Lamest TV shows EVER!

by onefuncapt-5-639863 | created - 09 Apr 2011 | updated - 15 Nov 2014 | Public

Most of these are pretty current, and if you notice, are mostly so-called reality shows and game shows. I look forward to your suggestions. Not a ranking, except for Jersey Shore

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1. Jersey Shore (2009–2012)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Reality-TV

A reality-based look at the vapid lives of several New Jersey 20-somethings and their respective friends and/or hook-ups.

Stars: Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola, Nicole Polizzi, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jenni Farley

Votes: 22,372

and all the spin-offs to come!

2. Sarah Palin's Alaska (2010– )

45 min | Family, Reality-TV

Welcome to the world of SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA. Get an inside look at the famous Alaskan native and watch as Sarah goes salmon fishing with daughter Piper, hunts for gold with her brother ... See full summary »

Stars: Sarah Palin, Todd Palin, Piper Palin, Willow Palin

Votes: 652

And you can see Russia from her house!

3. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman

Votes: 9,060

any year...who decided these people were stars? I rest my case for this latest year., How in hell is Chaz Buono a "star"? Or Robert Kardashian?

4. Skating with the Stars (2010)


Six celebrities will take to the ice with their professional partners, with couples performing high-paced ice dancing moves and dazzling figure skating routines. Couples will need to be ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Button, Johnny Weir, Laurieann Gibson, Rebecca Budig

Votes: 74

Once again...who decided these people are stars?!

5. Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (I) (2007–2015)

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show

A quiz show that features adult contestants and questions directly from the textbooks of first through fifth graders.

Stars: Jeff Foxworthy, Danielle Soibelman, Madison Leisle, Lauren Perez

Votes: 2,254

6. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 27,520

7. My Mother the Car (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile.

Stars: Jerry Van Dyke, Maggie Pierce, Ann Sothern, Cindy Eilbacher

Votes: 541

8. The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV

Another installment of Bravo's "The Real Housewives" reality show. In this series, they focus on housewives living in New Jersey.

Stars: Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Jacqueline Laurita, Joe Giudice

Votes: 2,917

Add Atlanta, New York, Orange County, Beverly Hills. Pretty soon there will be "Real Housewives of Afghanistan"

9. ALF (1986–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with the Tanner family after crashing into their garage.

Stars: Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, Paul Fusco, Max Wright, Anne Schedeen

Votes: 29,360

10. Growing Up Gotti (2004–2005)

30 min | Reality-TV

Camera crews record the everyday experiences of Victoria Gotti and her three sons.

Stars: Carmine Agnello Jr., Frank Agnello, John Agnello, Victoria Gotti

Votes: 524

11. Growing Up Twisted (2010– )

30 min | Documentary, Biography, Reality-TV

Follows the everyday life of Dee Snider (former frontman of Twisted Sister) and his wife Suzette as they face off with their kids.

Stars: Tony Galtieri, William Kucmierowski, Cheyenne Snider, Jesse Blaze Snider

Votes: 92

12. The Osbournes (2002–2005)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

A look at the home and family life of Ozzy Osbourne.

Stars: Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne

Votes: 3,248

13. Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (2006– )


A look at the family life of rock star and Kiss front man, Gene Simmons.

Stars: Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons, Sophie Simmons, Gene Simmons

Votes: 1,933

14. Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008– )

60 min | Drama, Reality-TV

Eight celebrities check into rehab under Dr. Drew for 21 days.

Stars: Drew Pinsky, Shelly Sprague, Bob Forrest, William Smith

Votes: 1,342

Most of these so called "celebrities" you will find on the $1 rack on VHS..not even good enough for DVD's. They need the cash...pitiful

15. Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (2006– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV

Eleven hopefuls create their own superhero alter ego in a competition judged by comic book maestro Stan Lee; the winner will be immortalized in a new comic book to be created by Stan Lee himself and released by Dark Horse Comics.

Stars: Stan Lee, Richard Malmos, Jarrett Crippen, John Stork

Votes: 969

16. Farmer Wants a Wife (2008– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

10 female contestants -- all of them tired of city life -- vie for the attention of a bachelor farmer who is looking to settle down with the right woman. But in order to win, these women will have to prove that they are farm-ready.

Stars: Matt Neustadt, Christa Ackerman, Kanisha Johnson, Amanda Tudesco

Votes: 168

17. Average Joe (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

A beautiful lady has to choose a guy from a group of "average" guys.

