10 Feel-Good Reality Series That Will Take Up Hours Of Your Time
When reality series first hit popularity, they were defined by people like Simon Cowell, the meanest judge ever to sit at an American Idol table. But somewhere along the line, fans became tired of the mean jokes and looked for something calmer, more delightful, more uplifting. This decade has been defined by the gentle reality show, where contestants encourage each other, and judges are always find something to praise. It's a perfect genre for these times, as feel-good reality series are what everyone is looking for.
Reality shows across the board have gotten nicer, even American Idol. But if there's one place to find the best of the kind and gentle reality show, it's Netflix. The relaxing, low drama reality series pairs perfectly with the binge-watch format. (No one wants to see someone be needlessly cruel for many hours in a row.) So it's not surprising that in tough times, fans turn to Netflix's reality slate to see contestants do their best, and judges who appreciate the effort.
With Netflix's latest addition, The Big Flower Fight, premiering on May 18, 2020, this is a perfect time to sit back, relax, and watch some feel-good reality television. Here are ten of Netflix's best offerings.