10). True Blood (2008 - 2014)
HBO - What if vampires came out of hiding? The hit HBO True Blood features vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters and fairies. An interesting blend but done well. True Blood has Sookie as our half fairy heroin in the vampire society of kings and sheriffs. Sookie has the ability to hear what anyone is thinking and uses that ability to her advantage in this crazy supernatural world.
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Sam Trammell
9). Kolchak: The Nightstalker (1974 - 1975)
A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.
Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage
8). Grimm (2011 - )
NBC - Portland detective, Nick Burkhardt, begins glimpsing people for an instance as hideous monsters. His last known relative reveals the truth about his ancestry. Nick has inherited the supernatural ability to see creatures for what they really are. Nick must now keep the balance between mankind and the mythological creatures living amongst us. A reformed "Big Bad Wolf" becomes his greatest ally and friend. Nick battles and helps creatures that he once thought were only found in fairy tales.
David Giuntoli, Bitsie Tulloch and Silas Weir Mitchell
7). Angel (1999 - 2004)
WB - Angel made his first appearance on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Created by Joss Whedon and besides taking a spinoff from Buffy, Angel created his own plot and captivating storyline. Angel is a vampire cursed with a human soul who moves to Los Angeles to help people plagued by supernatural forces. Angel battles the evil corporation known as Wolfram & Hart who is responsible for the evil forces in Los Angeles.
David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter and Alexis Denisof
6). Bates Motel (2013 - )
A&E - "Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans discover the dark, twisted backstory of Norman Bates and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga), truly is.
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot
5). From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014 - )
El Rey - A Texas Ranger is in hot pursuit of the infamous Gecko brothers.
D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia
4). Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 - 2003)
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
3). American Horror Story (2011 - )
FX - American Horror Story starts when a family of three move into an unknown to them, haunted house in order 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). The Walking Dead (2010 - )
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
1). Supernatural (2005 - )
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
(2009 - )
(2013 - )
15). Penny Dreadful
(2014 - )
(2006 - 2013)
19). The Twilight Zone
(1959 - 1964)
21). Lost Girl
(2010 - )
23). Tales From Darkness
(1983 - 1988)
25). A Haunting
27). Twin Peaks
(1990 - 1991)
29). The River
31). Beauty and the Beast
(2012 - )
(2004 - 2005)
(2005 - 2007)
14). Being Human (US)
(2011 - 2014)
16). Dark Shadows
(1966 - 1971)
18). Tales From the Crypt
(1989 - 1996)
20). Teen Wolf
(2011 - )
22). The Secret Circle
24). American Gothic
(1995 - 1996)
26). Alfred Hitchcock Presents
(1955 - 1965)
28). Are You Afraid of the Dark?
(1991 - 2000)
30). Blade: The Series
32). The Outer Limits
(1995 - 2002)
34). Death Valley
Top 52 Horror TV Series of All Time
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