Top 10 Controversial Reality Shows

  • Published on Oct 20, 2015
  • When it comes to reality shows, sometimes a line or two is crossed. Welcome to, and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Controversial Reality Shows. For this list, we’re going back through television’s storied history to find the reality shows whose content was questionable at best, and heavily criticized at worst. We’re not including any shows that didn’t make it to air, such as “All My Babies’ Mamas” - our focus here is strictly on programs that have had a chance to make an impact, for better or worse. Click here to subscribe: or visit our channel page here: Also, check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at :)
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  • jawa 2
    jawa 2 2 days ago

    Amber portwood is a NYMPHOMANIAC.......YUM

  • Noam GBA
    Noam GBA 5 days ago

    You wrote nu,ber 9and said 10

  • Jade Kitchen
    Jade Kitchen 10 days ago

    Okay, but why do these shows exist??? Did a light not flicker in someone’s head? Did no one think “oh, hey this shouldn’t be aired.”

  • Fresh Boi Legend
    Fresh Boi Legend 10 days ago

    "You beef with me, I'll even the score evenly. Take you on Jerry Springer, and beat your ass legally'
    ~Eminem. Role Model

  • Francisco Bareno
    Francisco Bareno 15 days ago

    #10 is labeled as #9

  • idkwhat imdoing
    idkwhat imdoing 16 days ago +1

    Doesn't that mean the husbands are just bisexual...

  • Todd Cotton
    Todd Cotton 19 days ago

    Currently looking at an ad for Toddlers and Tiaras beside this video lol

    ARACHNIDGUY 16 22 days ago

    So no My Strange Addiction on this list i'm surprised....i'm still cringing from watching it

  • Bongwater33
    Bongwater33 29 days ago

    I have an idea, a show where young men get naked in front of fat old ladies who critisize their penises for an hour and discuss menopause!


    Tlc will burn and rot in hell

  • Lucy
    Lucy Month ago

    Despite the title, those girls are really not toddlers. They're pre-schoolers, small children, very young children, but definitely not toddlers.

  • Agent Breeze
    Agent Breeze Month ago

    Why Big Brother, Why?

  • C Dubbs
    C Dubbs Month ago

    That is a funny looking "10"

  • Michael Alameda
    Michael Alameda Month ago


  • Just that Random guy
    Just that Random guy 2 months ago

    1:00 yes number 10

  • Margaret Newell Newell
    Margaret Newell Newell 2 months ago +1

    The next topic was the little girls dressed up as adult when they need to be kids. Its like another job benet case

  • Margaret Newell Newell
    Margaret Newell Newell 2 months ago

    The problem was the 1 video where a man thinks he should be married. More then one women.

  • Miranda Scott
    Miranda Scott 2 months ago +1

    A 13 year old loosing her virginity shouldn’t of ever been on TV period

  • Ginny Foster
    Ginny Foster 2 months ago

    I feel like show about being a teen mom is really need in today’s society where we tend to think less of teen mothers/pregnant teens, like im sure they didn’t ask to be criticized (and sometime shit happens when your young and in love) side not thought, the show does need some reforms and changes
    Edit: And obviously TLC needs to study up on sexuality and LGBTQ+ because some (I’m not saying all, because we really don’t know for sure) of those husbands were bisexual

  • Bєтα • Tнє Bяυтαl 7 Fσσт Kιllιηg Mαcнιηє

    Did I read that correctly "My Husband's Not Gay". Which dumbass came up with the idea of that show.

  • Zelda Bomb Squad
    Zelda Bomb Squad 2 months ago

    Teen mom is a rewards teen stupidity, do you really think MTV will let them struggle? BS

  • Michael Jarrett
    Michael Jarrett 2 months ago

    The world would be a very boring place if America never existed.

  • Meatball_pie_85
    Meatball_pie_85 2 months ago

    7:50 if he’s attracted to women and men would he be bisexual

  • Chenee Thompson
    Chenee Thompson 2 months ago

    Gay, bisexual
    Same diff

  • Chenee Thompson
    Chenee Thompson 2 months ago

    Jerry Springer is more insane than maury

  • Chenee Thompson
    Chenee Thompson 2 months ago +3

    My first view of miriam: gorgeous!
    "I'm not a woman."
    Me: WTF?!

