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The Best 2000s Horror Series  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite horror TV shows that aired on TV in the 2000s

These are the best 2000s horror series ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some great 2000s horror TV shows revolved around classic monsters and well established horror villains, while some other good 2000s horror shows branched out a little bit and were more "comedy" than horror but still could scare you half to death. So, what are the best 2000s horror series? Vote up your favorites!

What shows are featured on this best 2000s horror TV shows list? Vampires were all the rage after HBO's drama True Blood premiered in 2008. Perhaps the scariest thing about this great 2000s horror show was Sookie Stackhouse's love life. Angel was another good horror TV series that aired in the 2000s.

For once witches were the good guys as the protagonists in the CW hit, Charmed. Other good shows that appear on this top 2000s horror TV series list include The Hunger, Supernatural and Masters of Horror.

Which 2000s horror TV show do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more
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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more
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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Charmed is an American television series created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Aaron Spelling and his production company Spelling Television, with Brad Kern serving as showrunner. The ...more
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a Canadian horror fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, and was picked up by Nickelodeon in ...more
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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial True Blood is an American television drama series produced and created by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the ...more
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Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series was created by Buffy's creator, Joss Whedon, in collaboration with David ...more
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A Haunting is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
A Haunting is a 2005 American paranormal anthology television series that depicts eyewitness accounts of possession, exorcism, and ghostly encounters. The show originally aired from October 28, ...more
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Nightmares and Dreamscapes: Fr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King is an eight-episode anthology series on TNT based on short stories written by Stephen King. It debuted on July 12, 2006, and ended ...more
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The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
The Outer Limits is a US-Canadian television series that originally aired on Showtime, the Sci Fi Channel and in syndication between 1995 and 2002. The series is a revival of the original The ...more
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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. ...more
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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Being Human (BBC Three, 2008) is a British supernatural drama television series. It was created and written by Toby Whithouse for broadcast on BBC Three. The show blends elements of flatshare ...more
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Fear Itself is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Fear Itself was a horror/suspense anthology television series shot in the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with some additional shooting in the city of St. Albert and the town of Devon, ...more
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The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
This series is an American–Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, ...more
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Masters of Horror is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Masters of Horror is an American anthology style television series created by director Mick Garris for the Showtime cable network.
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Night Visions is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
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Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of ...more
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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Haunted is an American television program first aired in September 2002 on UPN. The program, which was filmed in Vancouver, was canceled in November 2002 due to low ratings. As a result, only ...more
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Point Pleasant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Point Pleasant is a television series that first aired on the Fox Network in January 2005. It was cancelled in March 2005 due to poor ratings. Point Pleasant boasted many of the same crew behind ...more
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Kingdom Hospital is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Kingdom Hospital is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom, which was developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. While initially ...more
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Dark Realm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Dark Realm is an anthology series hosted by Eric Roberts. The series aired in syndication in the United States for a total of 13 episodes, from May to December 2001.
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Demons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Demons
Demons is a British six-part supernatural drama TV series produced by Shine Productions, which premièred on ITV on 3 January 2009. It was produced by the same company that made the Sky1 ...more
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Fear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
MTV's Fear is an US-American paranormal reality television series that originally aired from 2000 to 2002 on MTV. The program follows a group of five or more contestants being left at an ...more
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Eastwick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Eastwick is a 2009 television series based on John Updike's novel The Witches of Eastwick. The series was developed by Maggie Friedman, and starred Paul Gross as the infamous Darryl Van Horne, ...more
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Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Vampire Knight is a shōjo manga series written by Matsuri Hino. The series premiered in the January 2005 issue of LaLa magazine and has officially ended. Chapters are collected and published in ...more
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Eleventh Hour is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
Eleventh Hour is a four-part British television series developed by Granada Television for ITV by writer Stephen Gallagher. It follows the adventures of Professor Ian Hood, Special Advisor to ...more
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Dead Set is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Horror Series
This show is a critically acclaimed BAFTA-nominated British television horror drama created by Charlie Brooker. The show takes place primarily on the set of a fictional series of the real ...more