Spring's Must-Watch Reality Shows

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American Grit

John Cena
WWE star John Cena. JP Yim/Stringer

What it's about: WWE star John Cena hosts 'American Grit', a 10-episode competition based on military-style challenges and survival skills. Mentored by an elite group of U.S. military heroes, four teams will go head-to-head in this brutal competition. 

Who should tune in: Anyone who loves the thrill of blood, sweat, glory, and John Cena's endearing smile/scary waving should check out this epic battle of strength and wits. 

When to watch: 'American Grit' airs on FOX, premiere date TBD

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Real Housewives of Dallas

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Bravo

What it's about: A show capturing the lives of moneyed southern belles isn't exactly new territory for Bravo, who have found success with a similar formula thanks to shows like 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' and 'Real Housewives of Potomac', but the 'Real Housewives of Dallas' cast promises to deliver a whole lot of shade-throwing (and maybe even a little drink-throwing) while those shows are on break. 

Who should tune in:  Fans of the 'Real Housewives' franchise should tune in for fashion, drama, and to update their vocabulary with some new southern fried slang. This group of professional women isn't all about drama, however — they've also got some pretty major accomplishments under their belts, too. This cast includes a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, two registered nurses, a Miss USA contestant, and a well-respected TV host. 

When to watch: Bravo's 'Real Housewives of Dallas' premieres on April 11th at 10/9c.

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Celebrity Apprentice

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

What it's about: 'Celebrity Apprentice' may not be a new show, but with Donald Trump on the campaign trail, it's getting a facelift with a new boss in the boardroom. A group of celebrities, including Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Snooki, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams, and Carnie Wilson will test their business acumen under the tutelage of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the hopes of winning money for charity. 

Who should tune in: Whether you're simply a fan of the 'Celebrity Apprentice' format or are excited to hear the Terminator fire someone (we're hoping he goes for "You won't be back," as his catchphrase) this season of 'Celebrity Apprentice' promises plenty of excitement for viewers. 

When to watch: 'Celebrity Apprentice' airs on NBC, premiere date TBD

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Like a Boss

Nick Cannon
Like a Boss star Nick Cannon. D Dipasupil/Getty Images

What it's about: Four hungry hopefuls will see if they have what it takes to compete in the competitive entertainment and real estate industries under the tutelage of executive producer and star Nick Cannon, radio personality Big Tigger, music executive Bu Thiam, and real estate agent Blair Myers. While there's no information about what the final prize will be yet, the kind of mentorship the contestants are getting from these industry leaders is priceless. 

Who should tune in: Fans of 'The Apprentice,' celebrity-focused reality competitions, like 'I Want to Work For Diddy,' and anyone who can't get enough of Nick Cannon's exuberant charm will love Like a Boss.

When to watch: Oxygen's 'Like a Boss' premieres on March 29 at 9 PM/8c.

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STRONG

Gabrielle Reece
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What it's about: Ten women will push themselves to get in the best shape of their lives with the help of a group of personal trainers committed to making them the strongest they've ever been, both mentally and emotionally. Hosted by volleyball pro Gabrielle Reece, 'STRONG' is the latest fitness reality show from the producers of NBC hit 'The Biggest Loser.'

Who should tune in: Fans of 'The Biggest Loser,' 'Extreme Makeover,' or anyone needing a little extra motivation to get healthy should check out 'STRONG.' This show will definitely make it seem worth your while to stick it out on the treadmill for just a little while longer.

When to watch: NBC's 'STRONG' premieres on Wednesday, April 13 at 9 PM/8c. 

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Quit Your Day Job

Randi Zuckerberg
Randi Zuckerberg. Maarten de Boer/Getty Images

What it's about: Randi Zuckerberg, current CEO of Zuckerberg Media and former Director of Market Operations at Facebook, teams up with entrepreneurs including Sprouter founder Sarah Prevette, LMB Group founder and CEO Lauren Maillian, and Yoobi founder/CEO Ido Leffler for this reality competition show. Aspiring entrepreneurs will be mentored by the team of successful investors and will have the chance to pitch their idea and see it to fruition. 

Who should tune in: If you tune into 'The Profit' and are eager to check out 'Like a Boss,'you should definitely add 'Quit Your Day Job' to your "must watch" list.

When to watch: Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job' premieres on March 30 at 10 PM.