    • Ricardo Reyes
      Ricardo Reyes 11 days ago +1

      I would've been horrified if I was one of the contestants I have nothing against transsexuals but they were wrong for not choosing a real woman or not letting the contestants know ahead of time

  • Mass Wave TV
    Mass Wave TV 2 months ago

    She lost her virginity to the family dog 🐕.. holy fucckk . Some people are just toi much man

  • Scott Johnson
    Scott Johnson 2 months ago

    #9 I would sue as well...

  • Amanda Hazleton
    Amanda Hazleton 2 months ago

    Jeremy Kyle????

  • Jack Stapleton
    Jack Stapleton 2 months ago

    I think Dance Moms should be on here

  • juu
    juu 2 months ago

    A long time ago I saw a show where 2 really poor families were given $10,000 and had to agree on how to split the money up. They walk around each other's houses and then decide. i remember it being really controversial but i can't remember the name or find it anywhere. help?

    on the episode i watched i think one family was a family of 7 and then the other was a disabled war veteran and his wife.

  • Bingo The One-eyed Wondercat

    Who recalls the show "Who wants to marry a millionaire?"
    The millionaire, Joe, was actually a construction worker. A few of the finalists actually were relieved to have not been chosen.

  • Savage KingX
    Savage KingX 2 months ago

    Jackass and Jerry Springer were awesome shows

  • MegaAlex576
    MegaAlex576 2 months ago

    TLC has some weird shows man

  • Angelica Lopez
    Angelica Lopez 2 months ago

    Lmao yo “I knew it” they made a whole show, tricking me into swooning a trans man

  • Dennzyl Vania
    Dennzyl Vania 3 months ago

    imagine mankind would have "grown up" under another star, some of this shit might be "normal"!

    9:28 - and that is the perfect example of a fucking bastard!!!
    who hits a woman is nothing but a retarded piece of shit, no matter what happened!

  • Phoenix Rayne
    Phoenix Rayne 3 months ago

    Dance Moms is worse than half these.

  • MsJinkerson
    MsJinkerson 3 months ago

    Springer is an asshole that's why I avoid watching him like he's the plague

  • chefery philadelphia
    chefery philadelphia 3 months ago

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    WINTERS-_-WRATH 3 months ago

    U do no big brother started in the uk right it not a American show u just took the idea and whant to far whith it as u do whith all the shows u took from the uk like red dwarf the office house of cards black adder and so on u took tham and had no idea what to do whith tham if u like uk shows so much y dont u let us make ur show than u might get a show that works

  • Dr. Bright
    Dr. Bright 3 months ago +2

    Polygamy relationships aren't bad, and they are actually really cool and healthy (to some) when done correctly.

    • Dr. Bright
      Dr. Bright 2 months ago

      @TankAce Exactly!

    • TankAce
      TankAce 2 months ago

      Lillypad Reilly
      Last I checked Polygamy is outlaw because it’s supposedly forcing women into marriage with one guy.
      Well what if they’re all consenting? What if its like 3 or 4 bi girls attracted to the same guy? What if its 1 woman with a bunch of husbands?

    KOLLYWOOD ROAST 3 months ago

    TLC channel will burn and rot in hell

  • Howzer The man
    Howzer The man 3 months ago

    Teen mom should be called young slags

  • Howzer The man
    Howzer The man 3 months ago

    Im still waiting for a reality show that shows reality and not what some producers think will pass for reality.

  • Krystle Veneice
    Krystle Veneice 3 months ago

    If your child was seriously hurt performing a stunt they saw on Jackass -despite the numerous warnings played throughout each episode, don’t blame Viacom blame ur shitty genetics. Same goes for if they are eating tide pods or jumping out of moving cars to dance. Sorry not sorry.

  • Emilie Ganzhorn
    Emilie Ganzhorn 3 months ago

    Any fellow Danes out there? I know that show was provocative. But man I love Thomas Blachman ❤️😂

  • Who CeceliaE
    Who CeceliaE 3 months ago

    I wish there were a format to comment on the ads.

  • ER K
    ER K 3 months ago

    Im in awe of the one where some lady had to strip and a couple of old fat ugly dudes gave their opinion....what on gods green earth.. how did that even air??? Im slowly losing faith in humanity

  • deca gon
    deca gon 3 months ago

    she was 13 when she lost her virginity to a family pet


  • Ghostman Invisible
    Ghostman Invisible 4 months ago

    That toddler show was fucking creepy

  • PrincessofPower84
    PrincessofPower84 4 months ago

    Remember when "Jackass" went by its previous name of "The Tom Green Show"?
    Pepperidge Farm remembers.

  • moon cherrie
    moon cherrie 4 months ago

    Jackass was for the people who were like "what would happen if I throw myself from this high part and fall to this lake?"

  • michelle martinez
    michelle martinez 4 months ago

    They do for teen moms. All they do is point out how the girls "ruined" their lives and their families lives.

  • Blessie Masancay
    Blessie Masancay 4 months ago

    Says Top 10. Starts at 9

  • Anees Niazi
    Anees Niazi 4 months ago

    It says number 10, but they display number 9 lol.

  • Lynn Winters
    Lynn Winters 4 months ago

    I would have thought dance moms would be on here. It’s not really that weird it’s just dumb as shit.

  • Lynn Winters
    Lynn Winters 4 months ago

    Any reality tv show based on relationships/sexuality/kids is bound to be bad

  • Mecca Mitchell
    Mecca Mitchell 4 months ago

    My husband's definitely gay is the right title

  • Mecca Mitchell
    Mecca Mitchell 4 months ago

    Jacka-- was a very interesting show, the creators shouldn't have to suffer because hard headed teens decide make stupid choices

  • explosive animator
    explosive animator 4 months ago +1

    Haha take that Harry!
    Even as an oompa loompa I can still ride a skateboard

  • 1985SJW
    1985SJW 4 months ago

    Cody Brown has got one of them faces you would like to smack! 4 wives wtf!? I can't even get a woman let lone having 4 wives. Fuckers like him make me sick!

  • S G
    S G 4 months ago

    Dang, Shaggy gets all the girls

  • Scorion-26
    Scorion-26 4 months ago

    0:59 number 10?

  • Linda Ce
    Linda Ce 4 months ago

    The guys from Miriam's show knew all the way

  • The MEGA Couple Black Star & Silver Moon

    The bachelor and bachelorette. It's publicity, not true love

  • Rad-I-Nation
    Rad-I-Nation 5 months ago

    what Jackass was and still amazing entertainment.

  • Virtual Stripperz
    Virtual Stripperz 5 months ago

    Funny how commenting on the beauty of a woman is now considered sexist............isnt that just normal........

  • Shelby Rateike
    Shelby Rateike 5 months ago

    I'm suprised Bridal Plasty wasnt on this list. Does anyone remember that show? Its about women competing to get plastic surgery for their wedding & at the end the winner gets married. Idk how that show got aired.

  • Clarissa Somerville
    Clarissa Somerville 5 months ago +2

    Best reality shows on TLC IMO
    1. My big fat fabulous life
    3. John and Kate plus 8
    4. My strange addiction
    There's my list

  • Cody Patton
    Cody Patton 5 months ago

    My aunt was on Jerry Springer. It was fucking hilarious.

  • Eddie Trotter
    Eddie Trotter 5 months ago

    9 twice

  • incinerator1016
    incinerator1016 5 months ago

    miriam is mad hot, idgaf if shes transgendered and im a straight man.

  • b b
    b b 5 months ago

    Blachman... What. The. Absolute. Fuck.

  • Chloe Potter
    Chloe Potter 5 months ago

    How Did I guess No 1?

  • TrayGrimLover GachaMarvel

    What happened to bisexuality? I s Like it's LGBTQ+ community not LGTQ+ community. Like this is the logic behind people swear:
    If your Bi and your with the opposite gender your not bi or gay and if your Bi and with the same gender your gay. Like why are people like this?? I'm bi. I'm a girl with a girl.