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List Rules Only shows that premiered the first episode of Season 1 on or after January 1, 2015.

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With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best fantasy TV shows since 2015. Our list of the highest rated fantasy shows of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new fantasy series on television. What is the best new fantasy TV show? 

Featuring new Netflix shows, show revivals, adaptations from books, and more, the best recent fantasy TV shows include Heroes Reborn, DramaworldThe Shannara Chronicles, and Emerald City. Netflix's Castlevania is considered one of the most bingeworthy shows today, while Syfy's Wyonna Earp is commonly known as the fantasy show to watch now in 2018. 

Vote up the best new fantasy shows and feel free to add any new fantasy series missing from the list. 

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
John Sherman added Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more

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The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Matthew Boroson added Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley The Magicians (Syfy, 2015) is an American fantasy television series created by Sera Gamble and John McNamara, based on the novel by Lev Grossman. Training to be a magician at Brakebills ...more

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American Gods is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber American Gods (Starz, 2017) is an American television series developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. After being released from prison, Shadow Moon (Ricky ...more

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The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero The Shannara Chronicles (MTV, 2016) is an American fantasy drama television series adapted from the fantasy novels by Terry Brooks, primarily The Elfstones of Shannara. As the series opens, ...more

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
scotty.hansford added Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke Dark Matter (Syfy, 2015) is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, based on their comic book. Onboard a starship called the Raza, six people awaken in ...more

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Timeless is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Timothy Holdiness added Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Starring Abigail Spencer Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett Timeless (NBC, 2016) tollows the adventures of an unusual trio—a history professor (Abigail Spencer), a scientist (Malcolm Barrett), and a soldier (Matt Lanter)—as they attempt to stop Garcia ...more

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Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
James Taylor added Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke Macfarlane Killjoys (Syfy, 2015) is a Canadian space adventure drama series created by Michelle Lovretta. In the Quad, a planetary system a fun loving trio of bounty hunters attempt to remain impartial as ...more

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Kyra Zandberg added Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. A group of people around the world are suddenly ...more

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Yalili Oshun Escobar Oropesa added Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more

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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl Van Helsing (Syfy, 2016) is an American dark fantasy horror drama television series inspired by Zenescope Entertainment's graphic novel series Helsing. Vanessa "Van" Helsing (Kelly ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
DaveHoffman added Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga Preacher (AMC, 2016) is an American television series developed by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen, based on the comic book series created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. After a ...more

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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende Shadowhunters (Freeform, 2016) is an American fantasy television series based on The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare. Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) has just enrolled at Brooklyn Academy ...more

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
James Taylor added Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has ...more

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The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Barry Jones The Magicians was a British family entertainment television show, first broadcast throughout January 2011 on BBC One. The show features magicians performing a number of magic tricks with guest ...more

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Runaways is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
CelineKaoma added Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner Marvel's Runaways (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy.

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detecti... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Matthew Boroson added Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a BBC America comic science fiction detective television series, taking place after the Douglas Adams novel series of the same name.

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The OA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Brit Marling, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series, with science fiction, supernatural and fantasy elements. Creator Brit Marling stars as a young woman named Prairie ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more

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Emerald City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ana Ularu Emerald City (NBC, 2017) is an American fantasy television series based on the Land of Oz book series written by L. Frank Baum. It stars Adria Arjona as Dorothy Gale, Florence Kasumba as The ...more

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Travelers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
afro9strong added Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper Travelers (Netflix, 2016) is a science fiction television series created by Brad Wright. Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into ...more

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Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Michael Heinrich added Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black ...more

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Eithne Araujo added Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. Vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) and his ...more

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The Gifted is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows Since 2015
Eithne Araujo added Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale The Gifted (Fox, 2017) is an American superhero TV series based on Marvel Comics's X-Men properties. Two ordinary parents (Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker) take their family on the run from the ...more