Best new Horror TV Shows in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & TV List)

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best horror TV series of 2019 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk & Ryan Murphy our new Horror genre creators?

The list of horror shows isn’t very long – surely, it’s not easy to digest 60 hours of horror for most people. Some good, honorable and entertaining attempts have been made however. Below, our pick of the best horror shows until now.

New horror TV series in 2018

Top series up for release in 2018

  • Wayward Sisters

    CAST: Yadira Guevara-Prip, Clark Backo & Briana Buckmaster

    Wayward sisters is a "Supernatural" spin-off, the popular show produced by CW. Supernatural focused on Brothers, but Wayward sister will focus on Sisterhood. It's about a group of young... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

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  • Castle Rock

    CREATOR: Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason
    CAST: Melanie Lynskey, Scott Glenn & André Holland

    Horror fans can rejoice. A new Stephen adaptation for the small screen is produced by Hulu, and is released as a web series. The fictional town of Castle Rock is the main character where many creepy and mysterious things will take place. It's not based on one story, but is rather a combination of all of Stephen King's beloved themes and characters. It is best qualified as a psychological horror series. Read more

    RATING: 87/100

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  • The Terror

    CREATOR: David Kajganich, Soo Hugh
    CAST: Jared Harris Ciarán Hinds Edward Ashley

    A monstrous predator in the Arctic is found when a a Crew of a Royal neavy expedition is searching for the NorthWest Passage. There are not many monster tv series out there, but this might be a quality one. It is an anthology series based on the book by Dan Simmons. Read more

    RATING: 80/100

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  • Devilman: Crybaby

    CAST: Griffin Burns, Cristina Valenzuela & Cherami Leigh

    An Animated Horror show that is actually rather scary. After millions of years of being frozen, Demons resurface and invade earth. The only way for Akira to fight back is to merge with a demon, use... Read more

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Best horror TV series of 2017

Top rated 2017 horror TV series

  • Channel zero: No end House

    CREATOR: Nick Antosca
    CAST: Abigail Pniowsky Keenan Lehmann Amy Forsyth


    A new anthology horror series from the United states. Syfy Channel and writer Nick Antosca bring us Channel Zero. The No End House season will be about the No-End house, a bizarre house of horrors that is made up of a series of very disturbing rooms. Read more

    RATING: 71/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 9th, 2017

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  • The Mist

    CREATOR: Christian Torpe
    CAST: Isiah Whitlock Jr. Bill Carr Gus Birney

    Another movie turned into a television series. Based on the novel by Stephen King about a town mysteriously covered in a dense mist, and the creature hidden in that mist. Read more

    RATING: 80/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 9th, 2017

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Best horror TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2019

2010's best rated horror TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Stranger Things

    CREATOR: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer
    CAST: Winona Ryder David Harbour Finn Wolfhard

    The horror-hit of 2016! A very thrilling and good-looking show about a lost boy and the search for him. One of the better (or the best?) Spielberg-adaptions! Read more

    RATING: 90/100

    RELEASE DATE: July 15th, 2016

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  • Hannibal

    CREATOR: Bryan Fuller
    CAST: Hugh Dancy Mads Mikkelsen Caroline Dhavernas

    A series that surely will not be appreciated by everyone. Mads Mikkelsen, one of Denmark’s greatest actors, has a pretty headstrong interpretation of Hannibal that feels a bit awkward in the beginning. That feeling vanishes quickly, fortunately. The story of the television series deviates from the movie in certain ways, but the overall narrative is the same: a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibal is involved in solving a murder case. Read more

    RATING: 86/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 4th, 2013

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  • The Walking Dead

    CREATOR: Frank Darabont
    CAST: Andrew Lincoln Norman Reedus Melissa McBride

    A zombie apocalypse wrecks the life of the ones who survived and aim to stay alive. Read more

    RATING: 85/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 31st, 2010

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  • American Horror Story

    CREATOR: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy
    CAST: Lady Gaga Kathy Bates Angela Bassett

    A family from Boston moves to a haunted house in Los Angeles, and many more spooky anthology episodes followed. Read more

    RATING: 82/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 5th, 2011

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  • Penny Dreadful

    CREATOR: John Logan
    CAST: Josh Hartnett Timothy Dalton Eva Green

    Classic characters like Doran Gray and Dr. Frankenstein are brought back to life whithin this intresting, dramatic horror series. A great cast, great decoration and intriguing stories. Read more

    RATING: 82/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 28th, 2014

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  • The Returned

    CREATOR: Carlton Cuse
    CAST: Kevin Alejandro Agnes Bruckner India Ennenga

    The Returned tells the story about a little village in France where people who are deemed death return to pick up their normal lives as if nothing has happened. It is a zombie series, but not a typical one, and as far as we’re concerned one the best horror shows of 2013. Read more

    RATING: 72/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 9th, 2015

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