The Best Horror TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best TV series.

The very best horror shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest horror shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular horror TV shows have been a staple of television for years because people like to be afraid. It's the ultimate escapism. It truly makes you feel alive. What do you think is the most entertaining horror show of all time. Don't (DON'T, YOU GUYS) let your favorite horror television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of horror television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.The list you're viewing contains shows like Supernatural and The Walking Dead.This list answers the questions, "What is the best horror show of all time?" and "What are the greatest horror shows?" Heck, what are some good horror shows?
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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

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    John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer

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    Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas

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    Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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    Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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    Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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    Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther

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    Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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    R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand

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    Jessica Lowndes, Holly Marie Combs, Bree Turner

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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood

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    Paul Sparer

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    Rebecca De Mornay, Elliott Gould, Melvin Van Peebles

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    Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

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    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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    Emily Deschanel, Nancy Travis, Melanie Lynskey

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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    Emma Roberts, Skyler Samuels, Lea Michele

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    Scream the TV series is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows

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    Scream the TV series

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    Stephen King, Spencer Breslin, Colm Feore

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    Colm Feore, Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins

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    Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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    Michael Landes, Alexondra Lee, Richard Gant

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    Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron

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    Elaine Cassidy, Christopher Gorham, Matt Barr

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows

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    Stranger Things

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    Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes

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    Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn

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    Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan

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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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    Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter

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    Margherita Donato, Valerie Womack, Marie Zydek

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    Nightmares and Dreamscapes: Fr... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows


    Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King

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    Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco

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    Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

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