Horror Movies and TV The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018  

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List Rules Only shows that premiered in 2018.

Despite being based on our own worldly fears, horror TV shows and movies are always a hit. In fact, some of 2018's top series are that of the horror genre, and we just can't seem to get enough of them. Television fans far and wide love to be scared and kept in suspense, and the best horror shows of 2018 can do exactly that. Whether it's vampires or serial killers that you're afraid of, but just can't seem to stop watching, then this list of horror shows is just what you need. 

Each and every year, new horror series come and go—and 2018 is no different. From animated horror shows like Devilman Crybaby to dramatic horrors such as The Terror, the new 2018 horror shows are not to be missed. So, if you like hanging of the edge of your seat (or couch), get ready for some true thrillers. 

Take a look at the list of horror series below and cast your vote for your favorites. Of course, you're welcome to add any 2018 shows that didn't make the list. 

Siren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Photo: Freeform
1 5 VOTES

Siren


Siren (Freeform, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Eric Wald and Dean White. When a mysterious girl (Eline Powell) arrives in the coastal town of Bristol Cove, she proves that the local legend about the ancient creatures known as sirens is much more than legend and inadvertently causes a war for the ocean to begin. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Ian Verdun, Rena Owen

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#10 on The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018

#7 on The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2018

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The Alienist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Photo: TNT
2 8 VOTES

The Alienist


The Alienist (TNT, 2018) is an American television period drama event series created by Cary Fukunaga, based on the novel by Caleb Carr. When a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped New York City in 1896, criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Bruhl) and newspaper illustrator John Moore (Luke Evans) conduct a secret investigation with the help of police secretary Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning). ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Robert Wisdom, Douglas Smith, + more

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#4 on The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018

#10 on The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2018

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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Photo: AMC
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The Terror


The Terror (AMC, 2018) is an anthology television series created by David Kajganich and Soo Hugh, based on the novel by Dan Simmons. The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers a monstrous predator. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis, + more

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#26 on The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018

#13 on The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2018

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The Crossing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Photo: ABC
4 2 VOTES

The Crossing


The Crossing (ABC, 2017) is an American science fiction thriller series created by Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie. Refugees from a war-torn America 250 years in the future start showing up to seek asylum in a modern American town. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Steve Zahn, Sandrine Holt, Natalie Martinez, Rich Gomez, Jay Karnes, + more

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#13 on The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018

#6 on The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2018

#20 on The Best (and Worst) TV Shows Ending in 2018

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