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The Best Fantasy Shows on TV Right Now

Updated January 22, 2021 9.0k votes 4.9k voters 71.7k views26 items

List RulesVote up your favorite fantasy shows (no sci-fi) currently airing new episodes on TV or a streaming service

These are the best current fantasy TV series in 2019, ranked from best to worst by user votes. This list is pretty diverse. Some of the best current fantasy TV shows take place in the depths of space, and still others, while based in earthly environments, integrate supernatural elements into their already fantastical shows. Some of the greatest current fantasy TV series even feature characters with super powers.

What shows will you find on this best current fantasy TV series list? Carnival Row mixes mystery and magic with a detective working to solve a series of crimes in a world filled with mythical creatures in this steampunk fantasy series. Outlander is another good fantasy show that is currently airing on television and is considered one of the best fantasy series of the past decade. Other great shows that appear on this top current fantasy TV series list include The Walking Dead, The Witcher, and His Dark Materials.

Do you have a favorite current fantasy program? Give the best series a thumbs up!

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  • Lucifer1
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    Lucifer

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German

    Premiered2015

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series...  more

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  • Stranger Things2
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series...  more

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    Outlander

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan

    Premiered2014

    Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,...  more
  • A Discovery of Witches4
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    A Discovery of Witches

    Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode

    Premiered2018

    A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British fantasy drama series based on the All...  more
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    The Witcher

    Henry Cavill, Freya Allan

    Premiered2019

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short...  more

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    Carnival Row

    Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne

    Premiered2019

    Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series...  more

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  • Van Helsing7
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    Van Helsing

    Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe

    Premiered2016

    Van Helsing (Syfy, 2016) is an American dark fantasy horror drama television series inspired...  more

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  • His Dark Materials8
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    His Dark Materials

    Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Premiered2019

    His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series...  more

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  • American Horror Story9
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    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by...  more

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  • Legends of Tomorrow10
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    Legends of Tomorrow

    Victor Garber, Brandon Routh

    Premiered2016

    DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television...  more

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  • American Gods11
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    American Gods

    Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning

    Premiered2017

    American Gods (Starz, 2017) is an American television series developed by Bryan Fuller and...  more
  • The Order12
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    The Order

    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

    The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton...  more

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  • Runaways13
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    Runaways

    Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano

    Premiered2017

    Marvel's Runaways (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Josh Schwartz...  more

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  • Black Lightning14
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    Black Lightning

    Cress Williams, China Anne McClain

    Premiered2018

    Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character...  more

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  • Trickster15
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    Trickster

    Joel Oulette, Crystle Lightning

    Premiered2021

    Trickster (CBC/CW, 2021) is a Canadian supernatural thriller, coming-of-age television drama...  more

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  • Fate: The Winx Saga16
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    Fate: The Winx Saga

    Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin

    Premiered2021

    Fate: The Winx Saga (Netflix, 2021) is an English-language Italian young adult fantasy-drama...  more
  • Supergirl17
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed...  more

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  • The Watch18
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    The Watch

    Samuel Adewunmi, Marama Corlett

    Premiered2021

    The Watch (BBC America, 2021) is a fantasy police procedural television series based on the...  more

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  • Seraph of the End19
    Seraph of the End (Wit Studio, 2015) also known as Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign or Owari...  more

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    RWBY

    Lindsay Jones, Barbara Dunkelman
    RWBY is an anime-styled American CG-animated web-series created by the Rooster Teeth...  more
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    Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by...  more

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  • Raising Dion22
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    Raising Dion

    Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young

    Premiered2019

    Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by...  more
  • Strowlers23
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    Strowlers

    Trin Miller, G. Valmont Thomas

    Premiered2018

    Strowlers (ZOE, 2018) is an American fantasy science fiction television series. Magic has...  more
  • Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist24
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    Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

    Jane Levy, Skylar Astin

    Premiered2020

    Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC, 2020) is an American musical fantasy dramedy television...  more
  • Raising Hope25
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    Raising Hope

    Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton

    Premiered2010

    Raising Hope is an American sitcom that aired from September 21, 2010, to April 4, 2014, on...  more

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