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The Best Fantasy Series on TV Right Now

Updated February 18, 2021 5.9k votes 4.9k voters 72.6k views23 items

List RulesVote up your favorite fantasy shows that are currently airing new episodes.

These are the best current fantasy TV series in 2021, 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 Stranger Things, 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 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

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  • 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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  • Van Helsing5
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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
  • The Witcher6
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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 Row7
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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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  • 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 Gods9
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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

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  • RWBY10
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    RWBY

    Lindsay Jones, Barbara Dunkelman

    Premiered2013

    RWBY is an anime-styled American CG-animated web-series created by the Rooster Teeth...  more

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  • Strowlers11
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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
  • Locke & Key12
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    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup

    Premiered2020

    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book...  more

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  • Warrior Nun13
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    Warrior Nun

    Alba Baptista, Toya Turner

    Premiered2020

    Warrior Nun (Netflix, 2020) is a supernatural drama television series created by Simon Barry,...  more

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  • The New Legends of Monkey14
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    The New Legends of Monkey

    Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan

    Premiered2018

    The New Legends of Monkey (Netflix, 2018) is a television series based on the 16th century...  more

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  • Motherland: Fort Salem15
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    Motherland: Fort Salem

    Taylor Hickson, Ashley Nicole Williams

    Premiered2020

    Motherland: Fort Salem (Freeform, 2020) is an American supernatural drama series created by...  more

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  • Blood of Zeus16
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    Blood of Zeus

    Jason O'Mara, Mamie Gummer

    Premiered2020

    Blood of Zeus (Netflix, 2020), formerly known as Gods & Heroes, is an American original...  more

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  • Shadow and Bone17
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    Shadow and Bone

    Freddy Carter, Jessie Mei Li

    Premiered2021

    Shadow and Bone (Netflix, 2021) is an American fantasy series created by Eric Heisserer and is...  more
  • Invisible City18
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    Invisible City

    Marco Pigossi, Alessandra Negrini

    Premiered2021

    Invisible City (Netflix, 2021) is a Brazilian crime fantasy drama created by Carlos Saldanha....  more

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  • Britannia19
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    Britannia

    Kelly Reilly, David Morrissey

    Premiered2018

    Britannia (Amazon Video, 2018) is a British-American historical fantasy series written by Jez...  more

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  • Legacies20
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    Legacies

    Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis

    Premiered2018

    Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a...  more

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  • Ragnarok21
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    Ragnarok

    David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli

    PremieredJanuary 31, 2020

    Ragnarok (Netflix, 2020) is a television drama series created by Adam Price. A small Norwegian...  more

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  • Amazing Stories22
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    Amazing Stories

    Dylan O'Brien, Victoria Pedretti

    Premiered2019

    Amazing Stories (Apple TV+, 2020) is an American fantasy anthology television series based on...  more

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  • Castlevania23
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    Castlevania

    Richard Armitage, James Callis

    Premiered2017

    Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the...  more

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