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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Suspense TV series.

The very best suspense shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest suspense shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular suspense TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining suspense show of all time is. Don't let your favorite suspense television programs in history get 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 suspense television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List features shows like Wild Romance and Twin Peaks.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best suspense show of all time?" and "What are the greatest suspense shows?"
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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Dexter Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

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60 35
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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41 24
Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
konstantinos20142 added The Mentalist Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
MarySSpiegel added True Detective Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Killing Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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Oz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Oz Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen

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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
JVall14 added Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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Kojak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Kojak Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

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Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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The Gates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The Gates Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols

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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Goosebumps R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

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The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Hunted is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Hunted Melissa George^! Adam Rayner^! Stephen Dillane

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Twisted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Twisted Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Ashton Moio

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Storm of the Century is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Storm of the Century Stephen King, Spencer Breslin, Colm Feore

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4 8
Midnight DJ is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Midnight DJ Kristine Hermosa, Maui Taylor, Ehra Madrigal

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The Ghost Inside My Child is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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La Reina del Sur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
La Reina del Sur Kate del Castillo, Edith González, Guy Ecker

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My Lover, My Wife is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
My Lover, My Wife Nadine Samonte, Luis Alandy, Maxene Magalona

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3 8
Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo, Ronnie Lazaro

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3 9
Hotel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Hotel James Brolin, Anne Baxter, Michelle Phillips

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The High Fructose Adventures o... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Malcolm McDowell, Kevin Michael Richardson, Tom Kenny

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Spawn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

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Reputasyon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Reputasyon Cristine Reyes, Jane Oineza, Jason Abalos

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¿Dónde Está Elisa? is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
¿Dónde Está Elisa? Sonya Smith, Jorge Luis Pila, Gabriel Porras

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Wild Romance is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Wild Romance Jessica Jung, Lee Dong-wook, Lee Si-young

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Green Rose is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Green Rose Anne Curtis, Jake Cuenca, Alessandra De Rossi

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Ilumina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Ilumina Paulo Avelino, Carla Abellana, Rhian Ramos

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Katorse is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Katorse Jessy Mendiola, Ejay Falcon, Valerie Garcia

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Linlang is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Linlang Diana Zubiri, Lorna Tolentino, Rudy Fernandez

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Magkaribal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Magkaribal Kathryn Bernardo, Iya Villania, Bea Alonzo

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Eva Fonda is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Eva Fonda Cristine Reyes, BB Gandanghari

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Deadly Encounter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Deadly Encounter

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2 9
E.S.P. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
E.S.P. Dennis Trillo, Iza Calzado, Francine Prieto

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The Twins of Destiny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Miracles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Miracles Skeet Ulrich^! Angus Macfadyen^! Marisa Ramirez

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Mystery Woman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Mystery Woman Kellie Martin, Clarence Williams III, Nina Siemaszko

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Golden Boy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Golden Boy Chi McBride, Bonnie Somerville, Kevin Alejandro

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Fillmore! is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Fillmore! Orlando Brown, Tara Strong, Horatio Sanz

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Patayin Mo Sa Sindak si Barbar... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows

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Saan Darating Ang Umaga? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Saan Darating Ang Umaga? Arci Muñoz, Yasmien Kurdi, Dion Ignacio

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Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Urvashi Dholakia

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Mula Sa Puso is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Mula Sa Puso Shaina Magdayao, Claudine Barretto, Janice de Belen

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Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Angelika Dela Cruz, Yasmien Kurdi, Diana Zubiri

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La Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Suspense TV Shows
La Vendetta Jennylyn Mercado, Jean Garcia, Sunshine Dizon