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Check out which reality stars trumped the competition in the TV Guide Winter Games

Shaun Harrison
1 of 10 Sonja Flemming/CBS


Show You Most Pretend to Watch for the Drama But Actually Watch Because the People Are Hot: Big Brother To be fair, lots of people also watch to see the housemates scream at each other.
2 of 10 Michael Becker/Fox


Show You Most Claim to Watch for How Bad It Is When You Actually Think It's Really Good: American Idol We're not kidding: Idol barely, just barely, beat Jersey Shore.
3 of 10 Trae Patton/NBC

Most Inspiring Reality Show: The Biggest Loser

Because there's nothing loser-ish about giving it your best shot.
4 of 10 courtesy MTV

Reality Show House You'd Least Like to Live In: Jersey Shore

MTV's hit also won for "orangest cast."
5 of 10 Ray Mickshaw/Fox


If You Could Make One More Change to American Idol: No More of Every Contestant Ending Every Song by Running Through Every Note in His or Her Register Looking at you, Lambert.
6 of 10 Patrick Wymore/Fox

Harshest Critic: Gordon Ramsay

Because you catch more flies with honey than by getting all up in some $!*&%#'s face.
7 of 10 Monty Brinton/CBS

Best Reality Show Concept: The Amazing Race

Second-best reality show concept: making more of them that are half this good.
8 of 10 Kelsey McNeal/Fox

Best Talent Competition: So You Think You Can Dance

Idol wins in the ratings, but this wins in our poll. So this wins.
9 of 10 Monty Brinton/CBS

Best Wits Competition: The Amazing Race

This also wins in the "best yelling at the rickshaw driver to hurry up" category.
10 of 10 courtesy Discovery Channel

Best Show About a Risky Job: Deadliest Catch

Water plus cold plus claws: scary.