Best new Vampire TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best vampire TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Julie Plec, Alan Ball & Anna Fricke our new Vampire genre creators?

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Midnight, Texas (12-12-2016 | NBC)

A new, thrilling vampireshow that combines the strange dirt of True Blood with the mystique of Twin Peaks.

CreatorCharlaine Harris
Starring Sarah Ramos, Joleen Baughman, Kellee Stewart
Similar tv showsTrue Blood, Penny Dreadful
Themescompetition, darkness, good versus evil, heroism, drama, fantasy, mystery,
Keywordsawe-inspiring, chilling, dark, entertaining,
CountryUnited States

Let the Right one in (9-1-2017 | TNT)

The Swedish cult drama by Alfredson about a boy who meets young vampire girl is turned into a tv series. The Pilot will be released somewhere n 2017.
CreatorJeff Davis
StarringKristine Froseth, Eric Bempong & Krista Bridges
Themeshorror, indie, mystery,

Best vampire TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best vampire TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Hemlock Grove (Since 19-4-2013 , Season: 3 - Netflix)
  2. In a former steel town, a teenage girl is killed. The two suspects, a seventeen year old werewolf and a rich kid, try to solve the murder themselves.

    CreatorBrian McGreevy & Lee Shipman
    StarringFamke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård & Landon Liboiron
    Similar tv showsTrue Blood, Being Human
    Themesdarkness, death, horror, mystery,
    Keywordsaction-packed, creepy, horrifying,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  3. Being Human (Since 17-1-2011 , Season: 4 - Syfy & Chiller)
  4. Three supernatural creatures try to live amongst humans, despite the dangers attached to that ambition.

    CreatorJeremy Carver & Anna Fricke
    StarringSam Witwer, Meaghan Rath & Sam Huntington
    Similar tv showsTrue Blood, Hemlock Grove
    Themesfriendship, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsdark, easy, mysterious,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  5. The Originals (Since 3-10-2013 , Season: 3 - The CW)
  6. A 'The Vampire Diaries' spinoff. Klaus, a vampire/werewolf, returns to New Orleans in order to find out if the rumors of a plot against him are true.

    CreatorJulie Plec
    StarringJoseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies & Claire Holt
    Similar tv showsThe Vampire Diaries, Hemlock Grove
    Themesfamilies, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsaction-packed, dramatic, powerful,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  7. The Vampire Diaries (Since 10-9-2009 , Season: 7 - The CW)
  8. The tales of two vampire brothers.

    CreatorJulie Plec & Kevin Williamson
    StarringNina Dobrev, Paul Wesley & Ian Somerhalder
    Similar tv showsThe Originals, True Blood
    Themesfriendship, love, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsconversational, creepy, dramatic,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  9. True Blood (Since 7-9-2008 , Season: 7 - HBO)
  10. Vampires, steamy sex and a lot of weird stuff: True Blood is a joyful experience. The show centers around Sookie, a waitress, and her relationship with Bill - the gentle vampire who wants to live among humans through drinking counterfeit blood ('Tru Blood') that frees him from the thirst of human blood. Daring, intense and absolutely unique.

    CreatorAlan Ball
    StarringAnna Paquin, Stephen Moyer & Sam Trammell
    Similar tv showsThe Originals, The Vampire Diaries
    Themesfriendship, love, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsabsurd, based on a novel, dramatic, dreamlike, dynamic,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  11. Preacher (Since 22-5-2016 , Season: 1 - AMC)
  12. A wavering preacher becoms posessed by a weird, but benign entity that gives extraordinary powers. Together with his ex-girlfriend and a vampire he starts a journey to find God.

    Creator Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen
    Starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga
    Similar tv showsOutcast, Fear the walking dead
    Themesfaith, spirituality, romance, vampire,
    Keywordsawe-inspiring, charismatic, dark, dynamic,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Vampire genre statistics

Genre popularity
Genre ranking#20
Familiar faces Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga
Trending showsThe Originals, Hemlock Grove & Being Human
Amount of genre shows per year from 2010 to 2017

3 vampire TV series scheduled for release this year.

It may be clear that the genre is in decline, in cinema as well as in television. The hype appears to be over. At the same time, the topic is timeless and productions will always surface. 2017 is no exception.