Horror TV Series & Shows

  • 10). Lucifer (2015 - )

    Score: 54% Like of 80 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.7/10   Overall Score: 5.16/10
    Lucifer

    Fox - DC Comics’ Vertigo and Fox’s Lucifer TV series premieres on January 25, 2016, and is a loose adaptation of the comic book character created by Neil Gaiman in The Sandman. The comic book series The Sandman then had its spin-off comic book series titled Lucifer that is written by Mike Carey. Based on the idea of Lucifer taking a “vacation” from Hell and coming to Earth.

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Lesley-Ann Brandt

  • 9). Dexter (2006 - 2013)

    Score: 52% Like of 512 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.8/10   Overall Score: 5.18/10
    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

  • 8). Twin Peaks (1990 - 1991)

    Score: 50% Like of 396 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.9/10   Overall Score: 5.2/10
    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, M?dchen Amick

  • 7). *NEW* Ash vs Evil Dead (2015 - )

    Score: 51% Like of 47 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.9/10   Overall Score: 5.22/10
    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 of Ash Williams killing Deadites. With The Evil Dead TV series on the Starz channel, we get much more gore, mayhem, and violence than if it were on any other network.

    Bruce Campbell, Jill Marie Jones, Lucy Lawless

  • 6). The Originals (2013 - )

    Score: 70% Like of 69 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.4/10   Overall Score: 5.24/10
    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

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

    Score: 78% Like of 124 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.2/10   Overall Score: 5.27/10
    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 a modern day classic horror TV series. Angel first made his appearance as the love interest of Buffy. Buffy is the chosen vampire slayer with friends Willow Rosenberg, Alexander “Xander” Harris and her watcher Giles.

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, and Alyson Hannigan

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

    Score: 52% Like of 231 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 9.0/10   Overall Score: 5.28/10
    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

  • 3). American Horror Story (2011 - )

    Score: 75% Like of 134 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.3/10   Overall Score: 5.28/10
    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 becomes pregnant after an encounter with a strange supernatural entity passes as her husband.

    Evan Peters, Jessica Lange, and Connie Britton

  • 2). Supernatural (2005 - )

    Score: 77% Like of 128 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.6/10   Overall Score: 5.46/10
    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 and hell fight on. They fight demons and sometimes angels alike. This supernatural TV series features almost every known monster beautifully and has a huge well-deserved horror fan following.

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Jim Beaver

  • 1). The Walking Dead (2010 - )

    Score: 78% Like of 156 Total Votes
    IMDB Score: 8.6/10   Overall Score: 5.46/10
    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 on the hunt to find his wife and son. After journeying to his home, he finds that his family has fled and now he sets on a journey to go to Atlanta. While in Atlanta Rick Grimes is almost killed by zombies but is helped by Glenn. Glenn takes Rick to a camp outside of town to be reunited with his family and best friend Shane. Rick with the help of Shane and other survivors fight off the zombie hordes while also fighting off other survivors who seek to take what they have.

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, and Sarah Wayne Callies

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11). Alfred Hitchcock Presents
(1955 - 1965)
Score: 49% Like of 151 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.7/10
Overall Score: 5.09/10
Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Starring Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams.

12). Hannibal
(2013 - 2015)
Score: 52% Like of 783 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.6/10
Overall Score: 5.08/10
Hannibal

Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hugh Dancy.


13). Kolchak: The Nightstalker
(1974 - 1975)
Score: 49% Like of 179 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.6/10
Overall Score: 5.03/10
Kolchak: The Nightstalker

Starring Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage.

14). Bates Motel
(2013 - )
Score: 65% Like of 127 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.1/10
Overall Score: 5.02/10
Bates Motel

Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot.


15). Angel
(1999 - 2004)
Score: 65% Like of 176 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.0/10
Overall Score: 4.98/10
Angel

Starring David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, and Alexis Denisof.

16). Are You Afraid of the Dark?
(1991 - 2000)
Score: 51% Like of 189 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.3/10
Overall Score: 4.91/10
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Starring Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther.


17). Penny Dreadful
(2014 - )
Score: 53% Like of 785 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.2/10
Overall Score: 4.89/10
Penny Dreadful

Starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green.

18). American Gothic
(1995 - 1996)
Score: 52% Like of 384 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.2/10
Overall Score: 4.88/10
American Gothic

Starring Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco.


