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List Rules 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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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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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
True Detective Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Mentalist Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Killing Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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Oz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Oz Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen

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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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The Gates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Gates Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols

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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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Twisted is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Twisted Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Ashton Moio

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Spawn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Goosebumps R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

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Hunted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Hunted Melissa George, Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane

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

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Kojak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Kojak Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

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Zee Horror Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Zee Horror Show Sheela Sharma, Usha Nadkarni

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E.S.P. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
E.S.P. Dennis Trillo, Iza Calzado, Francine Prieto

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The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Tsukihime, Lunar Legend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Tsukihime, Lunar Legend Kenichi Suzumura, Dave Wittenberg, Takahiro Sakurai

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The Book of Jer3miah is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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

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Hawak Ko Ang Langit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Hawak Ko Ang Langit Assunta De Rossi

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Orthros no Inu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Orthros no Inu Kuranosuke Sasaki

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SRO Cinemaserye: Suspetsa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
SRO Cinemaserye: Suspetsa Nadine Samonte, Yasmien Kurdi

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Bump Off Lover is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Bump Off Lover Shen Shi Hua

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Katorse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Katorse Jessy Mendiola, Ejay Falcon, Valerie Garcia

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Linlang is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Linlang Diana Zubiri, Lorna Tolentino, Rudy Fernandez

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Dark Realm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Dark Realm Eric Roberts, Jane March

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La Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
La Vendetta Jennylyn Mercado, Jean Garcia, Sunshine Dizon

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Shibuya Fifteen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Shibuya Fifteen Yui Aragaki, Saya Yūki

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Green Rose is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Green Rose Lee Da-hae, Byun Hee-bong

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The Twins of Destiny is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Midnight DJ is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Midnight DJ Kristine Hermosa, Maui Taylor, Ehra Madrigal

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Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Paulo Avelino, Kris Bernal, Aljur Abrenica

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Patayin Mo Sa Sindak si Barbar... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Hotel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Hotel James Brolin, Anne Baxter, Michelle Phillips

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Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Angelika Dela Cruz, Yasmien Kurdi, Diana Zubiri

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Saan Darating Ang Umaga? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Saan Darating Ang Umaga? Arci Muñoz, Yasmien Kurdi, Dion Ignacio

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Fear Itself is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Fear Itself Margherita Donato, Valerie Womack, Marie Zydek

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Mysterious Incredible Terminat... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Mysterious Incredible Terminator Gui Gui, Christine Fan

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Iisa Pa Lamang is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Iisa Pa Lamang Angelica Panganiban, Claudine Barretto, Cherry Pie Picache

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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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Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Urvashi Dholakia