The Best Suspense TV Shows

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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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    Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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    Dexter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Dexter Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

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    The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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    Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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    Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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    Homeland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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    True Detective is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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    True Detective Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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    Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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    Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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    Oz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Oz Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen

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    The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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    The Mentalist Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

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    Twisted is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Twisted Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Ashton Moio

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    The Killing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Killing Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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    Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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    Spawn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

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    Mystery Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Mystery Woman Kellie Martin, Clarence Williams III, Nina Siemaszko

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

    The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Goosebumps R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

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    The Gates is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Gates Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols

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    The Hour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Hour Peter Capaldi, Dominic West, Oona Chaplin

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    Tsukihime, Lunar Legend is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Tsukihime, Lunar Legend Kenichi Suzumura, Dave Wittenberg, Takahiro Sakurai

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    Magkaribal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Magkaribal Kathryn Bernardo, Iya Villania, Bea Alonzo

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    Green Rose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Green Rose Anne Curtis, Jake Cuenca, Alessandra De Rossi

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    Split Second Yoyo Mung, Moses Chan, Patrick Tam

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    Linlang is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Linlang Diana Zubiri, Lorna Tolentino, Rudy Fernandez

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    Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin Maja Salvador, Coco Martin, Andi Eigenmann

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    Ilumina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Ilumina Paulo Avelino, Carla Abellana, Rhian Ramos

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    Katorse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Katorse Jessy Mendiola, Ejay Falcon, Valerie Garcia

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    Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo, Ronnie Lazaro

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    Carland Cross

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    La familia de al lado

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    The Ghost Inside My Child is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    The Ghost Inside My Child

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    Genius: The Rule of Game

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    Harvest Villa Lee Bo-young, Shin Ha-kyun, Yun-shik Baek

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    Vision - The Woman Who Can See Murder Yu Yamada, Nobuaki Kaneko

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    Lynch Natalia Oreiro

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    Su Nombre es Joaquín

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    Hunted is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Hunted Melissa George, Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane

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    Deadly Encounter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Deadly Encounter

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    Deadly Isolation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Deadly Isolation

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    Mundo Man ay Magunaw Empress Schuck, Nikki Gil, Eula Valdez

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    My Beloved is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    My Beloved Marian Rivera, Katrina Halili, Dingdong Dantes

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    Capture is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Capture Luke Tipple, Rob Anderson, Jacob Kosior

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    SRO Cinemaserye: Suspetsa Nadine Samonte, Yasmien Kurdi

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    Shibuya Fifteen Yui Aragaki, Saya Yūki

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    Bump Off Lover is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Bump Off Lover Shen Shi Hua

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    Patayin Mo Sa Sindak si Barbar... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Patayin Mo Sa Sindak si Barbara Susan Roces

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    Iisa Pa Lamang is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Iisa Pa Lamang Angelica Panganiban, Claudine Barretto, Cherry Pie Picache

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    Mysterious Incredible Terminat... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

    Mysterious Incredible Terminator Gui Gui, Christine Fan

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