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The 80 reality TV hosts and 205 reality shows eligible for an Emmy

The 80 reality TV hosts and 205 reality shows eligible for an Emmy

Emmy nomination voting started today, and the nominating ballots reveal which reality TV shows, hosts, and crew members are eligible to be nominated.

Voting for potential nominees starts today and ends June 25, and the nominations will be announced July 12.

Below, I’ve listed the reality show hosts eligible to be nominated (80 shows’ hosts are listed, though some have teams of hosts), and also all series from the four major reality show categories: structured, unstructured, competition, and documentary/nonfiction.

I’ve also included the 45 potential nominees for casting Emmys; it’s only the second year that reality TV casting directors have been able to be nominated. (Last year, Born This Way‘s casting team won the first casting Emmy for the genre.)

There are also reality, unscripted, and documentary shows on the ballots in various categories, such as main title design.

The full Emmy ballots have descriptions of each show for the program categories, and here are direct links to the ballots for other unscripted and reality TV categories:

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

  1. Antiques Roadshow
  2. The Bachelor Winter Games: World Tells All
  3. The Bachelor: After The Final Rose
  4. Bar Rescue
  5. Bear Grylls: Face The Wild
  6. Best Of The Worst
  7. The Big Fat Truth
  8. Botched
  9. The Carbonaro Effect
  10. Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives
  11. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic
  12. Drop The Mic
  13. Fastest Car
  14. Fixer Upper
  15. Flip Or Flop
  16. Garage Rehab
  17. Garage Squad
  18. The Grand Tour
  19. Hart Of The City
  20. Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry
  21. Home Town
  22. House Hunters International
  23. Impractical Jokers
  24. Iyanla: Fix My Life
  25. Lip Sync Battle
  26. Little Big Shots
  27. Live PD
  28. Long Lost Family
  29. Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party
  30. Mom vs. Matchmaker
  31. The Mortified Guide
  32. MythBusters
  33. Penn & Teller: Fool Us
  34. The Profit
  35. Property Brothers
  36. Queer Eye
  37. RAW: Monday Night RAW
  38. Returning The Favor
  39. Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian
  40. Sell It Like Serhant
  41. Shark Tank
  42. Snapped
  43. The Therapist
  44. Trading Spaces
  45. Who Do You Think You Are?
  46. WWE Mixed Match Challenge

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

  1. Alaska: The Last Frontier
  2. Ball In The Family
  3. Below Deck Mediterranean
  4. Better Late Than Never
  5. Black Ink Crew
  6. Born This Way
  7. Braxton Family Values
  8. Breaking Homicide
  9. Catfish: The TV Show
  10. Chrisley Knows Best
  11. Coach Snoop
  12. Comic Book Men
  13. The Cromarties
  14. The Curse Of Oak Island
  15. Deadliest Catch
  16. Dope
  17. Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet
  18. Encore!
  19. Expedition Unknown
  20. The First 48
  21. Flipping Out
  22. Floribama Shore
  23. Girls Incarcerated
  24. Growing Up Hip Hop
  25. Hate Thy Neighbor
  26. Huang’s World
  27. Intervention
  28. Jersey Shore Family Vacation
  29. Keeping Up With The Kardashians
  30. Life Below Zero
  31. Love After Lockup
  32. The Lowe Files
  33. Man v. Food
  34. Married At First Sight
  35. Married To Medicine Atlanta
  36. My 600-lb Life
  37. My House
  38. Naked And Afraid
  39. Pit Bulls And Parolees
  40. Rebel Without A Crew
  41. Released
  42. Ride With Norman Reedus
  43. The Riveras
  44. RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked
  45. The Secret Life Of Kids
  46. Shade: Queens Of NYC
  47. Shot In The Dark
  48. Siesta Key
  49. 60 Days In
  50. Slutever
  51. Somebody Feed Phil
  52. Teen Mom OG
  53. Teyana & Iman
  54. Total Bellas
  55. Total Divas
  56. 24×24
  57. Undercover High
  58. United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell
  59. Vanderpump Rules
  60. Wahlburgers
  61. Yoga Girls
  62. The Zimmern List

