Managers of restaurants, bars, and other food service establishments use mystery diners to eavesdrop on their employees’ private conversations while they’re away. When employees are left alone, these operatives go undercover with hidden cameras to document what happens. When an employee is suspected of not doing their job, the boss sits in on the sting room and witnesses it all. “Mystery Diners” exposes all kinds of dishonesty, from lying to stealing to mistreating customers.
1. Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Famous chef Gordon Ramsay embarks on a world tour to learn about and experience different cuisines from all over the world. Afterwards, he tries to learn from and compete with the local chefs.
2. Million Pound Menu
‘Million Pound Menu’ allows aspiring restaurant owners to pitch their food and business plans to some of the food industry’s most influential investors, mixing non-scripted TV staples food and business. In order to attract the best cooks, the show has a lot of money at its disposal.
3. Storage Hunters
Shows about scavenging abandoned storage units have proliferated like pawn shop dramas, appearing on every nook and cranny of the TV remote control. A new show on TruTV, “Storage Hunters,” follows the exploits of Brandon and Lori Bernier, a husband and wife team known as the “storage hunters.”
4. Doomsday Preppers
Michael Stipe famously declared in a song that “it’s the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)” and that sentiment must have struck a chord with the people featured in this documentary. Doomsday scenarios like a natural disaster, a financial meltdown, or an accidental nuclear explosion have them all gearing up for the end of days.
5. Impractical Jokers
Impractical Four friends face off against each other in an absurd series of dares. Anyone who fails to complete a dare is out of the competition and will be punished.
6. Nailed It! Holiday
Plot: On this show, amateur bakers with a bad reputation try to redeem themselves while also earning money. There are three contestants who attempt to recreate edible holiday masterpieces in each episode. Even though the results aren’t always perfect, the amateur baker who comes the closest to a…
7. The Big Family Cooking Showdown
16 families compete for the title of “The Big Family Cooking Showdown” champion, hosted by Nadiya Hussain and Zoe Ball. There are eight heats, three semi-finals, and one final, with each heat broken into three categories: the £10 challenge, the home visits challenge, and…
8. Top Gear
In this fast-paced and stunt-filled car show, cars of all kinds are put to the test to see if they can live up to their manufacturers’ expectations. Long-running show goes around the world performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what featured cars are capable of doing. Celebrity…