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The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018 

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Updated June 14, 2019 264 votes 152 voters 15.4k views 10 items

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. When you're done, see what horror shows premiered in 2019.

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The Haunting of Hill Hou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas

Genres (Tv): Supernatural horror

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. A fractured family confronts ...more

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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Derek Mio, George Takei, Jared Harris

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Anthology, Psychological thriller

The Terror (AMC, 2018) is an American horror drama anthology television series developed by David Kajganich, based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons. A new story each season, the show follows ...more

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The Alienist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama

The Alienist (TNT, 2018) is an American television period drama event series created by Cary Fukunaga, based on the novel by Caleb Carr. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Bruhl) and newspaper ...more

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Constantine: City of Dem... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Constantine: City of Demons Matt Ryan, Damian O'hare, Laura Bailey

Genres (Tv): Animation, Horror

Constantine: City of Demons (CW Seed, 2018) is an American animated web series based on the DC Comics character. John Constantine (Matt Ryan) uses his skills as a demon hunter and master of the ...more
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Siren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Siren Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Ian Verdun

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

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 ...more

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The Crossing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Steve Zahn, Sandrine Holt, Natalie Martinez

Genres (Tv): Science fiction, Thriller

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 ...more
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The Purge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Lee Tergesen

Genres (Tv): Action, Horror, Sci-fi

The Purge (Syfy, 2018) is an American horror television series based on the film franchise. Set in an altered United States, several unrelated people discover how far they will go to survive a ...more

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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Griffin Burns, Kyle McCarley, Cristina Vee

Genres (Tv): Anime

Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more

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Philip K. Dick's Electri... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Timothy Spall, Anthony Boyle, Tuppence Middleton

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Thriller, Drama, Anthology

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (Amazon Video, 2018) is a British-American science fiction television anthology series developed by Ronald D. Moore and Michael Dinner. Based on the works of ...more

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B: the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Of 2018
Hiroaki Hirata, Yūki Kaji, Asai Seto

Genres (Tv): Anime

B: the Beginning (Netflix, 2018) is an anime series directed by Kazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa. In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic ...more