While many subscribers know Netflix as the home for awesome original content like House of Cards and Stranger Things, some may not realize that there is also a slew of beloved reality TV shows currently available for viewing on the streaming service.
In the event that you find yourself wanting to dig into a gripping reality series on your next Netflix binge, be sure to take a look through some of the best reality shows here.
"Artists test their creativity and body painting skills as they face off in a series of elaborate challenges, vying for a grand prize of $100,000."
The series stars Rebecca Romjin, RuPaul, Robin Slonina, and Craig Tracy.
Host Rebecca Romjin, who famously donned blue bodypaint in the X-Men movies as Mystique, gushed about the chance to work on the show during an interview last year.
"The artistry is just unbelievable," she said while talking to Fox News. "When I give them challenges, their main challenge has to be done in four or five hours, and these painters are doing head-to-toe, 360-degree designs."
There are currently three seasons of Skin Wars available for streaming on Netflix. Check out more of the best reality shows streaming on Netflix below.
'Top Gear' And 'The Super'
The high-octane series has been the most-watched reality series in the world since the mid-2000's, according to Netflix. While the production on the show has had a history of discord, Top Gear was still one of the most popular programs on television in its early years.
The original synopsis for the show reads: "Jeremy Clarkson and his crew of car lovers test the limits of luxury vehicles in this hit show that also features celebrities racing on a test track."
The show originally starred Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, Ben Collins, Sabine Schmitz. Host Chris Evans replaced Clarkson after he departed in 2014, and now Evans is no longer with the series. Also attached as one of the current hosts is Friends alum Matt LeBlanc.
Currently, five seasons of Top Gear are available for streaming on Netflix.
"Dave Paladino heads a property management group overseeing multiple buildings, where dealing with good tenants and bad takes a level-headed approach."
The series stars Dave Paladino, who is tasked with wild jobs like finding loose pythons and going on ghost hunting excursions. He is in charge of 1,700 units in Omaha, Nebraska and his adventures will give you a new appreciation for your superintendent. There are currently two seasons available for streaming of The Super on Netflix.prevnext
'Parts Unknown' And 'An Idiot Abroad'
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"This CNN original series has chef Anthony Bourdain traveling to extraordinary locations around the globe to sample a variety of local cuisines."
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown has won four Emmys, including three for Outstanding Informational Series or Special. While Bourdain's other shows, The Layover and No Reservations, primarily focused on food and drink alone; Parts Unknown delves deeper into the local culture. There are currently 8 seasons of the reality series available for streaming on Netflix.
An Idiot Abroad
"In a twist on the travelogue genre, comedian Ricky Gervais sends his 'idiot' friend Karl Pilkington to a series of exotic locales around the world."
The show stars Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, and Stephen Merchant. The British series was created by Ricky Gervais. Currently, Netflix is streaming three seasons of An Idiot Abroad.prevnext
'Undercover Boss' And 'MeatEater'
"In this reality series, brave bosses take low-level positions in their own companies to anonymously explore how their businesses are running."
The show was created by Stephen Lambert and stars Mark Keller. Undercover Boss won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program in both 2012 and 2013. There are currently five seasons of Undercover Boss available for streaming on Netflix.
"Steven Rinella scrounges in some of America's wildest terrains in this unscripted series showing him on the hunt for wild animals from ducks to deer."0comments
The series stars Steven Rinella and originally airs on the Sportsman Channel. In the show, Rinella eats anything that he can kill. For all the hunters out there, this might be a show for you. For all the non-meat-eaters, you may want to skip this one.
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