19). R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
(2010 - )
Score: 50% Like of 385 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.2/10
Overall Score: 4.86/10
R.L. Stines The Haunting Hour

Starring Dan Payne, Jeny Cassady, Matt Phillips.

20). Night Gallery
(1970 - 1973)
Score: 53% Like of 553 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.1/10
Overall Score: 4.85/10
Night Gallery

Starring Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet.


21). Dark Shadows
(1966 - 1971)
Score: 50% Like of 303 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.1/10
Overall Score: 4.81/10
Dark Shadows

Starring Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Nancy Barrett.

22). A Haunting
(2005 - 2016)
Score: 53% Like of 558 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.0/10
Overall Score: 4.79/10
A Haunting

Starring Anthony D. Call, Mark Joy, Lorraine Warren.


23). The Vampire Diaries
(2009 - )
Score: 55% Like of 1763 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.9/10
Overall Score: 4.77/10
The Vampire Diaries

Starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder.

24). True Blood
(2008 - 2014)
Score: 51% Like of 424 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.0/10
Overall Score: 4.76/10
True Blood

Starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Sam Trammell.


25). Tales From the Crypt
(1989 - 1996)
Score: 50% Like of 201 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.0/10
Overall Score: 4.75/10
Tales From the Crypt

Starring John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer.

26). The Strain
(2014 - )
Score: 65% Like of 72 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.73/10
The Strain

Starring Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro.


27). Grimm
(2011 - )
Score: 55% Like of 1321 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.72/10
Grimm

Starring David Giuntoli, Bitsie Tulloch, and Silas Weir Mitchell.

28). The Outer Limits
(1995 - 2002)
Score: 53% Like of 745 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.69/10
The Outer Limits

Starring Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross.


29). Goosebumps
(1995 - 1998)
Score: 52% Like of 607 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.69/10
Goosebumps

Starring R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones.

30). *NEW* Wayward Pines
(2015 - )
Score: 52% Like of 23 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.68/10
Wayward Pines

Starring Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Shannyn Sossamon.


31). Being Human (UK)
(2008 - 2013)
Score: 52% Like of 95 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.67/10
Being Human (UK)

Starring Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner.

32). Forever Knight
(1992 - 1996)
Score: 51% Like of 308 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.66/10
Forever Knight

Starring Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett.


33). Teen Wolf
(2011 - )
Score: 51% Like of 405 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.66/10
Teen Wolf

Starring Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, and Crystal Reed.

34). Lost Girl
(2010 - )
Score: 50% Like of 187 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10
Overall Score: 4.65/10
Lost Girl

Starring Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, and Ksenia Solo.


35). *NEW* Fear The Walking Dead
(2015 - )
Score: 60% Like of 30 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.65/10
Fear The Walking Dead

Starring Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane.

36). Friday the 13th: The Series
(1987 - 1990)
Score: 52% Like of 501 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.7/10
Overall Score: 4.63/10
Friday the 13th: The Series

Starring Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay.


37). Tales From the Darkside
(1983 - 1988)
Score: 51% Like of 436 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.7/10
Overall Score: 4.61/10
Tales From the Darkside

Starring Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli.

38). Witches of East End
(2013 - 2014)
Score: 51% Like of 61 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.7/10
Overall Score: 4.61/10
Witches of East End

Starring Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston.


39). Sleepy Hollow
(2013 - )
Score: 54% Like of 729 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.6/10
Overall Score: 4.6/10
Sleepy Hollow

Starring Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones.

40). Death Valley
(2011 - 2011)
Score: 43% Like of 53 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.9/10
Overall Score: 4.6/10
Death Valley

Starring Texas Battle, Bryce Johnson, and Tania Raymonde.


41). Masters of Horror
(2005 - 2007)
Score: 52% Like of 1203 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.6/10
Overall Score: 4.59/10
Masters of Horror

Starring Karen Austin, J. Winston Carroll, and Miho Ninagawa.

42). *NEW* iZombie
(2015 - )
Score: 38% Like of 16 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 8.0/10
Overall Score: 4.56/10
iZombie

Starring Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli.


43). *NEW* The Following
(2013 - 2015)
Score: 54% Like of 13 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.56/10
The Following

Starring Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore.

44). Stephen King's The Dead Zone
(2002 - 2007)
Score: 54% Like of 847 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.56/10
Stephen Kings The Dead Zone

Starring Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno.


