Trash TV: The 8 Worst Shows Ever Made

Jersey Shore

Known for its portrayal of partying and drama among a group of young adults in New Jersey, this reality show was criticized for promoting negative stereotypes.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Following the life of child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson and her family, this show was criticized for its portrayal of redneck stereotypes.

The Jerry Springer Show

Famous for its outrageous guests and confrontational style, this talk show often featured controversial topics and conflicts.

Toddlers & Tiaras

Another reality show focused on child beauty pageants, this one was criticized for its portrayal of young children in a competitive and sometimes exploitative environment.

The Bachelor/Bachelorette

While popular, these dating reality shows have faced criticism for their portrayal of love and relationships as superficial and competitive.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians

This reality show following the lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family has been criticized for promoting materialism and a shallow lifestyle.

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

This documentary series about Irish Travellers' weddings was criticized for sensationalizing and stereotyping the community.

The Real Housewives franchise

Known for its drama and conflicts among affluent women in various cities, this reality series has been criticized for promoting materialism and catfights.