The Bachelorette ended with a big bang in July and managed to retain its #1 position on the chart for a second month running. Keeping Up with the Kardashians moved one spot up the chart to a comfortable #2 spot. The largest climbs up the ladder were by The Voice and America’s Got Talent, which moved up eight spots to #12 and #8 respectively. The Real Housewives bagged the #3 position moving up one spot from the previous month. Teen Mom has unfailingly managed to stay in the Top 5 (save for the month of May) and was at #4 in July.

Advancing four spots, Pawn Stars found itself in a comfortable position at #14. The Bachelor, grabbed the #7 position after moving up three spaces from last month. The reality game show, Big Brother moved up a couple of spots to #15 from #17 in June.

New additions to the list include So You Think You Can Dance at #6 which saw its Top 20 contestants dwindle to Top 14 in July; Got Talent, the talent show that gave rise to America’s Got Talent was at #13. Surprisingly, Jersey Shore is at #18 despite ending its original run in 2012. June 24th saw the 100th episode of the dance reality competition, Dance Moms, which retained its spot at #9.

Shark Tank, featuring aspiring entrepreneurs presenting business plans to potential investors, fell drastically from #8 to #17 owing to the end of their fifth season in May. Despite starting Season 5 in July, Sister Wives, descended seven spots to #19. Dancing With the Stars ended its season in May, but still managed to be in the Top 10 for months up until July where it fell 6 spots to #20. Falling five places, Survivor: Cagayan, the 28th season of the reality series was at #16. Oxygen network’s Bad Girls Club was at the #11 spot, falling four places compared to the previous month. Switching between #1 and #2 spots over the year, American Idol found itself at 10th place in July. After ending its eighth season, 19 Kids and Counting fell from #2 to #5.

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