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

  1. Alone
  2. The Amazing Race
  3. America’s Funniest Home Videos
  4. America’s Got Talent
  5. America’s Next Top Model
  6. American Idol
  7. American Ninja Warrior
  8. American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja
  9. The Bachelorette
  10. Beat Bobby Flay
  11. Beat Shazam
  12. Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
  13. Billion Dollar Buyer
  14. Cash Cab
  15. Celebrity Family Feud
  16. The Challenge: Vendettas
  17. Child Support
  18. Chopped
  19. Dancing With The Stars
  20. Ellen’s Game Of Games
  21. Face Off: Divide And Conquer
  22. Fear Factor
  23. Food Network Star
  24. Forged In Fire
  25. The Four: Battle For Stardom
  26. Genius Junior
  27. Glam Masters
  28. The Gong Show
  29. Hell’s Kitchen
  30. Hollywood Game Night
  31. $100,000 Pyramid
  32. Ink Master
  33. Iron Chef Gauntlet
  34. Keep It Spotless
  35. Love Connection
  36. MasterChef Junior
  37. Match Game
  38. Nailed It!
  39. Paradise Run
  40. Project Runway
  41. RuPaul’s Drag Race
  42. Showtime At The Apollo
  43. Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild
  44. So You Think You Can Dance
  45. Survivor: Ghost Island
  46. To Tell The Truth
  47. Top Chef
  48. Truck Night In America
  49. Ultimate Beastmaster
  50. Ultimate Expedition
  51. The Voice
  52. The Wall
  53. World Of Dance

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

  1. America Divided
  2. America’s War On Drugs
  3. American Dynasties: The Kennedys
  4. American Experience
  5. American Masters
  6. Black Love
  7. Blue Planet II
  8. Bobby Kennedy For President
  9. Breaking The Day
  10. Chef’s Table
  11. The Circus
  12. The Confession Tapes
  13. Criminal Confessions
  14. Death Row Chronicles
  15. The Defiant Ones
  16. Dirty Money
  17. The Disappearance Of Natalee Holloway
  18. Evil Genius
  19. First In Human
  20. Flint Town
  21. The Fourth Estate
  22. History Of Comedy
  23. James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction (AMC Visionaries)
  24. Last Chance High
  25. Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48
  26. The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen
  27. The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All
  28. Murder In The Heartland
  29. 1968
  30. The Nineties
  31. OHNI Case Files
  32. Poetry In America
  33. The Putin Interviews
  34. The Radical Story Of Patty Hearst
  35. Rapture
  36. Road To 9/11
  37. Robert Kirkman’s Secret History Of Comics (AMC Visionaries)
  38. The Toys That Made Us
  39. The Trade
  40. Two Sides
  41. Unsung
  42. Vanity Fair Confidential
  43. Wild Wild Country
  44. The Zodiac Killer: Case Closed

Outstanding Casting For A Reality Program

  1. Alone
  2. The Amazing Race
  3. America’s Next Top Model
  4. The Bachelor
  5. The Bachelorette
  6. Beat Bobby Flay
  7. Below Deck Mediterranean
  8. Big Brother
  9. Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
  10. Born This Way
  11. Chopped
  12. Chrisley Knows Best
  13. Floribama Shore
  14. The Four: Battle For Stardom
  15. Genius Junior
  16. Girls Incarcerated
  17. Intervention
  18. Jersey Shore Family Vacation
  19. Lip Sync Battle
  20. Shorties
  21. Little Big Shots
  22. Long Lost Family
  23. Love & Hip Hop Miami
  24. Love Connection
  25. MasterChef Junior
  26. Nailed It!
  27. Naked And Afraid
  28. Project Runway
  29. Queer Eye
  30. The Real Housewives Of Dallas
  31. Released
  32. RuPaul’s Drag Race
  33. Say Yes: Wedding SOS
  34. The Secret Life Of Kids
  35. Shark Tank
  36. Siesta Key
  37. 60 Days In
  38. Survivor
  39. Teen Mom: Young And Pregnant
  40. Top Chef
  41. Truck Night In America
  42. Undercover High
  43. The Voice
  44. The Wall
  45. World Of Dance

