• 10). The Vampire Diaries (2009 - )

    Score: 60% Like of 720 Total Votes

    The Vampire DiariesCW - The Vampire Diaries is about a high school girl who just lost her parents to a tragic accident now becomes the love interest of two vampire brothers. The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore have been in hiding for centuries return to the sleepy Virginia town of Mystic Falls where they became vampires. Stefan lives as a vampire by not feeding on humans while also keeping his evil brother Damon in some form of control. Stefan meets Elena and falls madly in love with her. Damon soon comes to Mystic Falls and also falls in love with Elena, creating the famous love triangle. Elena's best friend Bonnie is a Bennett witch like her grandma.

    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder

  • 9). Penny Dreadful (2014 - )

    Score: 61% Like of 109 Total Votes

    Penny DreadfulShowtime - Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, and others unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

  • 8). Bates Motel (2013 - )

    Score: 72% Like of 61 Total Votes

    Bates MotelA&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

  • 7). The Strain (2014 - )

    Score: 77% Like of 30 Total Votes

    The StrainFX - A thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

    Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mía Maestro

  • 6). The Originals (2013 - )

    Score: 77% Like of 48 Total Votes

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

    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

  • 5). Supernatural (2005 - )

    Score: 79% Like of 107 Total Votes

    SupernaturalCW - 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

  • 4). The Walking Dead (2010 - )

    Score: 79% Like of 126 Total Votes

    The Walking DeadAMC - 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

  • 3). American Horror Story (2011 - )

    Score: 79% Like of 112 Total Votes

    American Horror StoryFX - 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). Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 - 2003)

    Score: 80% Like of 100 Total Votes

    Buffy the Vampire SlayerWB - 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

  • 1). Angel (1999 - 2004)

    Score: 80% Like of 81 Total Votes

    AngelWB - 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

Worth Mentioning

11). Dexter
(2006 - 2013)
Score: 59% Like of 74 Total Votes
13). Masters of Horror
(2005 - 2007)
Score: 59% Like of 309 Total Votes
Masters of Horror
15). From Dusk Till Dawn
(2014 - )
Score: 58% Like of 71 Total Votes
From Dusk Till Dawn
17). Tales From the Darkside
(1983 - 1988)
Score: 57% Like of 135 Total Votes
Tales From the Darkside
19). Tales From the Crypt
(1989 - 1996)
Score: 57% Like of 44 Total Votes
Tales From the Crypt
21). Charmed
(1996- 2006)
Score: 56% Like of 84 Total Votes
23). 30 Days of Night: Blood Trails
Score: 56% Like of 43 Total Votes
30 Days of Night: Blood Trails
25). Dark Shadows
(1966 - 1971)
Score: 56% Like of 79 Total Votes
Dark Shadows
27). Stephen King's Dead Zone
(2002 - 2007)
Score: 56% Like of 27 Total Votes
Stephen King's Dead Zone
29). A Haunting
Score: 55% Like of 38 Total Votes
A Haunting
31). Kolchak: The Nightstalker
(1974 - 1975)
Score: 55% Like of 49 Total Votes
Kolchak: The Nightstalker
33). Are You Afraid of the Dark?
(1991 - 2000)
Score: 55% Like of 20 Total Votes
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
35). The Twilight Zone
(1959 - 1964)
Score: 54% Like of 35 Total Votes
The Twilight Zone
37). Salem
(2014 - )
Score: 53% Like of 30 Total Votes
39). The Outer Limits
(1995 - 2002)
Score: 53% Like of 32 Total Votes
The Outer Limits
41). The Hunger
(1997 - 2000)
Score: 53% Like of 17 Total Votes
The Hunger
43). Night Gallery
(1970 - 1973)
Score: 53% Like of 19 Total Votes
Night Gallery
45). Alfred Hitchcock Presents
(1955 - 1965)
Score: 52% Like of 25 Total Votes
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
47). The River
Score: 50% Like of 109 Total Votes
The River
49). Beauty and the Beast
(2012 - )
Score: 50% Like of 36 Total Votes
Beauty and the Beast
51). Blade: The Series
Score: 49% Like of 292 Total Votes
Blade: The Series
53). American Gothic
(1995 - 1996)
Score: 47% Like of 17 Total Votes
American Gothic
55). Dracula
(2013 - 2014)
Score: 42% Like of 12 Total Votes
57). Death Valley
Score: 35% Like of 31 Total Votes
Death Valley
12). Grimm
(2011 - )
Score: 59% Like of 328 Total Votes
14). Hemlock Grove
(2013 - )
Score: 58% Like of 76 Total Votes
Hemlock Grove
16). Monsters
(1988 - 1991)
Score: 57% Like of 49 Total Votes
18). Goosebumps
(1995 - 1998)
Score: 57% Like of 51 Total Votes
20). True Blood
(2008 - 2014)
Score: 56% Like of 105 Total Votes
True Blood
22). Hannibal
(2013 - )
Score: 56% Like of 127 Total Votes
24). Teen Wolf
(2011 - )
Score: 56% Like of 61 Total Votes
Teen Wolf
26). Being Human (US)
(2011 - 2014)
Score: 56% Like of 106 Total Votes
Being Human (US)
28). Friday the 13th: The Series
(1987 - 1990)
Score: 56% Like of 36 Total Votes
Friday the 13th: The Series
30). Sleepy Hollow
(2013 - )
Score: 55% Like of 76 Total Votes
Sleepy Hollow
32). Constantine
(2014 - )
Score: 55% Like of 20 Total Votes
34). Twin Peaks
(1990 - 1991)
Score: 54% Like of 35 Total Votes
Twin Peaks
36). The Secret Circle
Score: 54% Like of 48 Total Votes
The Secret Circle
38). Z Nation
(2014 - )
Score: 53% Like of 15 Total Votes
Z Nation
40). Lost Girl
(2010 - )
Score: 53% Like of 49 Total Votes
Lost Girl
42). R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
(2010 - )
Score: 53% Like of 36 Total Votes
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
44). Forever Knight
(1992 - 1996)
Score: 53% Like of 19 Total Votes
Forever Knight
46). Dominion
(2014 - )
Score: 52% Like of 25 Total Votes
48). Hex
(2004 - 2005)
Score: 50% Like of 32 Total Votes
50). Being Human (UK)
(2008 - 2013)
Score: 50% Like of 32 Total Votes
Being Human (UK)
52). Witches of East End
Score: 47% Like of 17 Total Votes
Witches of East End
54). Poltergeist: The Legacy
(1996 - 1999)
Score: 46% Like of 13 Total Votes
Poltergeist: The Legacy
56). Bitten
(2014 - )
Score: 42% Like of 12 Total Votes

Top 57 Horror TV Series of All Time

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