This fall’s Direct TV schedule is full of entertaining possibilities, as many shows enjoy new premieres or continuations. This is a consistent aspect of the fall season, and has fans of all sorts of different genres very excited for the months to come. In particular, the reality tv schedule for this fall is quite extensive, and includes a number of different programs for people to keep an eye on. So, with this in mind, here are a few words on some of the biggest reality shows going on this fall.

o The new season of Dancing With The Stars debuted in late September, and promises to offer more of the same for its fans this season. This fall’s lineup of stars features Chaz Bono, Kristin Cavallari, and US Soccer star Hope Solo, among others, and should be just as much fun as people have come to expect from the series.

o On September 21st, Fox brought new Simon Cowell reality talent show The X-Factor to American television for the first time. The structure and idea of this show are extremely similar to American Idol, which helped to turn Cowell into a television superstar, and many are curious to see how closely the shows compare – and which is better.

o The Amazing Race came back for a 19th time on September 25th, and really, the fact that this marks the 19th run says it all. This series continues to gather and entertain its followers, and looks to continue for some time to come.

o Some were surprised to hear about, on September 28th, the beginning of The Real World San Diego 2. This show is almost unique in how long it has managed to stay successful on MTV, which tends to allow many of its programs to come and go over the course of a few years. However, The Real World hasn’t changed, and is back in San Diego for a second time.

o Continuing the trend/genre of reality tv shows that follow celebrities and their home lives, Gene Simmons Family Jewels premiered on October 4th, and should be interesting to follow. This show combines a rock star of previous generations with an audience (the celebrity reality tv audience) of primarily younger people.

These are just a few of the literally dozens of reality shows that have premiered or continued this fall season. If you are a fan of this type of programming, you should definitely look up a full list of premieres, just to be sure that you are not missing out on something that sounds particularly interesting or entertaining to you. You may realize just how many options there are out there when it comes to reality television.