Stars: Jason Peoples, Adam Mesh, Melana Scantlin, Anna Chudoba

Votes: 206

18. Joe Millionaire (2003)

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

A 28-year old heavy equipment operator courts twenty prospective mates under the guise that he has inherited nearly $50 million.

Stars: Evan Marriott, Paul Hogan, Zora Andrich, Sarah Kozer

Votes: 381

19. Supermarket Sweep (1965–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

Contestants race around a supermarket, collecting as high a dollar value in groceries as they can in their shopping cart within a specified time limit.

Stars: Bill Malone, Wally King, Richard Hayes, Johnny Olson

Votes: 26

20. The Simple Life (2003–2007)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

Paris and Nicole accept various internships along the east coast. Hilarity ensues as the girls leave their limos behind, and travel by Greyhound Bus.

Stars: Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, James DuMont, David Richards

Votes: 5,053

21. Paris Hilton's My New BFF (2008– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV

Potentials member of the public are lined up to become Paris Hilton's new BFF.

Stars: Paris Hilton, Brittany Flickinger, Kayley Gable, Onch

Votes: 1,468

22. Tommy Lee Goes to College (2005– )

30 min | Reality-TV

Tommy Lee goes to Nebraska college for a few weeks. Takes classes and lives in the dorms with a room mate.

Stars: Matt Ellis, Tommy Lee, Natalie Riedmann, Tim Gay

Votes: 173

i want to know who gets paid to think of this drivel?!

23. Kourtney & Kim Take Miami (2009–2013)

60 min | Reality-TV

Two of the Kardashian sisters go to Miami Beach for the summer to open a branch of their clothing boutique and to socialize and party.

Stars: Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Scott Disick, Kim Kardashian West

Votes: 3,197

24. Kourtney & Kim Take New York (2011–2012)

Drama, Reality-TV

The Kardashian girls have opened a new Dash store in New York City. Kim and Kourtney move there to help make it a success.

Stars: Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick, Kris Humphries

Votes: 2,426

25. Jon & Kate Plus 8 (2007–2009)

30 min | Family, Reality-TV

Documentary-style reality show about a Pennsylvania husband, wife and each of their 8 extremely individualistic children.

Stars: Kate Gosselin, Aaden Gosselin, Joel Gosselin, Leah Gosselin

Votes: 3,453

They probably would still be together and happy if not for the TV show making them think they were stars

26. Hollywood Squares (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Shadoe Stevens, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Mull

Votes: 837

27. 19 Kids and Counting (2008–2015)

30 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

The lives of the Duggars, a Christian homeschooling family with 19 children, and how their family functions.

Stars: Michelle Duggar, Jackson Duggar, Jennifer Duggar, Jim Bob Duggar

Votes: 2,346

idiots... now pregnant with her 20th...the idiocracy continues

28. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.

Stars: Julie Chen Moonves, Phil Proctor, George Boswell, Clayton Halsey

Votes: 9,318

30. Sister Wives (2010– )

42 min | Reality-TV

Kody Brown, with his four wives Meri, Janelle, Robyn and Christine and their combined 17 children, attempt to navigate life as a "normal" family in a society that shuns their lifestyle. ... See full summary »

Stars: Meri Brown, Kody Brown, Christine Brown, Janelle Brown

Votes: 2,017

17 kids by 4 different women- what a role model!

31. Celebrity Big Brother (2001– )

50 min | Reality-TV

A version of the hit show Big Brother, in which a group of celebrities spend time in the famous house.

Stars: Marcus Bentley, Emma Willis, Calum Best, Coleen Nolan

Votes: 1,093

Again with the so-called celebrities

32. Celebrity Ghost Stories (2008– )


Celebrities talk about paranormal experiences that they've had.

Stars: A. Jones, Sara Gabrielle Paterno, Sherman Alpert, Tony Dadika

Votes: 758

The only name I recognized on the whole cast list was Gina Gershon.

33. The Apprentice (2004–2017)

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Contestants compete for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump.

Stars: Donald Trump, Kendra Todd, Tana Goertz, Ivanka Trump

Votes: 7,285

Mainly CELEBRITY (i.e. washed up nobodies) APPRENTICE

34. Celebrity Duets (2006– )

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

Professional singers team up with non-singing celebrities to perform duets in front of a live studio audience, a panel of judges and viewers who get to vote them off.

Stars: Wayne Brady, David Foster, Lucy Lawless, Little Richard

Votes: 132

35. Celebrity Sweepstakes (1974–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

Contestants win money by guessing which members of the celebrity panel answer questions correctly, with payoffs determined by odds set by the studio audience.

