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



Our pick of the best recent shows about witches. Old ones, contemporary ones, with or without a broom.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best witch TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Sue Tenney, Maggie Friedman & Andrew Miller our new Witch genre creators?

It's a genre that relies heavily on the more children-friendly Harry Potter sentiment, or the more horror related dark witches vibes. We have listed both types of shows here.

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

The Worst Witch (11-1-2017 | CBBC & ZDF)

The Children's book of Jill Murphy are coming to television. This British-German fantasy show is centered around a magic school, the Cackle Academy for sorceresses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3fHWN0FtBs
CreatorEmma Reeves
StarringBella Ramsey, Jenny Richardson & Clare Higgins
Themesfamily, fantasy,
CountryGermany United Kingdom

Incantation (11-1-2017 )

A mini-series about 5 witches who seek help from their unborn children in order to fight of a powerful entity. The coven of witches and their children becomes a training ground for magic.

Photo of Incantation
StarringLee Abbate, Adi Alfa & Ella Augustin
Themeshorror,
CountryUnited States

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

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

  1. Witches of East End (Since 6-10-2013 , Season: 2 - Lifetime)


  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x39BpWsPO_w

    CreatorMaggie Friedman
    StarringJulia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum & Rachel Boston
    Similar tv showsThe Secret Circle, The Originals
    Themesfamilies, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsbased on a novel, dark, dramatic, mysterious,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    75%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  3. The Secret Circle (Since 15-9-2011 , Season: 1 - The CW)
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpDO8JR-s58

    CreatorAndrew Miller
    StarringBritt Robertson, Thomas Dekker & Phoebe Tonkin
    Similar tv showsThe Originals, The Vampire Diaries
    Themesdiscovery, friendship, high school, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsdramatic, entertaining, horrifying, mysterious,
    CountryCanada United States
    Rating
    75%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Salem (Since 20-4-2014 , Season: 3 - WGN America)
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQIAN4pZ3gE

    CreatorBrannon Braga & Adam Simon
    StarringJanet Montgomery, Shane West & Seth Gabel
    Similar tv showsPenny Dreadful, Witches of East End
    Themesdarkness, drama, fantasy,
    Keywordsaction-packed, historical, insightful,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    70%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes


Witch genre statistics

Witch2017
Genre popularity
82%
Genre ranking#17
Familiar facesJanet Montgomery, Shane West & Seth Gabel
Trending showsGood Witch, Witches of East End & Salem
Amount of genre shows per year from 2010 to 2017

2 witch TV series scheduled for release this year.

It's a small genre, but there is at least one magic themed who surfacing each year.