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.
Genres: Drama, HorrorThe Haunting (Netflix, 2018) is an American television anthology series created by Mike Flanagan and produced by Amblin Television and Paramount Television, for Netflix. The first series, titled The... more
SirenEline Powell, Alex Roe
Genres: Drama, FantasySiren (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... more
Genres: Drama, Science fictionThe 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
Genres: Historical drama, ThrillerThe 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 explorer... more
Constantine: City of DemonsMatt Ryan, Damian O'hare
Genres: Animation, HorrorConstantine: 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 dark... more
Genres: HorrorDeadwax (Shudder, 2018), also stylized deadwax, is a 2018 American horror television series. Record finder Etta Price (Hannah Gross) is hired to track down a rare vinyl record rumored to have the... more
Genres: Comedy, HorrorWellington Paranormal (TVNZ, 2018/The CW, HBO Max, 2021) is a New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror series created by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi and is a spin-off of the 2014 film What We Do... more
Genres: Anthology, Science fiction, DramaPhilip 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 Philip... more
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Horror, ActionThe Purge (USA, 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 night... more
Genres: Crime, Drama, ThrillerThe 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 illustrator... more
Genres: Horror, AnimeDevilman 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
Genres: Documentary, LGBTQMy House (Viceland, 2018) is an American reality television series. Focusing on ball culture in New York City, it follows Tati 007, Alex Mugler, Jelani Mizrahi, Lolita Balenciaga, Relish Milan, and... more
Genres: Crime drama, Thriller, AnimeB: 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 nation of... more