45). Being Human (US)
(2011 - 2014)
Score: 51% Like of 527 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.51/10
Being Human (US)

Starring Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, and Sam Huntington.

46). Monsters
(1988 - 1991)
Score: 51% Like of 251 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.51/10
Monsters

Starring John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson.


47). Constantine
(2014 - 2015)
Score: 50% Like of 110 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.5/10
Constantine

Starring Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau, Charles Halford.

48). The Secret Circle
(2011 - 2012)
Score: 50% Like of 126 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 4.5/10
The Secret Circle

Starring Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, and Phoebe Tonkin.


49). *NEW* Scream Queens
(2015 - )
Score: 58% Like of 12 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.2/10
Overall Score: 4.48/10
Scream Queens

Starring Emma Roberts, Skyler Samuels, Lea Michele, Jamie Lee Curtis.

50). *NEW* Dracula
(2013 - 2014)
Score: 49% Like of 47 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.4/10
Overall Score: 4.43/10
Dracula

Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann.


51). Hemlock Grove
(2013 - 2015)
Score: 51% Like of 423 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.3/10
Overall Score: 4.41/10
Hemlock Grove

Starring Famke Janssen, Landon Liboiron, Dougray Scott.

52). Salem
(2014 - )
Score: 50% Like of 199 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.2/10
Overall Score: 4.35/10
Salem

Starring Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel.


53). Beauty and the Beast
(2012 - )
Score: 50% Like of 68 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.2/10
Overall Score: 4.35/10
Beauty and the Beast

Starring Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, and Max Brown.

54). *NEW* Helix
(2014 - 2015)
Score: 58% Like of 12 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.9/10
Overall Score: 4.33/10
Helix

Starring Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanime.


55). Hex
(2004 - 2005)
Score: 47% Like of 62 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.2/10
Overall Score: 4.3/10
Hex

Starring Christina Cole, Michael Fassbender, Jemima Rooper, Jamie Davis, Joseph Morgan, and Amber Sainsbury.

56). From Dusk Till Dawn
(2014 - )
Score: 53% Like of 550 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.0/10
Overall Score: 4.29/10
From Dusk Till Dawn

Starring D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia.


57). Charmed
(1996 - 2006)
Score: 52% Like of 469 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.0/10
Overall Score: 4.27/10
Charmed

Starring Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause, Rose McGowan.

58). Bitten
(2014 - )
Score: 47% Like of 62 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.1/10
Overall Score: 4.25/10
Bitten

Starring Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk.


59). Poltergeist: The Legacy
(1996 - 1999)
Score: 49% Like of 199 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 7.0/10
Overall Score: 4.24/10
Poltergeist: The Legacy

Starring Derek de Lint, Martin Cummins, Robbi Chong.

60). Dominion
(2014 - 2015)
Score: 51% Like of 151 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.9/10
Overall Score: 4.21/10
Dominion

Starring Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom, Roxanne McKee.


61). The River
(2012 - 2012)
Score: 47% Like of 147 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.8/10
Overall Score: 4.1/10
The River

Starring Bruce Greenwood, Joe Anderson, and Leslie Hope.

62). Blade: The Series
(2006 - 2006)
Score: 50% Like of 342 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.6/10
Overall Score: 4.05/10
Blade: The Series

Starring Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner, and Nelson Lee.


63). Z Nation
(2014 - )
Score: 48% Like of 132 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.5/10
Overall Score: 3.98/10
Z Nation

Starring Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan.

64). *NEW* Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
(2016 - )
Score: 55% Like of 11 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.3/10
Overall Score: 3.97/10
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende.


65). The Hunger
(1997 - 2000)
Score: 48% Like of 56 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 6.3/10
Overall Score: 3.87/10
The Hunger

Starring Terence Stamp, David Bowie, Richard Jutras.

66). *NEW* South of Hell
(2015 - )
Score: 58% Like of 12 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 5.5/10
Overall Score: 3.63/10
South of Hell

Starring Mena Suvari, Zachary Booth, Lamman Rucker.


67). 30 Days of Night: Blood Trails
(2007 - 2007)
Score: 50% Like of 192 Total Votes

IMDB Score: 4.4/10
Overall Score: 2.95/10
30 Days of Night: Blood Trails

Starring Trip Hope, Tiffany Barrett, Perry Cornelius.


Top 67 Horror TV Series of All Time

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