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The Best Supernatural Drama TV Shows

Updated March 1, 2021 40.0k votes 6.1k voters 154.4k views64 items

List RulesVote up your favorite dramatic supernatural shows that have ever aired on television.

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. This list of supernatural drama television shows below includes information like the program's cast and premiere date when available.

Shows here include everything from Supernatural to Buffy the Vampire Slayer... and all of your favorite, and most dramatic, supernatural TV shows! But not all supernatural drama TV shows are the obvious supernatural soaps - other series include cult favorites like Twin Peaks and Lucifer, and new series such as Evil and Locke & Key.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best supernatural drama show of all time?" and "What are the greatest supernatural drama shows?" Make sure the rankings reflect the best dramas in supernatural settings by voting up your favorites!

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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer2
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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan

    Premiered1997

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  • Angel3
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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter

    Premiered1999

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  • Grimm4
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    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell

    Premiered2011

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  • The Order5
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    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

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    Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs

    Premiered1998

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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton

    Premiered2014

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  • American Horror Story8
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    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

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  • Stranger Things9
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    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

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  • Shadowhunters10
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    Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood

    Premiered2016

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  • Lucifer11
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    Lucifer

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German

    Premiered2015

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  • Once Upon a Time12
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    Once Upon a Time

    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison

    Premiered2011

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  • Evil13
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    Evil

    Katja Herbers, Mike Colter

    Premiered2019

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  • Twin Peaks14
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    Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn

    Premiered1990

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  • Brimstone15
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    Brimstone

    Teri Polo, John Glover

    Premiered1998

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  • Emergence16
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    Alexa Skye Swinton, Allison Tolman

    Premiered2019

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  • Forever Knight17
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    Forever Knight

    Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher

    Premiered1992

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  • The Secret Circle18
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    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker

    Premiered2011

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  • The Gates19
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    The Gates

    Frank Grillo, Janina Gavankar

    Premiered2010

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  • Teen Wolf20
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    Teen Wolf

    Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien

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  • Witches of East End21
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    Witches of East End

    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum

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  • Jinn22
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  • The Originals23
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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies

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  • The Vampire Diaries24
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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley

    Premiered2009

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  • Fringe25
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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson

    Premiered2008

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