From the great outdoors to the kitchen: These are the top 3 reality shows you should be watching tonight

Cape Town – Reality competition shows are not for the faint-hearted luckily, we can enjoy all the action and drama from the couch.

From foodies looking for their big break, to 12 strangers trying to survive on a deserted island, to interior designers trying to win a life-changing contract – here are our 3 recommendations.

The Taste Master

19:30 - SABC3 (DStv 193)

In this exciting new reality show aspiring, undiscovered foodies will be put to the test with a series of challenging tasks which will test their skills as they battle it out in the hopes of becoming the resident chef on the channel’s popular variety show Afternoon Express.

The Island with Bear Grylls

20:00 - Discovery Channel (DStv 121)

S6: Under the supervision of survivalist, Bear Grylls, 12 British strangers are put on a Pacific Ocean island for 30 days with just the clothes on their backs and some survival gear. Can they survive a month and find the hidden £100 000, which is equivalent to almost R2 million? In this season, one castaway will wrestle a python to turn it into dinner. So, will all 12 contestants prove they are the ultimate hunter-gatherers?

Interior Design Masters

Netflix

Ten aspiring designers on the cusp of turning professional take on commercial interior design challenges and compete to win a life-changing design contract.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.