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List Rules Vote on what you think are the best TV shows about the paranormal.

What are the very best paranormal TV shows? Popular paranormal TV shows have been an entertainment staple for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining paranormal television show of all time is. Be sure to vote up your favorite shows so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list below includes information such as cast, creator, and premiere date where available.

Including TV programs like Ghost Hunters and A Haunting, this list of good paranormal series deal with supernatural things too scary for an average person. Luckily, there are professionals, such as Zak Bagans and Nick Groff, who are willing to endanger themselves to explore the unknown. 

Which of the best paranormal documentaries and shows are listed here? Series like Most Haunted Live! and Ghost Adventures are below, awaiting your votes, as are a number of others on this list of paranormal TV shows. It seems there are always new paranormal TV shows premiering, so this list is sure to grow with the names of paranormal television shows you'll soon watch religiously.

What is the best paranormal television show of all time? What are the greatest paranormal television shows? Cast your votes below and be sure to rerank the list as you see fit, then see how your list of paranormal shows stacks up against those of other fans.

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Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Travel Channel Ghost Adventures is an American television series about the paranormal that premiered on October 17, 2008, on the Travel Channel. Produced by MY-Tupelo Entertainment, the program follows ghost ...more

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The Dead Files is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Travel Channel The Dead Files is an American paranormal television series that premiered on September 23, 2011, on the Travel Channel. The program features psychic medium Amy Allan and former NYPD homicide ...more

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A Haunting is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Discovery Channel A Haunting is a 2005 American paranormal anthology television series that depicts eyewitness accounts of possession, exorcism, and ghostly encounters. The show originally aired from October 28, ...more

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Paranormal Witness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy Paranormal Witness is an American paranormal documentary television series made by a British production company described as featuring "eyewitness accounts" from "everyday ...more

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Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy Ghost Hunters is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on October 6, 2004, on Syfy. The program features paranormal investigators Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, who ...more

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Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy Destination Truth was a weekly American paranormal reality television series that premiered on June 6, 2007, on Syfy. Produced by Mandt Bros. Productions and Ping Pong Productions, the program ...more

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The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Animal Planet The Haunted is an American paranormal television series that premiered on November 22, 2009 on Animal Planet. Produced by Picture Shack Entertainment, the program features ghost stories and ...more

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My Ghost Story: Caught on Came... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Everybody has a ghost story. But how many people have filmed theirs? Hear true and unbelievable stories of the paranormal as told by the people who lived through them--and actually captured ...more

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
HollyGibson1 added The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network 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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Haunted Collector is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
SyFy Haunted Collector is an American television reality series which airs on the Syfy cable television channel. The first season premiered on June 1, 2011, and ended on July 6, 2011. The series ...more

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Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
A&E Paranormal State is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on the A&E Network on December 10, 2007. The program follows and stars the Pennsylvania State University ...more

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My Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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Ghost Asylum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
PatriciaChism added Destination America

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The Haunting of... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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Paranormal Lockdown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Rick Arndt added TLC Paranormal Lockdown is a paranormal reality television series. The series follows Groff and fellow paranormal researcher Katrina Weidman (formerly of Paranormal State) as they confine themselves ...more

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Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
tim-tucker added The Biography Channel, A&E Celebrity Ghost Stories is an American paranormal reality television series that aired on The Biography Channel for its first four seasons and Lifetime Movie Network beginning with its fifth. ...more

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Haunted History is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
The Biography Channel, The History Channel Haunted History is a 1998 UFA/Cafe Productions series exploring the supernatural. Executive Producer Ed Babbage for Cafe. The American version of the show also debuted in 1998 with the same ...more

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Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Spike, CBS, NBC Unsolved Mysteries is an American television program, hosted by Robert Stack from 1987 to 2002 and later by Dennis Farina starting in 2008. The show was broadcast first as specials in 1987, then ...more

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Ghostly Encounters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
A&E Start a conversation about things that go bump in the night, and pretty soon everybody in the room has a story to tell. Paranormal experiences aren't just the domain of psychics and tarot card ...more

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Ghost Mine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Ghost Mine is an American paranormal television series that premiered on January 16, 2013, in the United States on the Syfy channel. The series features a group of hard rock miners searching for ...more

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When Ghosts Attack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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Scariest Places on Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
ABC Family Scariest Places on Earth is an American paranormal documentary reality television series that originally aired from October 23, 2000 to October 29, 2006. The program was produced by Triage ...more

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Ghost Hunters International is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy Ghost Hunters International is a spin-off series of Ghost Hunters that aired on Syfy. The series premiered on January 9, 2008. Like its parent series, GHI was a reality series that followed a ...more

