Whether on a streaming service, on broadcast TV or cable, there is a large amount of creatives and executives that made their mark on unscripted television over the last year. Despite the ups and downs of the COVID-19 pandemic, it became a time for new ideas and new programming ‘ͺ from documentaries and competition shows, to dating series and comfort viewing ‘ͺ to thrive.

Here, Variety celebrates the talent behind the scenes who have made the biggest impact across all formats of unscripted.