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The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated January 10, 2020 1.2k votes 192 voters 6.4k views 28 items

List Rules Vote up the horror series airing new episodes during the 2019 calendar year that favor creeping and creepy horror over jump scares.

UPDATED: Check out The Best New Horror TV Shows of 2020!

Are you into creepy horror TV shows and want to see what 2019 has to offer? These are the horror TV series you can look forward to in 2019, which are either new or continuing from a previous season. Where exciting horror series tend to trigger the "fight" side of the fight-or-flight response, creepy horror is all about "flight." Or just hiding.

When it comes to horror tv series, they aren't worth much if they don't creep you out just from watching them. On the surface, horror shows are inherently creepy, but not every horror television show is creepier than the next. What makes a horror show creepy has a lot to do with the level of suspense, shock, and outright horror that unfolds on the scene.

Some series are far creepier than others like Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House, which is so frightening, some people couldn't get through the first episode. Whether you're scared of poltergeists or are simply creeped out by the unknown, that show is sure to frighten the most ardent fans of the genre. Other series like Hulu's Castle Rock takes the familiar world of Stephen King's books, and plugs them into a single shared universe full of terror and creepiness the likes of which you won't find anywhere else!

Which of these creepy, horror television shows freak you out the most? Vote up your favorites and watch as the creepiest rises to the top! Then check out what horror is still creeping around in 2020.

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The Haunting of Hill Hou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas

Genres (Tv): Supernatural horror

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The first season, The Haunting of ...more
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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy

Genres (Tv): Horror, Drama, Fantasy

Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by J. J. Abrams. Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes ...more
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

Number of Seasons: 15

Number of Episodes: 318

Network: The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Black comedy, Drama, Horror Film, Mystery, + more

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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Channel Zero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Paul Schneider, Fiona Shaw, Luisa D'Oliveira

Genres (Tv): Horror

Channel Zero (Syfy, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series created by Nick Antosca, who serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer. Storylines for the series are based ...more
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Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell

Network: Shudder

Genres (Tv): Horror, Anthology, Horror Anthology

Creepshow (Shudder, 2019) is an American horror anthology television series and a continuation of the first two films in the Creepshow franchise. Each episode of the series features two stories, ...more
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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 144

Network: AMC

Genres (Tv): Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Suspense, Drama, Horror Film, Thriller, + more

The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more
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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Derek Mio, George Takei, Jared Harris

Network: AMC

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Anthology, Psychological thriller

The Terror (AMC, 2018) is an anthology television series created by David Kajganich and Soo Hugh, based on the novel by Dan Simmons. The first season follows a crew of a Royal Naval expedition ...more
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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Jordan Peele, Sanaa Lathan

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: CBS All Access

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American anthology drama web television series based on the 1959 television series. An updated version of the classic TV series featuring various ...more
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Dark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Drama

Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The disappearance of two young children in the German town of Winden brings light ...more
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Mr. Mercedes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Mr. Mercedes Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Justine Lupe

Genres (Tv): Mystery, Thriller

Mr. Mercedes (Audience, 2017) is an American mystery thriller television series developed by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Stephen King. Still haunted by the unsolved case of "Mr. ...more
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Into the Dark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Tom Bateman, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Aurora Perrineau

Network: Hulu

Genres (Tv): Horror, Anthology

Into the Dark (Hulu, 2018) is an American horror anthology web television series. Each episode of the series is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.
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The Passage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza

Genres (Tv): Drama

The Passage (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series developed by Liz Heldens, based on the novels by Justin Cronin. When a botched U.S. government experiment turns a group of death ...more
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Wolf Creek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Wolf Creek John Jarratt, Aaron Sterns, Eddie White

Network: Stan

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Thriller

Wolf Creek (Stan, 2016) is an Australian horror television series and a spin-off of the movies Wolf Creek and Wolf Creek 2. Each season follows a different lead or situation that is encountered ...more
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The Purge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Lee Tergesen

Genres (Tv): Action, Horror, Sci-fi

The Purge (Syfy, 2018) is an American horror television series based on the film franchise. Set in an altered United States, several unrelated people discover how far they will go to survive a ...more
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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Jaime King

Genres (Tv): Drama

Black Summer (Netflix, 2019) is an American television zombie apocalypse drama series, created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, and a companion prequel series to Z Nation. When a mother (Jaime ...more
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Slasher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
ian_carpenter_1 added Slasher Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Thriller

Slasher (Chiller, 2016) is a Canadian television horror anthology series created by Aaron Martin. A young woman (Katie McGrath) returns to the small town where her parents were murdered, only to ...more
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NOS4A2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto, Olafur Darri Olafsson

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: AMC

Genres (Tv): Supernatural horror, Drama

NOS4A2 (AMC, 2019) is an American supernatural horror drama television series created by Jami O'Brien, based on the novel by Joe Hill.After discovering a supernatural ability to unlock portals, ...more
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Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung-ryong

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Historical, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror

Kingdom (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean historical horror television series based on the webcomic series "Land of the Gods" by Kim Eun-hee. In Korea’s medieval Joseon period, a crown ...more
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Scream is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Scream Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna

Network: VH1, MTV

Genres (Tv): Crime, Horror, Mystery, Anthology

Scream (MTV, 2015) is an American anthology slasher television series developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, based on the film series. After a cyber-bullying incident serves ...more
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Chambers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn

Genres (Tv): Drama, Supernatural

Chambers (Netflix, 2019) is a supernatural television series created by Leah Rachel. A young heart attack survivor begins taking on the characteristics of the heart donor that saved their life — ...more
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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror

This show is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. A dysfunctional, blended family must reinvent themselves by learning new ...more
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Lore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Robert Patrick, Holland Roden, Colm Feore
Lore (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series developed by Aaron Mahnke, who created the Lore podcast. The show combines documentary footage and cinematic scenes to ...more
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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl

Number of Seasons: 4

Network: SyFy

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Horror, Drama

Van Helsing (Syfy, 2016) is an American dark fantasy horror drama television series inspired by Zenescope Entertainment's graphic novel series Helsing. Vanessa "Van" Helsing (Kelly ...more
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Room 104 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Dark comedy

Room 104 (HBO, 2017) is an American television anthology dark comedy, horror and thriller series created by Jay and Mark Duplass. Set in a single room of an American hotel, the series explores ...more
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Tell Me a Story is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Creepiest Horror TV Shows Of 2019
Billy Magnussen, Kim Cattrall, Danielle Campbell

Network: CBS All Access

Genres (Tv): Psychological thriller, Anthology series

Tell Me a Story (CBS All Access, 2018) is an American psychological thriller web television series created by Kevin Williamson, based on the Mexican television series Érase una vez. The ...more