What Reality Show Is the Fakest?


Candid reality shows are supposed to give us a glimpse into private lives lived in public, but more and more, what we see feels just as scripted as a network drama. Do we still believe the Real Housewives catfights aren't coaxed along by producers, or that the Kardashians pair up and move to Miami and New York because they're actually passionate about starting a new business? Can you take the Jeff Lewis fights on Flipping Out seriously, or did the scripted skirmishes on The Hills make you savvier about this kind of thing? Reality TV is feeling faker by the day, but with a wide selection of series to choose from, we wanted to know: What do you think is the fakest show of them all?