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The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now

Updated September 10, 2020 7.2k votes 2.0k voters 22.3k views26 items

List RulesCurrent shows that deal with themes or situations that go beyond the laws of science or nature. Shows can feature ghosts, magic, witches, or anything paranormal, but must be on TV or streaming platforms and either in season or expected to return.

These current supernatural TV shows in 2020 are currently providing fans with all manner of spooky entertainment. If you're a fan of supernatural phenomenon, these may be the shows for you. They range from Supernatural (which, as you may have guessed, deals with supernatural themes) to Outlander (which pairs historical romance with supernatural time-jumping). Below you'll find are the supernatural shows currently on TV, ranked for your binge-viewing pleasure.

Whether you are looking for ghost shows currently on TV or current TV shows about witches, this list can guide you through your supernatural choices. They include a variety of network and cable series with unique themes and surprising twists.

Current TV shows with magic and supernatural elements include Lucifer and Black Mirror, both of which are (or have become) Netflix series. But you don't have to stream all your favorite supernatural TV shows. Fan of werewolves? Check out The Order. Fan of vampires? Check out What We Do In The Shadows. Fan of superheroes? Enjoy Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. All of these shows have been renewed by their networks and will continue to surprise you with their memorable visuals, unique worlds, and sense of magical realism.

From The 100 to The Walking Dead, shows with the best ratings and the most devoted niche audiences are often ones that deal with the supernatural. So which supernatural series do you think are the best on air now? Cast your votes below and add any other supernatural shows currently airing on television and streaming platforms.

 

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    Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric... more on Wikipedia

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    A Discovery of Witches is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    A Discovery of Witches

    Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode

    Premiered2018

    A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British fantasy drama series based on the All... more on Wikipedia
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    The Order is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    The Order

    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

    The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton... more on Wikipedia

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    Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Lucifer

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German

    Premiered2015

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series... more on Wikipedia

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    American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

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    The 100 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    The 100

    Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco

    Premiered2013

    The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Premiered1963

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,... more on Wikipedia

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    Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series... more on Wikipedia

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    The Flash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg... more on Wikipedia

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    The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    The Walking Dead

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal

    Premiered2010

    The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television... more on Wikipedia

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    Locke & Key is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup

    Premiered2020

    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book... more on Wikipedia
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    Outlander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Outlander

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan

    Premiered2014

    Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,... more on Wikipedia
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    Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Legends of Tomorrow

    Victor Garber, Brandon Routh

    Premiered2016

    DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television... more on Wikipedia

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    The Gift is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    The Gift

    Beren Saat, Mehmet Gunsur

    Premiered2019

    The Gift (Netflix, 2019) is a Turkish drama fantasy series. A painter in Istanbul embarks on a... more on Wikipedia

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    Warrior Nun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Warrior Nun

    Alba Baptista, Toya Turner
    Warrior Nun (Netflix, 2020) is a supernatural drama television series created by Simon Barry,... more on Wikipedia

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    Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed... more on Wikipedia

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    Julie and the Phantoms is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Julie and the Phantoms

    Charlie Gillespie, Jadah Marie

    Premiered2020

    Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy musical television series... more on Wikipedia

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    What We Do in the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    What We Do in the Shadows

    Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry

    Premiered2019

    What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014... more on Wikipedia
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    Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Castle Rock

    Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland

    Premiered2018

    Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by... more on Wikipedia

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    Motherland: Fort Salem is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Motherland: Fort Salem

    Taylor Hickson, Ashley Nicole Williams

    Premiered2020

    Motherland: Fort Salem (Freeform, 2020) is an American supernatural drama series created by... more on Wikipedia
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    Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Ragnarok

    David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli

    PremieredJanuary 31, 2020

    Ragnarok (Netflix, 2020) is a television drama series created by Adam Price. A small Norwegian... more on Wikipedia

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    Charmed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Charmed

    Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz

    Premiered2018

    Charmed (The CW, 2018) is an American fantasy drama television series developed by Jennie... more on Wikipedia
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    Most Terrifying Places in Amer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Supernatural Shows on TV Right Now
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    Most Terrifying Places in America

    Daniel Klaes, Lynn Czekaj

    Premiered2009

    Most Terrifying Places in America was an American paranormal documentary television series... more on Wikipedia

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