Stars: James MacKrell, Carol Wayne, Bill Armstrong, Dick Martin

Votes: 21

36. Celebrity Squares (I) (1975–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

British version of "Hollywood Squares" with nine celebrities of varying stature arranged in a grid and answering questions from host Bob Monkhouse to win prizes for one of two contestants. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Monkhouse, William Rushton, Arthur Mullard, John Inman

Votes: 43

37. Celebrity Fit Club (2005– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Eight overweight celebrities join fit club to lose weight.

Stars: Ant, Ian Smith, Harvey Walden IV, Toccara Jones

Votes: 343

Just check out the cast of chubbo "celebrities" who will embarrass themselves on TV for much needed cash!

38. Celebrity Eye Candy (2006– )

60 min | Comedy

A weekly series for the celebrity obsessed fans, giving a sarcastic spin on celebrity news, photos and footage.

Votes: 23

39. Celebrity Ready, Steady, Cook (1997– )

30 min | Game-Show

A spin off from the BBC series "Ready, Steady, Cook", instead of regular people bringing on food and cooking a meal in 20 minutes with celebrity chefs, it's celebrity guests as well.

Stars: Fern Britton, Ainsley Harriott, Paul Rankin, Antony Worrall Thompson

Votes: 34

Are you starting to see a pattern here??!!

40. I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

Ten celebrities are abandoned in the Australian outback with only minimal means of survival, in order to raise money for charity.

Stars: John Lehr, Caitlyn Jenner, Cris Judd, Melissa Rivers

Votes: 967

OK, 2 Baldwin brothers, neither one of them Alec. The wife of a disgraced Governor (Patti Blogo). Now that is what I call real celebrities!!! Ah, TV at it's finest

41. Shedding for the Wedding (2011)


10 overweight couples live together and battle during a three-month period for the wedding of their dreams. The couple that loses the least amount of combined weight at the end of each episode is sent home.

Stars: Jennifer Cohen, Nicky Holender, Andrew Kishino, Sara Rue

Votes: 35

42. The World According to Paris (2011– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Follows Paris Hilton and the people in her life through ups and downs, loves gained and lost, marriages, kids, divorce, and more. Behind the Hollywood glamour, red carpets, photo shoots, ... See full summary »

Stars: Paris Hilton, Brooke Mueller, Jennifer Rovero, Cy Waits

Votes: 544

Nothing but a spoiled brat

43. Pirate Master (2007– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Wannabe pirates compete in a high-seas adventure in search of a hidden treasure.

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Ben Fagan, Christa DeAngelo, Jay Hatkow

Votes: 360

44. Mob Wives (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

Chronicles the lives of four struggling "allegedly" associated women who have to pick up the pieces and carry on after their husbands or fathers do time for Mob-related activities.

Stars: Drita D'Avanzo, Renee Graziano, Carla Facciolo, Karen Gravano

Votes: 1,355

What's next? Celebrity Assassins Gone Wild on Spring Break?

45. Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003–2012)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Reality-TV

This series follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter "Dog" Chapman and his family chasing down actual fugitives in the Hawaiian Islands. It grew out of an episode of A&E's "Take This... See full summary »

Stars: Duane 'Dog' Chapman, Leland Chapman, Beth Chapman, Tim Chapman

Votes: 4,091

46. Southern Fried Stings (2010– )


An ex-state trooper and his team perform sting operations throughout the Southern United States.

Stars: Jay Russell, England Simpson, Robert Crayton, William Lloyd

Votes: 223

only in the south...

47. Flavor of Love (2006– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

Flavor flay is on the hunt to find his dream girl! Join him and his female contestants on a show full of laughs and raw chicken.

Stars: Flavor Flav, Ricky B. Head, Dion Graham, Tiffany Pollard

Votes: 1,940

48. Swamp People (2010– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Reality-TV

Welcome to one of America's last frontiers: the wild swamplands of Southern Louisiana, a place whose history stretches back to the 17th century. It's the start of the most exciting-and ... See full summary »

Stars: Troy Landry, Junior Edwards, R.J. Molinere, Liz Cavalier

Votes: 2,001

49. Pranked (2009– )

TV-14 | Reality-TV

A reality Show hosted by Amir Blumenfeld and Streeter Seidell. the show presents funny footage of homemade pranks.

Stars: Amir Blumenfeld, Bruno Mello, Streeter Seidell, Nikki Baker

Votes: 256

50. I Survived a Japanese Game Show (2008–2009)

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV