Many television shows utilize magic to add a sense of wonder. The shows put characters we can all relate to into fantastical situations and make us all believe there is something wonderful in our own world. If you are not currently watching the following TV shows about witches and magic, then you are also missing out on wizards, dragons, mystical realms and so much more.
Harry Potter introduced an entire generation to the power of magic on screen, and there are numerous series that have carried on its legacy in recent years. Supernatural has been around for almost a decade, and every week, viewers can tune in to see how the Winchester brothers fight evil. In the reboot of Charmed to air on The CW, the Vera sisters assume their positions as The Charmed Ones to protect innocent lives. SyFy's The Magicians tells the stories of young people who learn that magic is all too real. Magic may be what gets viewers interested, but it's the characters and compelling story arcs that have them tuning back every week.
Are you a fan of any of these magical TV shows? All of these shows had new episodes air within the last year, allowing you to jump right in and get caught up on the lore. Vote on your favorites to let other readers know what magical shows they should be checking out.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) must reconcile her dual nature as a half-witch, half-mortal while fighting the evil forces that threaten her, her family, and the daylight world humans inhabit. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Lucy Davis, + more
Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery, Supernatural
Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a spinoff of The Originals. Hope Mikaelson (Danielle Rose Russell), a tribrid daughter of a Vampire/Werewolf hybrids, makes her way in the world. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd, Aria Shahghasemi, + more
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Adventure, Supernatural drama
The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. After joining a secret society of magic users, college freshman Jack Morton (Jake Manley) goes deeper into the organization's history, uncovering dark family secrets and an underground battle between werewolves and the magical dark arts. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer, Sam Trammell, Max Martini
Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Supernatural
A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British fantasy drama series based on the All Souls historical fantasy trilogy by Deborah Harkness. When Diana Bishop (Theresa Palmer), a historian and reluctant witch, unexpectedly discovers a bewitched manuscript, she begins to unravel its secrets about magical begins. Professor and vampire Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) offers his help, and the two team up while dodging threats from the creature world. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Drama, Romance