Horror TV Shows List & Series List

Top 68 Horror TV Shows of All Time

Top rated horror TV series shows as rated by the horror fans community! Rate the TV shows and cast your vote to improve the horror list. This list is ongoing and more TV shows are scheduled to be added soon. We are not looking to be spoilers, so descriptions are brief.

TV Shows Worth Mentioning

  • 68). 30 Days of Night: Blood Trails
    (2007 - 2007)
    Score: 49% Like of 194 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 4.4/10     Overall Score: 2.94/10
    Starring Trip Hope, Tiffany Barrett, Perry Cornelius.

  • 67). *NEW* South of Hell
    (2015 - )
    Score: 65% Like of 17 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 5.6/10     Overall Score: 3.77/10
    Starring Mena Suvari, Zachary Booth, Lamman Rucker.

  • 66). The Hunger
    (1997 - 2000)
    Score: 48% Like of 58 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.3/10     Overall Score: 3.87/10
    Starring Terence Stamp, David Bowie, Richard Jutras.

  • 65). Z Nation
    (2014 - )
    Score: 49% Like of 133 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.5/10     Overall Score: 3.98/10
    Starring Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan.

  • 64). Blade: The Series
    (2006 - 2006)
    Score: 50% Like of 345 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.6/10     Overall Score: 4.05/10
    Starring Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner, and Nelson Lee.

  • 63). *NEW* Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
    (2016 - )
    Score: 57% Like of 14 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.4/10     Overall Score: 4.06/10
    Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende.

  • 62). The River
    (2012 - 2012)
    Score: 45% Like of 152 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.8/10     Overall Score: 4.08/10
    Starring Bruce Greenwood, Joe Anderson, and Leslie Hope.

  • 61). Dominion
    (2014 - 2015)
    Score: 53% Like of 160 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.9/10     Overall Score: 4.24/10
    Starring Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom, Roxanne McKee.

  • 60). Poltergeist: The Legacy
    (1996 - 1999)
    Score: 50% Like of 202 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.0/10     Overall Score: 4.24/10
    Starring Derek de Lint, Martin Cummins, Robbi Chong.

  • 59). Charmed
    (1996 - 2006)
    Score: 51% Like of 475 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.0/10     Overall Score: 4.27/10
    Starring Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause, Rose McGowan.

  • 58). Hex
    (2004 - 2005)
    Score: 46% Like of 63 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.2/10     Overall Score: 4.29/10
    Starring Christina Cole, Michael Fassbender, Jemima Rooper, Jamie Davis, Joseph Morgan, and Amber Sainsbury.

  • 57). From Dusk Till Dawn
    (2014 - )
    Score: 53% Like of 553 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.0/10     Overall Score: 4.29/10
    Starring D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia.

  • 56). Bitten
    (2014 - )
    Score: 50% Like of 70 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.1/10     Overall Score: 4.3/10
    Starring Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk.

  • 55). Salem
    (2014 - )
    Score: 51% Like of 203 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.2/10     Overall Score: 4.36/10
    Starring Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel.

  • 54). *NEW* The Following
    (2013 - 2015)
    Score: 42% Like of 19 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.38/10
    Starring Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore.

  • 53). Beauty and the Beast
    (2012 - )
    Score: 53% Like of 75 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.2/10     Overall Score: 4.4/10
    Starring Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, and Max Brown.

  • 52). *NEW* Helix
    (2014 - 2015)
    Score: 65% Like of 17 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 6.9/10     Overall Score: 4.42/10
    Starring Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanime.

  • 51). Hemlock Grove
    (2013 - 2015)
    Score: 51% Like of 430 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.3/10     Overall Score: 4.42/10
    Starring Famke Janssen, Landon Liboiron, Dougray Scott.

  • 50). Dracula
    (2013 - 2014)
    Score: 50% Like of 54 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.4/10     Overall Score: 4.45/10
    Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann.

  • 49). Constantine
    (2014 - 2015)
    Score: 49% Like of 119 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.48/10
    Starring Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau, Charles Halford.

  • 48). *NEW* Scream Queens
    (2015 - )
    Score: 59% Like of 17 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.2/10     Overall Score: 4.48/10
    Starring Emma Roberts, Skyler Samuels, Lea Michele, Jamie Lee Curtis.

  • 47). The Secret Circle
    (2011 - 2012)
    Score: 50% Like of 137 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.49/10
    Starring Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, and Phoebe Tonkin.

  • 46). Being Human (US)
    (2011 - 2014)
    Score: 50% Like of 536 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.51/10
    Starring Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, and Sam Huntington.

  • 45). Monsters
    (1988 - 1991)
    Score: 51% Like of 261 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.51/10
    Starring John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson.

