Horror Movies and TV The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015  

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List Rules Only shows that premiered Season 1 on or after January 1, 2015.

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

Featuring new Netflix shows, Hulu originals, critically acclaimed miniseries, and more, the best recent horror shows include PreacherStranger ThingsThe Exorcist, and Fear the Walking Dead. Syfy's Channel Zero is considered to be one of the scariest shows on TV, while Showtime's revival Twin Peaks is commonly known as the horror show to watch now in 2018. 

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

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Stranger Things Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more

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The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
The Exorcist Alfonso Herrera, Geena Davis, Ben Daniels The Exorcist (Fox, 2016) is portrayed as a sequel to the 1973 film of the same name

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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Ash vs Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, and Tom Spezialy, and a sequel to the Evll Dead trilogy. Thirty years after ...more

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Channel Zero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Channel Zero Paul Schneider, Fiona Shaw, Luisa D'Oliveira Channel Zero (Syfy, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series created by Nick Antosca, who serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer. Storylines for the series are based ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Preacher 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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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Santa Clarita Diet Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more

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American Gods is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MrGr8 added American Gods Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning 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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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn, Sherilyn Fenn Twin Peaks (Showtime, 2017) is a miniseries that follows FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) in a continuation of the original 1990 series, created by David Lynch.

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Lucifer 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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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
iZombie Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
The Mist Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney The Mist (Spike, 2017) is an American science fiction-horror thriller television series developed by Christian Torpe. Based on Stehphen King's horror novella, the series centers on a small town ...more

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Fear the Walking Dead Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, 2015) is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson, and a prequel to The Walking Dead. A dysfunctional, ...more

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Scream is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Scream Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna Scream (MTV, 2015) is an American anthology slasher television series developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, based on the film series. After a cyber-bullying incident serves ...more

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Scream Queens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Scream Queens Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Billie Lourd Scream Queens (Fox, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan. The semi-anthology series centers on characters being terrorized ...more

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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MeganRC added Castle Rock Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by J. J. Abrams. Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Castlevania 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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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
The Haunting of Hill House Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas 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. The story of five siblings who ...more

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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
The Terror Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Ciarán Hinds 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 ...more

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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Van Helsing 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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Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Dark Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The disappearance of two young children in the German town of Winden brings light ...more

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Mr. Mercedes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MrGr8 added Mr. Mercedes Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Justine Lupe Mr. Mercedes (Audience, 2017) is an American mystery thriller television series developed by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Stephen King. Still haunted by the unsolved case of "Mr. ...more

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The Purge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
The Purge Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Lee Tergesen 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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Wolf Creek is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Psy-Ko Smiley added Wolf Creek John Jarratt, Aaron Sterns, Eddie White

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Wynonna Earp 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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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Shadowhunters 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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Freakish is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Freakish Leo Howard, Liza Koshy, Adam Hicks Freakish (Hulu, 2016) is an American television horror series created by Beth Szymkowski. Featuring several high-profile social media stars and celebrities, the series focuses on a group of ...more

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Room 104 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Room 104 Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass Room 104 (HBO, 2017) is an American television anthology comedy series created by Jay and Mark Duplass. Set in a single room of an American hotel, the series explores characters who pass through ...more