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The Best Thriller Horror Series

Updated 1 Sep 2020 837 votes 85 voters 2.9k views50 items

List RulesVote up the best thriller horror shows that have aired on television.

The best thriller horror shows pair the spooky pair ultimate frights with out-of-this-world tension. The best thriller horror series ever shown on television offers bone-chilling horror that not only gives you the physical creepy-crawlies but mental torment of wondering what is coming next. If you’ve been looking for the best horror thrillers to add some tense terror to your TV nights, this list of the best thriller horror series of all time will help you figure out what needs to go into your queue.

A touch of tension ups both the excitement and the possible scares in a television horror series and shows such as Bates Motel, Hannibal, and Hemlock Grove keep you on the edge of your seat - all the better to jump right off it the next time something terrifying happens. Other shows use slow, creeping thrills to better deliver their scares, like dark psychological thrillers. Many anthology shows, thanks to their mix-and-match formats, also offer horror thrillers.

Which shows balance being horror and thriller series the best? Vote up the best thriller horror series, vote down the shows that don't deliver the tension with their scares, and add any scary thrillers series that are missing.

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