race," 11 teams of two race across the globe and compete in themed mental and physical challenges for a $1 million prize. This season, there are no non-elimination legs, increasing the stakes for every episode. Teams include "Big Brother 23" houseguests Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss.

Season 34 of this Emmy award-winning series is currently airing on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.

"The Amazing Race," Season 34, now streaming on Paramount+

'Hell's Kitchen' (September 29)

Hell's kitchen

In the long-running "Hell's Kitchen," 18 aspiring chefs brave Gordon Ramsay's explosive criticism while competing to become head chef at a restaurant of Ramsay's choosing. The new season of "Hell's Kitchen" premiered Sept. 29 on Fox. 

In the meantime, you can stream past seasons of "Hell's Kitchen" on Peacock or Hulu, or catch free episodes airing 24/7 on Pluto TV's "Hell's Kitchen" channel.

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"Hell's Kitchen" Seasons 1-18, now streaming on Peacock

"Hell's Kitchen" Seasons 10-20, now streaming on Hulu 

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'Bachelor in Paradise'

Bachelor in Paradise 2021

This tropical-flavored spin-off of "The Bachelor" brings together former competitors at a paradise-like resort in Mexico. This show brings all the romance, drama, and cinematic montages usually associated with the "Bachelor" brand, with an added twist: Every contestant has the power to decide who stays and who goes.

The newest season of "Bachelor in Paradise" airs Tuesdays on ABC, and is available to stream the following day on Hulu. 

"Bachelor in Paradise," now streaming on Hulu

'The Kardashians' (Season 2)

'The Kardashians' (Season 2, September 22)

Reality TV's favorite family is back for Season 2 of their streaming-exclusive show. With Kris, Kim, Kourtney and Khloé at the executive-producing helm, "The Kardashians" provides an intimate look into the Kardashian-Jenner clan's lives. 

The new season will cover Kourtney and Travis' wedding, Kim's Variety interview controversy, new additions to the family and much more. "The Kardashians" second season premiered Sept. 22 on Hulu. 

"The Kardashians" Season 2, now streaming on Hulu

'Ink Master' 

Ink Master
Paramount Network

Tattoo artists from across the country compete in technical and creative challenges for a $250,000 cash prize and an editorial feature in Inked Magazine. This season, competitors from years past return to the show to compete for the title of "Ink Master."

This unique reality competition series is back this fall for Season 14, but you won't see it on cable -- it's now exclusively on Paramount+.

"Ink Master," now streaming on Paramount+

Other great shows to stream 

Still searching for the right show or movie to stream this weekend? Be sure to check out our guides on everything new coming to Paramount+, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video and more. Plus, we've got family-friendly TV show and movie suggestions, recommendations for the best Hulu originals and Showtime shows worth watching

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