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

  1. Dan Abrams, host, Live PD
  2. Ted Allen, host, Chopped
  3. Anthony Anderson, host, To Tell The Truth
  4. Erin Andrews, host, Dancing With The Stars
  5. Ben Bailey, host, Cash Cab
  6. Alec Baldwin, host, Match Game
  7. Tyra Banks, host, America’s Got Talent
  8. Tyra Banks, host, America’s Next Top Model
  9. W. Kamau Bell, host, United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell
  10. Tom Bergeron, host, Dancing With The Stars
  11. Bobby Berk, host; Karamo Brown, host; Tan France, host; Antoni Porowski, host; Jonathan Van Ness, host; Queer Eye
  12. Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, host, Fear Factor
  13. Alton Brown, host, Iron Chef Gauntlet
  14. Nicole Byer, host, Nailed It!
  15. Nick Cannon, host, Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out
  16. RuPaul Charles, host, RuPaul’s Drag Race
  17. Julie Chen, host, Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
  18. Jeremy Clarkson, host; Richard Hammond, host; James May, host; The Grand Tour
  19. LL Cool J, host, Lip Sync Battle
  20. Laverne Cox, host, Glam Masters
  21. Carson Daly, host, The Voice
  22. DeRay Davis, host, Hip Hop Squares
  23. Paige Davis, host, Trading Spaces
  24. Cat Deeley, host, So You Think You Can Dance
  25. Ellen DeGeneres, host, Ellen’s Game Of Games
  26. Jenna Dewan, host, World Of Dance
  27. Snoop Dogg, host, Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild
  28. Tarek El Moussa, host; Christina El Moussa, host; Flip Or Flop
  29. Fergie, host, The Four: Battle For Stardom
  30. Tilman J. Fertitta, host, Billion Dollar Buyer
  31. Guy Fieri, host, Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives
  32. Bobby Flay, host, Beat Bobby Flay
  33. Jamie Foxx, host, Beat Shazam
  34. Chip Gaines, host; Joanna Gaines, host; Fixer Upper
  35. Josh Gates, host, Expedition Unknown
  36. Bear Grylls, host, Bear Grylls: Face The Wild
  37. Chris Hardwick, host, The Wall
  38. Neil Patrick Harris, host, Genius Junior
  39. Chris Harrison, host, The Bachelor: After The Final Rose
  40. Kevin Hart, host, Hart Of The City
  41. Steve Harvey, host, Celebrity Family Feud
  42. Steve Harvey, host, Little Big Shots
  43. Steve Harvey, host, Showtime At The Apollo
  44. Allison Holker Boss, Co-host; Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Co-host; Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic
  45. Eddie Huang, host, Huang’s World
  46. Matt Iseman, host; Akbar Gbajabiamila, Co-host; American Ninja Warrior
  47. Chris Jacobs, host; Lisa Joyner, host; Long Lost Family
  48. Khloe Kardashian, host, Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian
  49. Trek Thunder Kelly, host, Go
  50. Phil Keoghan, host, The Amazing Race
  51. Heidi Klum, host; Tim Gunn, Co-host; Project Runway
  52. Padma Lakshmi, Co-host; Tom Colicchio, Co-host; Top Chef
  53. T.J. Lavin, host, The Challenge: Vendettas
  54. Marcus Lemonis, host, The Profit
  55. Jane Lynch, host, Hollywood Game Night
  56. Jamali Maddix, host, Hate Thy Neighbor
  57. Tommy Maitland, host, The Gong Show
  58. Method Man, host; Hailey Baldwin, Co-host; Drop The Mic
  59. Ben Napier, host; Erin Napier, host; Home Town
  60. Dave Navarro, host, Ink Master
  61. “Pistol” Pete Sohren, host; Glen Plake, host; Abe Wine, host; Rob “Bender” Park, host; Truck Night In America
  62. Jeff Probst, host, Survivor
  63. Gordon Ramsay, host, MasterChef Junior
  64. Norman Reedus, host, Ride With Norman Reedus
  65. Alfonso Ribeiro, host, America’s Funniest Home Videos
  66. Mike Rowe, host, Returning The Favor
  67. Dr. Siri Sat Nam Singh, host, The Therapist
  68. Karley Sciortino, host, Slutever
  69. Drew Scott, host; Jonathan Scott, host; Property Brothers
  70. Ryan Seacrest, host, American Idol
  71. Ryan Serhant, host, Sell It Like Serhant
  72. Martha Stewart, host; Snoop Dogg, host; Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party
  73. Michael Strahan, host, $100,000 Pyramid
  74. Jon Taffer, host, Bar Rescue
  75. Danny Trejo, host, Man At Arms: Art Of War
  76. Iyanla Vanzant, host, Iyanla: Fix My Life
  77. Mark L. Walberg, host, Antiques Roadshow
  78. Casey Webb, host, Man v. Food
  79. McKenzie Westmore, host, Face Off: Divide And Conquer
  80. Andrew Zimmern, host, The Zimmern List

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