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The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now 

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Updated May 12, 2020 5.1k votes 739 voters 19.3k views 22 items

List Rules TV shows should feature some conspiracy that the characters are part of or are trying to figure out; list should only include shows currently airing new episodes or expected to return

What are the best conspiracy thrillers on TV right now in ? This list needs your votes! From broadcast networks to premium cable channels, there are more options than ever for conspiracy theorists and thriller fans alike.

One of the most popular conspiracy shows on TV now is The Blacklist, which airs on NBC. Current conspiracy TV shows can be appropriate for kids (like Gravity Falls), or appeal to teens (Pretty Little Liars). Solving a major crime is no easy task, especially if it takes several seasons. That’s why the return of The X-Files is so highly anticipated. On FX, the critically-acclaimed Fargo can provide your weekly dose of conspiracy. The same can be said for Quantico, which is a major conspiracy show that premiered on ABC in 2015.

These shows are airing right now and you still have the chance to catch up! After all, there’s a good chance the conspiracy won’t be solved until the entire series comes to an end.

 

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon Bokenkamp. In exchange for immunity from prosecution, a high-profile criminal (James Spader) volunteers ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based in Quantico, Virginia. The ...more

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and wrong doings ...more

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Law & Order: Special... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. Following his fall from grace in London and ...more

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the ...more

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Killing Eve is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on the novels by Luke Jennings. Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), a desk-bound MI5 Officer, ...more

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Bosch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Bosch (Amazon, 2014) is an American police procedural web television series developed by Eric Overmyer, based on the novels by Michael Connelly. An LAPD homicide detective (Titus Welliver) works ...more

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
Homeland (Showtime, 2011) is an American political drama thriller series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim, which was created by Gideon Raff. A CIA ...more

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CSI: Crime Scene Investi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Designated Survivor: 60 ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
Designated Survivor: 60 Days (Netflix, 2019) is a Korean political conspiracy drama television series, based on the American series Designated Survivor. When the National Assembly suffers a ...more
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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto. Each season focuses on detectives investigating violent offences.

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American Crime Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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Murdoch Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Conspiracy Shows on TV Right Now
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