The Reality TV That Will Be Back This Season (And Where to Watch It)

published Sep 29, 2022
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Leaf peeping, pumpkin picking, and many other glorious outdoor activities may be synonymous with Fall, but don’t underestimate the power of staying indoors once the ‘ber months roll around. A new season brings brand-new episodes of some of our favorite reality TV shows, whether you’re into big bakes (“Nailed It!” returns to Netflix on Oct. 7) or big family drama (season two of “The Kardashians” hits Hulu on Sept. 22).

Whatever you fancy watching, there’s sure to be something to satisfy your reality TV cravings this season. Here’s an array of shows that are ready to fill your DVR and streaming queue with real-life entertainment.

Bachelor in Paradise 

Summer may be over, but things are still heating up with the latest installment of “Bachelor in Paradise.” Ex-contestants of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” will be able to chat, flirt, and get to know each other as they are given a second chance at love as they head back to the beach. Airing for four hours per week starting September 27, viewers can expect to see fan favorites like Jesse Palmer and Wells Adams.

Stream on Hulu

The D’Amelio Show 

TikTok sensations Charli and Dixie D’Amelio are back with another look into their family’s lives. In the second season of “The D’Amelio Show” returning on September 28, bonds are tested as Charli looks to begin her music career and rumors fly about Dixie’s high-profile relationship. 

Stream on Hulu

The Real Housewives of Potomac 

Season seven of “The Real Housewives of Potomac” is guaranteed to bring all the drama and chaos, including cheating allegations, divorce, and thrown drinks. Returning this season on October 9 are Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Dr. Wendy Osefo and Mia Thornton. 

Stream on Peacock

Bling Empire

Bling Empire” is back for a third season, following some of LA’s wealthiest Asians and Asian Americans. In an interview with ET Canada, Christine Chiu said that the upcoming season is “fully loaded,” and that fans should have “strapped in seat belts all over,” so you can expect even more glitz, glamor, and of course, plenty of dramatic moments on October 5. I, for one, can’t wait. 

Stream on Netflix

Love During Lockup

A spin-off of “Love After Lockup,” “Love During Lockup” returns for a second season on October 21, following even more lovebirds during the early stages of romance with a prisoner. From letters and steamy phone calls to initial meetings, the show follows the ups and downs as the couples look ahead to release days.

Stream on Philo

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays 

For Brits, it’s an unspoken rule that once the bakers are back in the tent, the holidays are well and truly on the way. Season 13 of “The Great British Baking Show” hit U.K. television screens on September 13, but we are already looking forward to the festive version of the hit series. Ringing in the holidays in style, previous competitors will once again grace the white tent on November 18 as they whip up a bunch of tasty treats among Christmas trees and twinkle lights. It’s cozy viewing at its finest. 

Stream on Netflix