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The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time

Updated September 18, 2020 403.2k votes 48.3k voters 1.5m views275 items

List RulesVote up the best shows that heavily feature elements of the supernatural or paranormal.

These are the very best supernatural TV shows, ranked from best to worst. Satisfyingly out-of-this-world supernatural TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining supernatural show of all time is. This list of the greatest supernatural shows includes everything in the genre, from TV shows about witches, to vampires, aliens, and beyond (the veil). Don't let your favorite supernatural television programs in history fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of supernatural television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, and even pictures, when available.

Whether they're current supernatural TV shows or off-the-air classics, shows with paranormal themes tend to gain huge cult followings. This list below has a variety of shows on it, from Strange to Haven, and from witch TV shows to other fantasy shows that fans of the genre love. Scrolling through Netflix looking for some new shows like Supernatural to watch? Look no further, this list has all the good supernatural TV shows that will fill your need for shows in this genre.

What is the best supernatural show of all time? What are the greatest supernatural shows? Cast your votes below on your favorite supernatural series and rerank this list of supernatural TV shows to see how your preferences stack up to those of other fans.

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    Supernatural
    16,462
    3,618

    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    NetworkThe WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

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    Shadowhunters
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    1,219

    Shadowhunters

    Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood

    Premiered2016

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    Constantine
    3,066
    1,490

    Constantine

    Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau

    Premiered2014

    NetworkNBC

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  • 4
    The Order
    749
    321

    The Order

    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

    NetworkNetflix

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  • 5
    Scooby-Doo
    3,216
    1,588

    Scooby-Doo

    Casey Kasem, Don Messick

    Premiered1969

    NetworkUSA Network, Boomerang, American Broadcasting Company, Television syndication, The WB Television Network

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  • 6
    Merlin
    3,720
    1,632

    Merlin

    Colin Morgan, Angel Coulby

    Premiered2008

    NetworkBBC One

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  • 7
    Arrow
    3,062
    1,221

    Arrow

    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy

    Premiered2012

    NetworkThe CW Television Network

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  • 8
    The Magicians
    1,415
    564

    The Magicians

    Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve

    Premiered2015

    NetworkSyFy

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  • 9
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    6,933
    3,872

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan

    Premiered1997

    NetworkThe WB

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  • 10
    Stranger Things
    1,980
    487

    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    NetworkNetflix

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  • 11
    Witches of East End
    3,345
    1,475

    Witches of East End

    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum

    Premiered2013

    NetworkLifetime Television

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  • 12
    True Blood
    5,042
    2,467

    True Blood

    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer

    Premiered2008

    NetworkHBO

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  • 13
    Angel
    4,173
    2,481

    Angel

    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter

    Premiered1999

    NetworkThe WB Television Network

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  • 14
    The Secret Circle
    3,766
    1,633

    The Secret Circle

    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker

    Premiered2011

    NetworkThe CW Television Network

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  • 15
    American Horror Story
    4,630
    2,548

    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    NetworkFX

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  • 16
    Penny Dreadful
    2,459
    1,378

    Penny Dreadful

    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton

    Premiered2014

    NetworkShowtime

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  • 17
    The Flash
    2,810
    947

    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    NetworkThe CW

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  • 18
    iZombie
    2,253
    1,115

    iZombie

    Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin

    Premiered2015

    NetworkThe CW

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  • 19
    Heroes
    3,011
    1,550

    Heroes

    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman

    Premiered2006

    NetworkNBC

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  • 20
    Smallville
    2,942
    1,622

    Smallville

    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum

    Premiered2001

    NetworkThe WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

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  • 21
    The Tomorrow People
    1,973
    1,008

    The Tomorrow People

    Robbie Amell, Peyton List

    Premiered2013

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  • 22
    Supergirl
    1,670
    936

    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    NetworkThe CW

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  • 23
    Sleepy Hollow
    3,077
    2,179

    Sleepy Hollow

    Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie

    Premiered2013

    NetworkFox

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  • 24
    Bitten
    1,716
    905

    Bitten

    Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt

    Premiered2014

    NetworkSyfy

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  • 25
    The X-Files
    3,940
    2,679

    The X-Files

    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

    Premiered1993

    NetworkFox Broadcasting Company

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