Entertainment The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015  

Ranker TV
Originally by
20.2k votes 3.7k voters 92.8k views 23 items

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. 

list ordered by

1
1,478 497
Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

2
123 18
The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

3
488 399
Channel Zero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

4
524 474
Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

5
448 389
Preacher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

6
390 337
American Gods is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MrGr8 added 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

7
460 443
Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

8
463 450
iZombie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

9
459 461
Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane This show is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. A dysfunctional, blended family must reinvent themselves by learning new ...more

10
380 381
Scream is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

11
58 17
Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MeganRC added 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

12
22 20
Dark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

13
20 19
The Terror is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

14
201 308
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror 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

15
158 252
Mr. Mercedes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
MrGr8 added 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

16
3 3
Into the Dark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Tom Bateman, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Aurora Perrineau Into the Dark (Hulu, 2018) is an American horror anthology web television series. Each episode of the series is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.

17
2 3
Lore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Robert Patrick, Holland Roden, Colm Feore Lore (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series developed by Aaron Mahnke, who created the Lore podcast. The show combines documentary footage and cinematic scenes to ...more

18
17 27
The Purge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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

19
201 334
Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror 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

20
16 29
Wolf Creek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
Psy-Ko Smiley added Wolf Creek John Jarratt, Aaron Sterns, Eddie White

21
189 324
Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror 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

22
157 306
Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror 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

23
83 275
Room 104 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror TV Shows Since 2015
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