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The horror genre has been a major staple of television since The Twilight Zone began scaring audiences around the world in 1959. Since then, horror TV shows have popped up every once in a while to terrify a whole new generation of TV viewers. Currently, there are more genuinely creepy television shows airing than ever before. Shows like American Horror Story and Supernatural have been designed to haunt your dreams, from the nightmare-inducing credit sequences to the spine-chilling imagery.

There are plenty of TV shows to excite and horrify the average horror fan and general television viewers alike. Shows like Hannibal and Bates Motel are bringing to life some of the most iconic movie villains of all time on the small screen. Whether you’re a fan of the decaying, flesh-eating zombies on The Walking Dead or enjoy the psychotic cult of serial killers on The Following, there’s something for every type of horror lover.

What do you think is the most creepy show on TV right now? Vote up the paranormal tv show you think is the creepiest and most chilling. This list features the top creepy shows that are still on the air.

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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2
840 257
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

3
500 270
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

4
409 224
Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

5
367 228
Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Hannibal Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas

6
264 142
Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
LanaYoshii added Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

7
240 133
The Strain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
AndreeaSerban added The Strain Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand

8
208 208
Salem is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
jschro1861 added Salem Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel

9
249 245
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

10
166 25
Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Stranger Things Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard

11
185 226
Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Hemlock Grove Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron

12
230 200
Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Dismalhead added Sleepy Hollow Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood

13
206 254
The Following is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
The Following Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore

14
169 207
True Detective is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
True Detective Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

15
141 129
Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
AndreeaSerban added Z Nation Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson

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96 42
Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

17
135 178
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
MandyPiper added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

18
156 255
Under the Dome is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Under the Dome Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch

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69 87
Being Human is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

20
107 161
The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
beernbugs added The Blacklist James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

21
38 82
The Leftovers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
The Leftovers Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston

22
91 152
Haven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Haven Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour

23
102 115
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
beernbugs added The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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85 110
The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

25
58 93
Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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59 98
Dracula is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Dracula Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann

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83 126
Falling Skies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
LanaYoshii added Falling Skies Noah Wyle, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight

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52 99
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

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113 207
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
LanaYoshii added Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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35 84
Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
LanaYoshii added Resurrection Mark Hildreth, Samaire Armstrong, Frances Fisher

31
38 109
In the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
LanaYoshii added In the Flesh Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley

32
34 95
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
beernbugs added Scandal Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Creepiest Shows on TV Right Now
Luke Albright added Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear