The Very Best Horror TV Shows TV Programs
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The Very Best Horror TV Shows

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 items 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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    Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton

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    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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    Morgan Freeman, Rod Serling, John McGiver

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    Joan Bennett, Louis Edmonds, David Selby

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    Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Ruth McDevitt

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    Heather Graham, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn

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    Anna Paquin, Evan Rachel Wood, Deborah Ann Woll

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    Jessica Lowndes, Holly Marie Combs, Henry Thomas

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    Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, Amy Acker

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    Gillian Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Hugh Dancy

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    Stephen King, Tim Daly, Colm Feore

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    Kathryn Long

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    Noomi Rapace, Charles Nelson Reilly, Lance Henriksen

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    Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Don Messick

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    Colm Feore, Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins

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    Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Lenora Crichlow

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

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    Vera Farmiga, Nicola Peltz, Freddie Highmore

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    Elisha Cuthbert, Joanna García, Vanessa Lengies

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    Andrew McCarthy, Ed Begley, Jr., Diane Ladd

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    Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Billie Piper

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    Famke Janssen, Kandyse McClure, Dougray Scott

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    Jonathan Togo, Michael Landes, Danny Woodburn

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    Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Mía Maestro

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    Nicole Beharie, John Noble, Tom Mison

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    David McCallum, Kevin Conway, Beau Bridges

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    Katie Cassidy, Cameron Richardson, Christopher Gorham

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    Kaley Cuoco, Rose McGowan, Alyssa Milano

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    Sarah Paulson, Gary Cole, Nick Searcy

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    Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

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    Alfred Hitchcock

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    Tara Strong, Tabitha St. Germain, Don Francks

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    Tyler Hoechlin, Colton Haynes, Jill Wagner

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    Emily Deschanel, Melanie Lynskey, Julian Sands

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    Rebecca De Mornay, Elliott Gould, Steven Weber

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    Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, David Giuntoli

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    Claire Holt, Phoebe Tonkin, Joseph Morgan

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    Bruce Greenwood, Luisana Lopilato, Thomas Kretschmann

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Aisha Tyler, Jay Mohr

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    Robert Englund

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    Mark Pellegrino, Samuel Witwer, Meaghan Rath

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    Elisabeth Harnois, Cameron Richardson, Dina Meyer

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