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List Rules Vote up your favorite horror shows that are currently airing new episodes or are expected to return.

These are the best current horror series of 2016-2017 ranked from best to worst by user votes. There are some great current horror TV shows that are truly scary, and there are also some good current horror shows that have their fair share of scares but are more or less comedies.
 
What shows are featured on this best current horror TV shows list? The Walking Dead is such a good horror show that it even spawned its own spin-off. Fear The Walking Dead premiered in 2015 and features a talented cast led by Kim Dickens. The Vampire Diaries is another great horror show currently airing on television.

Supernatural is not only one of the best current horror shows but at 12 seasons, it's also one of the longest running. Other good shows that appear on this top current horror TV series list include American Horror Story, The Strain, and Bates Motel.

Which current horror show in 2017 do you like the best? Let your voice be heard by voting your favorite series to the top spot on this list.

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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+ - 560 239
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Stranger Things Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Strain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The Strain Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Fear The Walking Dead Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear

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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Ash Vs. Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
iZombie Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli

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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Z Nation Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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Scream Queens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Scream Queens Emma Roberts, Skyler Samuels, Lea Michele

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Scream Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The View is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now
The View Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira, Debbie Matenopoulos