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The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows 

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Supernatural Drama TV series.

The very best supernatural drama shows on television feature elements of science fiction, fantasy, ghosts, goblins, vampires, and delicious plotlines that keep you wanting more. This is a list of the greatest supernatural drama shows, ranked best to worst, and also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular supernatural drama TV shows have been a staple of television for years, Because everybody like spooky stuff. What do you think is the most entertaining supernatural drama show of all time? Don't let your favorite supernatural drama television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of supernatural drama television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Shows here include everything from Supernatural to Buffy the Vampire Slayer... and all of your favorite top supernatural TV shows!

This list answers the questions, "What is the best supernatural drama show of all time?" and "What are the greatest supernatural drama shows?"
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

Premiered: 2005

Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan, James Marsters

Premiered: 1997

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB, 1997) is an American supernatural drama television series created by Joss Whedon, based on the 1992 film. Destined to slay vampires, a young woman (Sarah ...more

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

Premiered: 1999

Angel (The WB, 1999) is an American supernatural television series created by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt, and a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Angel (David ...more

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
LanaYoshii added David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

Premiered: 2011

Grimm (NBC, 2011) is an American fantasy police procedural drama television series created by Stephen Carpenter, Jim Kouf, and David Greenwalt, inspired by stories from The Brothers Grimm. ...more

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano

Premiered: 1998

Charmed (The WB, 1998) is an American fantasy drama television series created by Constance M. Burge. Sisters Prue (Shannen Doherty), Piper (Holly Marie Combs) and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) discover ...more

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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
sciscano added Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

Premiered: 2014

Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror drama television series created by John Logan. Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), American gunslinger Ethan Chandler (Josh ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters

Premiered: 2011

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
halberg850 added Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard

Premiered: 2016

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The Order is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer

Premiered: 2019

The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. After joining a secret society of magic users, college freshman Jack Morton ...more

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The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

Premiered: 2011

The Secret Circle (The CW, 2011) is an American supernatural teen drama developed by Andrew Miller, and based on the book series of the same name by L.J. Smith. 16-year-old Casse Blake (Britt ...more

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Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

Premiered: 2013

Witches of East End (Lifetime, 2013) is an American supernatural drama series developed by Maggie Friedman, and based on the book of the same name by Melissa de la Cruz. A mother and her two ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
jack-harry added Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

Premiered: 2014

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
jack-harry added Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

Premiered: 2011

Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
sciscano added Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

Premiered: 2008

Fringe (Fox, 2008) is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. An F.B.I. agent (Anna Torv) is forced to work with an ...more

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
JennyLoloSundberg added Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

Premiered: 2011

Teen Wolf (MTV, 2011) is an American teen drama series developed by Jeff Davis, and is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name. A teenager named Scott (Tyler Posey), is bitten by a ...more

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner

Premiered: 2008

Being Human (BBC Three, 2008) is a British supernatural comedy-drama television series created and written by Toby Whithouse. The series centers around various types of supernatural beings who ...more

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

Premiered: 2008

True Blood (HBO, 2008) is an American fantasy horror drama television series created by Alan Ball, based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of novels by Charlaine Harris. Telepathic ...more

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
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Premiered: 2011

Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro

Premiered: 2015

Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
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Premiered: 2012

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

Premiered: 2005

Ghost Whisperer is an American television supernatural drama, which ran on CBS from September 23, 2005, to May 21, 2010. The series follows the life of Melinda Gordon, who has the ability to see ...more

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

Premiered: 2010

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
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Premiered: 2013

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Forever Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett

Premiered: 1992

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows
Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

Premiered: 2006

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