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Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stor... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
UPN, CBS Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories was an American paranormal anthology television miniseries that originally broadcast from May 15, 1991 to November 28, 1995, on CBS and UPN. This short-lived ...more

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Haunted Highway is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Haunted Highway is a paranormal investigation, reality television series, produced by BASE Productions, that began airing on the Syfy network 3 July 2012. The series features two teams of ...more

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The Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
The Biography Channel The UneXplained is an American paranormal documentary television series that premiered only one episode on April 30, 2011 on Biography Channel. The series features "unexplained" or ...more

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Ancient Aliens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
The History Channel Ancient Aliens (History, 2010) is an American television series that presents hypotheses of ancient astronauts and proposes that historical texts, archaeology, and legends contain evidence of ...more

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Fact or Faked: Paranormal File... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files is a paranormal investigation series produced by Base Productions that began airing July 15, 2010, on SyFy. The show follows a team of investigators, led by ...more

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Most Terrifying Places in Amer... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Most Terrifying Places in America was an American paranormal documentary television series that premiered on October 9, 2009 on the Travel Channel as a stand alone special. The special was ...more

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Paranormal Survivor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Fox Broadcasting Company Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is an American television anthology series created by Lynn Lehmann, presented by Dick Clark Productions, and produced and aired by the Fox network from 1997 to ...more

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Ghost Lab is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Discovery Channel Ghost Lab is a weekly American paranormal television series that premiered on October 6, 2009, on the Discovery Channel. Produced by Paper Route Productions and Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the ...more

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Sightings is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Syfy, Fox Broadcasting Company Sightings is an American paranormal and news television series that originally aired in the 1990s. The program began as a special titled The UFO Report: Sightings on October 18, 1991, as well as ...more

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Haunted Hotels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Travel Channel Haunted Hotels is an American paranormal television series that premiered on October 24, 2001 on the Travel Channel. The series features haunted hotels in America and the ghost stories that are ...more

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Most Haunted is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Sky Living, Travel Channel Most Haunted is a British paranormal reality television series. The series was first shown on Living TV between 25 May 2002 and 21 July 2010, a new online edition aired on 31 October 2013 with ...more

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MonsterQuest is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
The History Channel MonsterQuest is an American television series that originally aired from October 31, 2007 to March 24, 2010 on the History channel. Produced by Whitewolf Entertainment, the program deals with ...more

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Psychic Kids is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Rick Arndt added A&E Network Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal is a paranormal television series broadcast on the A&E television network. Hosted by Chip Coffey, an American psychic investigator, with Edy Nathan, ...more

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Fox Broadcasting Company The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Travel Channel Ghost Stories is an American paranormal television series that premiered on October 16, 2009 on the Travel Channel. The program is produced by MY Tupelo Entertainment. As its title implies, the ...more

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Paranormal Challenge is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Travel Channel Paranormal Challenge is an American competitive paranormal reality television series that premiered on June 17, 2011, on the Travel Channel. A spinoff of Ghost Adventures, the series was created ...more

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more

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The Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
The Unexplained A&E The Unexplained is an American paranormal television series that originally aired from January 2, 1996 to May 7, 2000 on A&E and is currently being broadcast on the Biography Channel. The ...more

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
yusyus8791 added CBS Ghost Whisperer is an American television supernatural drama, which ran on CBS from September 23, 2005, to May 21, 2010. The series follows the life of Melinda Gordon, who has the ability to see ...more

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In Search of... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
In Search of... is a television series that was broadcast weekly from 1977 to 1982, devoted to mysterious phenomena. It was created after the success of three one-hour TV documentaries produced ...more

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Finding Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Finding Bigfoot is a documentary television series on Animal Planet. It premiered on May 30, 2011, and entered its sixth season on November 9, 2014. The program follows four researchers and ...more

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Tales from the Crypt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
HBO Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989, to July 19, 1996, on the premium cable channel ...more

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Haunting Evidence is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Carla_Baron added Haunting Evidence is an American documentary television series following the travels of a psychic profiler, a medium, and a paranormal investigator. The trio travels the United States ...more

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UFO Files is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Rick Arndt added The History Channel UFO Files is an American television series that was produced from 2004 to 2007 for The History Channel. The program covers the phenomena of unidentified flying and submerged objects, close ...more

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Ghost Stalkers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Rick Arndt added Planet Green

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The Ghost Inside My Child is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
Rick Arndt added What if your child remembered dying in a past life? This new BIO series explores many parents' most closely guarded secret: Their child is a reincarnation of someone who died violently and came ...more