  • 44). *NEW* iZombie
    (2015 - )
    Score: 35% Like of 20 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.0/10     Overall Score: 4.53/10
    Starring Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli.

  • 43). *NEW* Wayward Pines
    (2015 - )
    Score: 45% Like of 33 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.7/10     Overall Score: 4.53/10
    Starring Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Shannyn Sossamon.

  • 42). *NEW* Fear The Walking Dead
    (2015 - )
    Score: 60% Like of 45 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.3/10     Overall Score: 4.55/10
    Starring Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane.

  • 41). Stephen King's The Dead Zone
    (2002 - 2007)
    Score: 54% Like of 856 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.55/10
    Starring Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno.

  • 40). *NEW* Damien
    (2016 - )
    Score: 64% Like of 11 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.2/10     Overall Score: 4.55/10
    Starring Omid Abtahi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Barbara Hershey.

  • 39). Masters of Horror
    (2005 - 2007)
    Score: 52% Like of 1214 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.6/10     Overall Score: 4.59/10
    Starring Karen Austin, J. Winston Carroll, and Miho Ninagawa.

  • 38). Death Valley
    (2011 - 2011)
    Score: 43% Like of 65 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.9/10     Overall Score: 4.6/10
    Starring Texas Battle, Bryce Johnson, and Tania Raymonde.

  • 37). Witches of East End
    (2013 - 2014)
    Score: 50% Like of 72 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.7/10     Overall Score: 4.6/10
    Starring Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston.

  • 36). Sleepy Hollow
    (2013 - )
    Score: 54% Like of 744 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.6/10     Overall Score: 4.61/10
    Starring Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones.

  • 35). Tales From the Darkside
    (1983 - 1988)
    Score: 51% Like of 444 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.7/10     Overall Score: 4.61/10
    Starring Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli.

  • 34). Being Human (UK)
    (2008 - 2013)
    Score: 49% Like of 113 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.63/10
    Starring Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner.

  • 33). Lost Girl
    (2010 - )
    Score: 49% Like of 211 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.63/10
    Starring Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, and Ksenia Solo.

  • 32). Friday the 13th: The Series
    (1987 - 1990)
    Score: 52% Like of 515 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.7/10     Overall Score: 4.63/10
    Starring Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay.

  • 31). Teen Wolf
    (2011 - )
    Score: 50% Like of 430 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.66/10
    Starring Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, and Crystal Reed.

  • 30). Forever Knight
    (1992 - 1996)
    Score: 51% Like of 329 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.67/10
    Starring Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett.

  • 29). The Outer Limits
    (1995 - 2002)
    Score: 52% Like of 767 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.69/10
    Starring Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross.

  • 28). Goosebumps
    (1995 - 1998)
    Score: 53% Like of 630 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.7/10
    Starring R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones.

  • 27). The Strain
    (2014 - )
    Score: 63% Like of 104 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.5/10     Overall Score: 4.7/10
    Starring Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro.

  • 26). Grimm
    (2011 - )
    Score: 55% Like of 1351 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.8/10     Overall Score: 4.72/10
    Starring David Giuntoli, Bitsie Tulloch, and Silas Weir Mitchell.

  • 25). Tales From the Crypt
    (1989 - 1996)
    Score: 51% Like of 255 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.0/10     Overall Score: 4.76/10
    Starring John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer.

  • 24). True Blood
    (2008 - 2014)
    Score: 51% Like of 486 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.0/10     Overall Score: 4.76/10
    Starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Sam Trammell.

  • 23). The Vampire Diaries
    (2009 - )
    Score: 54% Like of 1829 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 7.9/10     Overall Score: 4.77/10
    Starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder.

  • 22). A Haunting
    (2005 - 2016)
    Score: 53% Like of 644 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.0/10     Overall Score: 4.8/10
    Starring Anthony D. Call, Mark Joy, Lorraine Warren.

  • 21). Dark Shadows
    (1966 - 1971)
    Score: 50% Like of 402 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.1/10     Overall Score: 4.81/10
    Starring Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Nancy Barrett.

  • 20). Night Gallery
    (1970 - 1973)
    Score: 52% Like of 674 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.1/10     Overall Score: 4.83/10
    Starring Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet.

  • 19). R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
    (2010 - )
    Score: 50% Like of 510 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.2/10     Overall Score: 4.86/10
    Starring Dan Payne, Jeny Cassady, Matt Phillips.

  • 18). Are You Afraid of the Dark?
    (1991 - 2000)
    Score: 48% Like of 325 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.3/10     Overall Score: 4.87/10
    Starring Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther.

  • 17). Penny Dreadful
    (2014 - )
    Score: 52% Like of 914 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.2/10     Overall Score: 4.87/10
    Starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green.

