The Best Suspense TV Shows

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

The very best suspense shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest suspense shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular suspense TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining suspense show of all time is. Don't let your favorite suspense 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 suspense television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List features shows like Wild Romance and Twin Peaks.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best suspense show of all time?" and "What are the greatest suspense shows?"
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    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

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    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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    Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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    Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen

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    Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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    Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

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    Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Ashton Moio

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    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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    Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

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    Mystery Woman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Mystery Woman Kellie Martin, Clarence Williams III, Nina Siemaszko

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    Melissa George, Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane

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    Dennis Trillo, Iza Calzado, Francine Prieto

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    Zee Horror Show Sheela Sharma, Usha Nadkarni

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    Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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    Kenichi Suzumura, Dave Wittenberg, Takahiro Sakurai

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    Bump Off Lover is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Bump Off Lover Shen Shi Hua

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    Kristine Hermosa, Maui Taylor, Ehra Madrigal

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    The Book of Jer3miah is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Book of Jer3miah

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    Assunta De Rossi

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    Orthros no Inu Kuranosuke Sasaki

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    Nadine Samonte, Yasmien Kurdi

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    Katorse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Katorse Jessy Mendiola, Ejay Falcon, Valerie Garcia

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    Linlang is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Linlang Diana Zubiri, Lorna Tolentino, Rudy Fernandez

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    Yui Aragaki, Saya Yūki

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    Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

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    Lee Da-hae, Byun Hee-bong

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    Eric Roberts, Jane March

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    Paulo Avelino, Kris Bernal, Aljur Abrenica

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    Urvashi Dholakia

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    Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai

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    Arci Muñoz, Yasmien Kurdi, Dion Ignacio

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    Jennylyn Mercado, Jean Garcia, Sunshine Dizon

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    Angelika Dela Cruz, Yasmien Kurdi, Diana Zubiri

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    Margherita Donato, Valerie Womack, Marie Zydek

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    Gui Gui, Christine Fan

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    Angelica Panganiban, Claudine Barretto, Cherry Pie Picache

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    James Brolin, Anne Baxter, Michelle Phillips

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    Marian Rivera, Lovi Poe, Dingdong Dantes

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    Eva Fonda is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Eva Fonda Cristine Reyes, BB Gandanghari

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    Maō Satoshi Ohno, Toma Ikuta, Michiko Kichise

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