  • 16). American Gothic
    (1995 - 1996)
    Score: 53% Like of 519 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.2/10     Overall Score: 4.89/10
    Starring Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco.

  • 15). Angel
    (1999 - 2004)
    Score: 60% Like of 313 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.0/10     Overall Score: 4.9/10
    Starring David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, and Alexis Denisof.

  • 14). Bates Motel
    (2013 - )
    Score: 59% Like of 240 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.1/10     Overall Score: 4.93/10
    Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot.

  • 13). Lucifer
    (2015 - )
    Score: 51% Like of 292 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.4/10     Overall Score: 4.97/10
    Starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Lesley-Ann Brandt.

  • 12). Kolchak: The Nightstalker
    (1974 - 1975)
    Score: 50% Like of 304 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.6/10     Overall Score: 5.05/10
    Starring Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage.

  • 11). Hannibal
    (2013 - 2015)
    Score: 51% Like of 965 Total Votes

    IMDB Score: 8.6/10     Overall Score: 5.06/10
    Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hugh Dancy.

Top 10 Horror TV Shows List

  • 10). Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 - 1965)

    Score: 50% Like of 337 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.7/10   Overall Score: 5.09/10

    Alfred Hitchcock Presents Alfred Hitchcock presented many short films that contained horror and the supernatural.

    Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams

  • 9). Ash vs Evil Dead (2015 - )

    Score: 53% Like of 79 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.7/10   Overall Score: 5.15/10

    Ash vs Evil Dead Starz - The Starz channel picked up the Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell’s Evil Dead, which means we get a continuation of The Evil Dead franchise. Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell stated that instead of a 2-hour movie, Evil Dead fans will get treated to 10 episodes totaling 5 hours…

    Bruce Campbell, Jill Marie Jones, Lucy Lawless

  • 8). Dexter (2006 - 2013)

    Score: 51% Like of 597 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.8/10   Overall Score: 5.16/10

    Dexter Showtime - Dexter is the classic serial killer next door that is a great TV series. Dexter is a blood splatter expert who helps investigate crimes. He kills those who slip between the cracks of justice, therefore, giving his killings meaning and purpose.

    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

  • 7). Twin Peaks (1990 - 1991)

    Score: 49% Like of 415 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.9/10   Overall Score: 5.19/10

    Twin Peaks Twin Peaks comes from the minds of Mark Frost and David Lynch. The show starts really slow and slowly develops into possessions, time travel, computer-voiced characters and acid mind trips. Twin Peaks became a cult classic with a Twin Peaks reboot coming soon.

    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Madchen Amick

  • 6). American Horror Story (2011 - )

    Score: 71% Like of 148 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.3/10   Overall Score: 5.21/10

    American Horror Story FX - American Horror Story starts when a family of three moves into an unknown to them, haunted house, to mend their broken past. The restored mansion feels like a new start for everyone. Soon the home comes alive and weird characters return from the past. The mother Vivian soon…

    Evan Peters, Jessica Lange, and Connie Britton

  • 5). Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 - 2003)

    Score: 75% Like of 137 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.2/10   Overall Score: 5.23/10

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer WB - Joss Whedon, before The Avengers, made the hit Buffy The Vampire Slayer movie into a series and cast Sarah Michelle Gellar in the legendary role. Buffy slays vampires, demons and any other monster while attending high school. Juggling homework and battling the forces of evil Buffy stands as…

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, and Alyson Hannigan

  • 4). The Originals (2013 - )

    Score: 71% Like of 77 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.4/10   Overall Score: 5.27/10

    The Originals CW - The Original vampire family, from The Vampire Diaries, return and settle in the city they helped build, New Orleans. This series of events triggers vampires vs. werewolves vs. witches feud.

    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

  • 3). The Twilight Zone (1959 - 1964)

    Score: 54% Like of 241 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 9.0/10   Overall Score: 5.3/10

    The Twilight Zone Rod Serling’s seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

  • 2). The Walking Dead (2010 - )

    Score: 75% Like of 170 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.6/10   Overall Score: 5.43/10

    The Walking Dead AMC - The Walking Dead comes from AMC and is a great zombie TV series. Rick Grimes is a former police officer who fell into a coma after being shot while on duty. Rick wakes up to find that he has awoken into a zombie apocalypse and now he is…

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, and Sarah Wayne Callies

  • 1). Supernatural (2005 - )

    Score: 76% Like of 135 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.6/10   Overall Score: 5.44/10

    Supernatural CW - Supernatural is about the Winchester brothers Sam and Dean. The Winchesters were trained by their father who is one the best monster killers alive. Sam and Dean fight all types of evil monsters including demons, ghosts, ghouls and leviathans. Sam and Dean are on the battlegrounds that heaven…

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Jim Beaver